Professor Susan Pond, AM

Dow Sustainability Program


Dr Susan Pond AM FTSE is Chair of the Australian Initiative for Sustainable Aviation Fuels and Adjunct Professor at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.

Her interests include the transition of the transportation sector to alternative fuels; the market sectors driving demand for advanced biofuels; and the policy settings to enable development of the integrated systems and multiple product and business opportunities for the advanced biofuels industry.

Dr Pond is also Chair of the Australian Government’s Clean Technology Innovation Committee, Vice President of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and Board Member of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation and Biotron Ltd.

She has previously held executive positions in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, most recently as Chairman and Managing Director of Johnson & Johnson Research Pty Limited and Chairman of the Australian biotechnology industry organisation, AusBiotech.