20 Jul 2022

Australia’s Top Innovators

Australia's top innovators

The Australian has released The List: Top 100 Innovators.

Innovators challenge the system – from a simple idea, they create the momentum to shape and influence future generations.

Innovators allow organisations to achieve growth by unlocking the ability to think outside the box, challenge the status quo and push boundaries.

ICMI are proud to represent these incredible innovators, who were each named on The List.


Ronni Kahn AO

Founder and CEO, OzHarvest
A simple act of rescuing food and delivering it to people in need quickly caught on, and in 2004 OzHarvest was born.

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Mike Smith

Founder, Zero Co
Zero Co aims to solve the global plastic problem through large scale ocean clean-ups and a closed-loop solution for personal care and home cleaning products.

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Pete Ceglinski

Founder and CEO, Seabin Project
On a mission is to have pollution-free oceans for future generations, Seabin Project have 1200 units in 50 countries, capturing more than 16 million kilograms of rubbish and pollutants.

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Laureate Professor Veena Sahajwalla

Expert in the field of recycling Science
Founding director of the Centre for Sustainable Materials Research & Technology at UNSW (SM@RT), Professor Veena is spearheading work on future green materials, products and resources made from waste.

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Simon Griffiths

Co-Founder and CEO, Who Gives a Crap
A profit-for-purpose toilet paper company that uses 50% of its profits to build toilets in the developing world.

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Erin Watson-Lynn

Internationally renowned public policy expert
An influential communicator and thought leader, Erin has advised clients including local government, the UN, the US Government, and big tech listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Yasmin Poole

Youth advocate
Challenging policymakers to think differently, Yasmin’s vision is for Australia to become a global leader in intersectional policymaking, with a Parliament that truly reflects the diversity of our communities.
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