Lance Chia

Manager, Liverpool Innovation Precinct
Lance is currently Manager of the Liverpool Innovation Precinct, in South West Sydney. His career began as a Clinical Biochemist, spending >23 years in diagnostic pathology and with Abbott Laboratories. He is a former National President of the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists. As Head of Global Marketing at ResMed Ltd (2002-2008), he developed new medical devices and launched them globally. He was Marketing Director for APAC, MENA and eventually adding Europe up to 2016, departing ResMed to join a leading consulting firm as partner. Lance mentors for a number of accelerator programs, including CSIRO ON, Remarkable Tech and Rewa in New Zealand. He has Masters Degrees, in Clinical Biochemistry, Business Administration and Commercial Law, is a Non-Executive Director for a NFP and Chairs the board of medtech start-up, Navi Medical Technologies.

Takes part in

  • Smart & Healthy Buildings SummitView Full Event
  • 16:40 - 17:20

    Panel Discussion: Examining the role of smart buildings in realising innovation, sustainability and the circular economy within cities

    By Lisa McLean Non-Executive Director, Open Cities Alliance & CEO, NSW Circular

    In this session we examine the goals and outcomes of Smart Buildings and Precincts in the broader context of Smart Cities. The session will examine:

    • What are the outcomes we want from a smart building for the people and companies that live and work in them?
    • Examining how smart buildings form the basis of a broader smart city
    • Looking at how smart buildings foster an environment for innovation and can play a key role in collaboration between companies and enhancing the economy
    • How do smart buildings fit into the circular economy and what does this mean for the users of the buildings and society overall?
    • Supporting the shift towards sustainable consumption and production patterns with respect to the built environment.
    Panellists include:
    Lisa McLean Non-Executive Director, Open Cities Alliance & CEO, NSW Circular
    Lance Chia Manager, Liverpool Innovation Precinct
    Usha Iyer-Raniga Lead/Co Lead, Sustainable Buildings and Construction, United Nations
    Moderated by:
    Tim Weale National Sustainability Manager, SCA Property Group

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