Fellows of the Royal Society of NSW (O)

On this page are listed brief biographies of the following Fellows.
The recorded year references the date on which the Fellow joined the Society,
while the suffixed entry displays the Branch with which the Fellow is associated.

  • Samantha Oakes, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
  • Mary O'Kane, Fellow (2014) : Sydney
  • Ian Oppermann, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
  • Sue O'Reilly, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
  • Frederick Osman, Fellow (2009) : Sydney
  • Samantha Oakes, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) PhD (UNSW)
    Director, Research Investment, National Breast Cancer Foundation, Garvan Institute of Medical Research

    Samantha Oakes' contributions to the improvement of breast cancer survival has been significant through the discovery of new therapeutic combinations, to leading the follow-up unit for Australia’s largest advanced cancer genomic clinical trial.

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    Mary O'Kane, Fellow (2014) : Sydney
    Former NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer
    Chair, NSW Independent Planning Commission

    Mary O'Kane is widely recognised for her achievements in computer science research, and her many contributions through roles at the highest level in higher education, in government, particularly in the energy, ICT, and research sectors, and in business.

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    Ian Oppermann, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc BE (Elec.) PhD (Syd.) MBA (London) FTSE FIEEE FACS FIEAust
    Industry Professor, University of Technology Sydney
    NSW Chief Data Scientist, Department of Customer Service, NSW Government

    Ian Oppermann is a global thought leader in the Digital Economy. His entrepreneurship and strong track record in strategic business transformation have delivered benefit to hundreds of millions of people.

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    Sue O'Reilly, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
    AM FRSN BSc (Syd) PhD (Syd) 1973 DHC (St Etienne) 2011 FAA FGSA FMSA
    Distinguished Professor and Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems, Macquarie University

    Suzanne O'Reilly is an internationally-recognised expert in mapping deep Earth, with results increasing fundamental understanding of Earth's evolution and delivering widely adopted new tools to the mineral exploration industry.

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    Frederick Osman, Fellow (2009) : Sydney
    Associate Director (Academic), Study Abroad Sydney Academic Centre, Boston University

    Fred Osman is reconised as an experienced teacher and researcher at tertiary and secondary levels, and as an experienced manager of education programs across the school, community and industry sectors.

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