Dialog Box


Who We Are

Ms Jas Chambers

Chair, SIMS Foundation


Jas Chambers works at the intersection of STEM – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – governance, policy, and action with a passion for work that calls for collaborative approaches, often in complex stakeholder contexts. Jas has worked in Australian higher education and government in senior leadership roles across STEM operations, communications, and international science diplomacy including with United Nations Specialized Agencies and the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, representing Australia.


As Director of Provenance Consulting, she works with research, academia, government agencies, community and philanthropic organisations and funding bodies. Jas is a graduate of Marine Science, (University of Sydney 1997), Communications, (UTS 1998) and the Harvard Business School General Management Program (2018). Jas serves as Secretary to Science & Technology Australia and Board Member of the Grok Academy. 


Jas is Chair and Co-Founder of Ocean Decade Australia, an initiative designed to ensure Australia's Ocean Stakeholders have their say about what success for the ocean looks like for the United Nations declared Ocean Decade 2021 - 2030.