Adrian (Adi) Paterson joined the STEM Male Champions of Change group in 2016
- CEO of Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation since 2009.
- Formerly General Manager of Business Development and Operations at the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor Company in South Africa
- Past Chair of the South Africa Innovation Fund and was a member of the National Advisory Council on Innovation
- Worked at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (South Africa’s equivalent to CSIRO), including in the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
- B Sc PhD (Uni of Cape Town)