Dr Joanne Lackenby (Jo) was elected President of the Australian Nuclear Association (ANA) at the ANA AGM held on Wed 26 August 2020.
Jo is a nuclear safety and licensing specialist at the OPAL Reactor at ANSTO in Sydney. She is actively involved in both Australian and international nuclear organisations, including the Australian Nuclear Association, Women in Nuclear (WiN) Australia Inc and WiN Global as a member of their Executive team.
Jo is also a 2019–2020 “Superstar of STEM”. This is a program that aims to equip female STEM professionals with advanced communications skills to empower them to share their stories with the general public. Jo uses her “Superstar” and nuclear organisation positions to communicate the benefits of peaceful nuclear technologies to the community, media and politicians.
Jo holds a BE in environmental engineering and a PhD in geotechnical engineering, both from the University of Wollongong.
The ANA Committee for 2020-21 is:
|President||Dr Joanne Lackenby|
|Vice President||Dr Mark Ho|
|Secretary & Public Officer||Dr John Harries|
|Treasurer||Mr Mark Healy|
|Committee||Mr Ned Blagojevic|
|Ms Helen Cook|
|Dr Neil McDonald|
|Dr Edward Obbard|
|Dr John Patterson|