Evan Thornley

Technology entrepreneur Evan Thornley is Chief Executive of electric car network Better Place Australia.

The former Victorian MP also co-founded and served as chairman and CEO of internet search advertising company LookSmart Ltd, one of the few Australian technology companies to be taken public on the NASDAQ Stock Market.

Evan has worked as a management consultant with leading global management-consulting firm McKinsey & Company, and was the founding Chair of the Board of Per Capita, a public policy think tank.

Holding degrees in Law and Commerce from The University of Melbourne, where he served as student body President, Evan has served on the board of the Brotherhood of St. Laurence, and was a Founding Director of GetUp.

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