Bronte Adams is an experienced CEO, Rhodes Scholar, former McKinsey & Co consultant, senior government executive, and board Director. Respected for her bipartisan and independent approach, she has led and managed public sector policy development and implementation and has advised a wide range of clients in the innovation, health, technology, science & research, startup, cultural, and education sectors. She advised the Hon. Alan Stockdale and went on to lead the Victorian Government’s technology arm, reforming government through the use of technology, managing major procurements, attracting foreign investment and stimulating the uptake of technology across commercial, public and community sectors.
Bronte is the Director and founder of consulting firm dandolopartners international where she and her team have undertaken a range of research and strategy projects involving Victorian startups, including mapping Victoria’s startup ecosystem and developing a strategy for generating and capturing economic value from startups and entrepreneurs.
Bronte has chaired and sat on numerous public and private sector entities. Current appointments include Director of National Innovation and Science Australia, Victorian Education and Research Network, Australian National Commission to UNESCO, Rhodes Trust in Australia, AICD Technology Governance and Innovation Panel.