Dr Bronwyn Evans is the CEO Standards Australia. Standards Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation, recognised by the Australian Government as the peak non-government Standards body in Australia.
Bronwyn recently held the position of Senior Vice President, Quality, Clinical and Regulation, with Cochlear Limited reporting to the CEO.
She has over 30 years’ experience as a business executive in the areas of medical devices, engineering education, Standards development and power generation.
She is the Chair of the Industry Growth Centre for Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals, a member of the Australia-Japan Foundation and Deputy Chair of The Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering and member of the Centre’s Finance and Risk Committee.
Dr Evans has previously held positions as an independent non-executive director of John Holland Limited, Chair of the Medical Technology Association of Australia Board, Chair of the National Board of the Centre for Engineering Leadership and Management and a member of the Future Manufacturing Industry Innovation Council.
Bronwyn is a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, an Honorary Fellow of University of Wollongong and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
In 2014 she was awarded the Engineers Australia President’s Award and in 2014 and 2015 was recognised as one of Australia’s 100 most influential engineers.
Dr Evans has a BE (Elec) and PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wollongong in the field of industrial automation.