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Dr. Adrian (Adi) Paterson

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Dr. Adrian (Adi) Paterson, Independent Director

  • Adi Paterson is the Principal and Founder of Siyeva Consulting

  • Prior to founding Siyeva in 2021, Adi worked as the CEO for Australia’s Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO), one of Australia’s largest public research organizations and recognized as an international player in nuclear science and technology

  • During his time at ANSTO, Adi had strategic oversight and responsibility for ANSTO’s multi-faceted portfolio of activities, including securing funding and operating the Australian Synchrotron, a major research facility serving as an innovation hub in southeast Melbourne

  • Adi ensured integrated operations the for Open Pool Australian Light-Water (OPAL) Reactor at ANSTO – which provides isotopes for medical diagnosis and treatment, access to neutrons for science and irradiation services for Australian and overseas users – ultimately becoming one of the most productive reactors in its class globally

  • In addition to his time at ANSTO, Adi has experience in key policy areas as a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE), Engineers Australia (EA) and the Royal Society of New South Wales

  • Adi holds a BSc in Chemistry and a PhD in Engineering, both from the University of Cape Town and an Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Wollongong