GS16 Speakers

Tayanah O'Donnell

Tayanah ODonnell

Director of Future Earth Australia based at the Australian Academy of Science

Tayanah is an experienced science leader, communicator and collaborator, having worked in research and leaderships roles in private practice, government and academia for 15 years. She has particular expertise in the legal, political and cultural aspects of climate change. She is a qualified lawyer and human geographer and is highly soughtafter for her ability to bring people from all walks of life together. Her passion is in working towards a better future for current and future generations and enabling intergenerational equity and justice.She is currently the Director of Future Earth Australia based at the Australian Academy of Science, with academic affiliations with the ANU and RMIT University.