Adam Lewis – Non Executive Chairman

Adam Lewis spent 20 years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, where he was the managing partner Australia & New Zealand from 2002 to 2008.

Adam was also member of McKinsey & Company’s global personnel committees and Asia Council governing body. Adam has extensive consulting experience at the most senior levels of corporations across a range of industries including: metals; mining; chemicals; manufacturing; telecommunications; retailing; banking and government. Adam’s particular expertise is in business unit and corporate strategy, including game theory and competitive analysis; as well as organisational design.

He has an MBA (Honours) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Bachelor of Electronic Engineering (Honours) from Curtin University.



David Scoullar – Managing Director

David joined the Southern Innovation Board of Directors in 2005 as a Non-executive Director and in February 2008 David joined the Southern Innovation executive team as Managing Director.

Prior to joining Southern Innovation David was a Partner in the KordaMentha Group, an Australian accounting practice, where he was in charge of the Group’s boutique Mergers and Acquisitions practice 333Capital. He previously worked with Arthur Andersen in their audit and corporate finance practices in Melbourne and London.

David’s commercial experience spans contract negotiations, initial public offerings, venture capital, company and asset valuations as well as company sales and acquisitions. David is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia, a member of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.



Paul Scoullar – Technical Director

Paul Scoullar is an entrepreneur and inventor. Paul founded Southern Innovation in 2004 to commercialise technology developed during his PhD research at the University of Melbourne. Paul has been involved with all aspects of the launch and development of Southern Innovation and Southern Innovation’s SITORO® technology.

As founder, Technical Director and inventor Paul is responsible for all aspects of R&D at Southern Innovation.

Paul has a Bachelor Engineering (Honours) from the University of Melbourne.