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


    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:
    Lance Chia Manager, Liverpool Innovation Precinct
    Usha Iyer-Raniga Lead/Co Lead, Sustainable Buildings and Construction, United Nations
    Moderated by:
    Tim Weale Head of New Business, Region Group

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