Steering Panels and Workstreams 

Our Steering Panels drive IoTAA’s key programs – Sustainability, Productivity and Trusted Technology & Data. The Workstreams focus on the key areas of Health, Water, Smart Places and Infrastructure, Food and Agribusiness, Manufacturing,  Start-ups and Workplace Skills & Capability. The work of our Steering Panels and Workstreams includes advocacy, producing whitepapers and industry guidelines and facilitating and curating workshops and events.

Steering Panels


Identify and raise awareness of the data needed to achieve net zero and circularity targets

Acting Chair: Jannat Maqbool, Aurecon


Promoting valuable use cases, highlighting leaders, codifying good practice, and quantifying the value of IoT adoption

Co-chair: Paul Siemers, Healthscope

Co-chair: Ken Holder, KPMG

Trusted Technology & Data

Demystifying IoT technology, creating design and deployment tool sets, setting the principles and good practices for trust in IoT, developing an IoT for Good charter

Co-chair: Jannat Maqbool, Aurecon

Co-chair: Bill Wood, Arid Systems
























Smart Places & Infrastructure

Catalyses Australian IoT competitive advantage for smart cities. 

Co-chair: Adam Beck, ENE.HUB

Food & Agribusiness

Increases the potential of the Australian agricultural sector through key digital productivity drivers underpinned by IoT.

Co-chair: Jonathon Quigley, Sparklabscultiv8

Co-chair: Ashley Rootsey, FoodAgilityCRC


Accelerates the adoption of IoT and related technologies in the Australian water sector to deliver value.

Co-chair: Ash Vesali, IoTA

Co-chair: Sean Cohen, Suez


Helps the Australian manufacturing sector leverage step change business value from IoT and related technologies.

Co-chair: Sam White, Bosch

Co-chair: Christian Ruberg, CSIRO


Promotes greater awareness of the IoT value proposition for healthcare in Australia and accelerates adoption.

Co-chair: Vlad Tohadze, Vodafone

Co-chair: Antony Clarke, Strategic Medical


Enable the Construction industry to embrace IoT technology to support better safety, compliance and productivity outcomes.

Co-chair: Angus Kennard, Inauro

Co-chair: Steve Lennon, GHD


Builds the Australian IoT start-up ecosystem through sustained community development to help Australian IoT start-ups succeed.

Co-chair: Matt Tati, Milcane

Co-chair: Eike Zeller, Stone & Chalk

Workforce, Skills & Capability

Drive Australian education/ skills providers and workforce participants to close the IT skills gap

Chair: Dominic Schipano, CITT