Chair, Science Advisory Council, UNSW

Trevor Danos AM has been a lawyer for more than thirty years.

Trevor is chair of the Dean of Science's Advisory Council at UNSW. He is a past board member or director of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, TransGrid and the Cooperatives Research Centres (CRC) Committee. He is a board member of Northern Sydney Local Health District and is a member of the A/NZ Coordination Committee for the Square Kilometre Array telescope. He is a past President of the Science Foundation for Physics and a past Deputy Chair of the Human Research Ethics Committee at the University of Sydney.

Trevor has a passion for science and has completed a Graduate Diploma in Science in the History and Philosophy of Science.

He is an Adjunct Professor at UNSW.


  • –present
    Chair, Science Advisory Council, UNSW Australia
  • 2016–present
    Adjunct professor, UNSW Australia


  • 2012 
    University of Sydney, Grad Dip Science
  • 1982 
    University of Sydney, LLB BEc


  • 2012
    The Pursuit of Excellence: A History of the Professor Harry Messel International Science School, UWA Publishing


Member of the Order of Australia