Academic, Associate Dean Research, Monash University
Professor Andrea Robinson is a synthetic organic chemist and academic at Monash University, Australia. She heads a vibrant research group who are currently investigating insulin, analgesics from venoms, natural product synthesis, and sustainable generation of polymers from renewable feedstock. She has worked in industry (DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Company, US) and has performed several major roles in her University, including the role of Associate Dean (Research). In addition to teaching, she currently heads the final year of a visionary BSc (Global Challenges) degree. When not at work, Andrea relaxes with her family, husband Paul and two teenage boys, Aaron and Kane.