Jane Burns

Jane Burns is Professor of Innovation and Industry at the University of Sydney and Chair of the National Advisory Council for the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service. She is a member of over 10 advisory boards and government working groups including the Vision for Australia Advisory Council, the Department of Communications Online Safety Working Group and the Department of Veteran Affairs Clinical Reference Group. She provides strategic advice to the government, university and social enterprise sector on improving well being.

In 2012 Jane Burns was a Victorian Finalist in the Telstra Business Women’s Awards. In 2015 Jane Burns won the Australian Financial Review and Westpac Group 100 Women of Influence award for Social Enterprise and Not-For-Profit.

She has a PhD in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine (Public Health and Epidemiology) at the University of Adelaide.