Dr. Tom Verhelst

Founding Director

Griffith Data Trust

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Dr. Tom Verhelst is the Founding Director of Griffith Data Trust and currently holds the position of Director at the Relational Insights Data Lab. His role encompasses leveraging data-driven methodologies to devise solutions to enduring issues such as financial fraud, climate change, equal opportunity to services, and the construction of flourishing communities. Dr. Verhelst is an alumnus of the University of Antwerp, where he earned his PhD in organic chemistry. Furthermore, he also has an MBA degree, with a major in public policy, from Griffith University.

Dr. Verhelst brings a wealth of global industry experience in R&D to the table, primarily in the application of pioneering platform technologies for the furtherance of scientific progress and subsequent positive socioeconomic impacts.

His areas of expertise include data analytics, artificial intelligence, data governance, data-driven policymaking, and data-based policy evaluation.

Next Appearance
Future of Queensland Government Summit 2024
9 Speakers
12 Sponsors
Belinda Lloyd
She Codes Australia
Robert Champion
Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy
Jelena Nikolic
Residential Tenancies Authority
Dr David Lacey
ID Care
Clayton Brazil
WorkCover Queensland
Professor Ryan Ko
The University of Queensland
FSTGov Future of QLD Government Summit 2024
27 March 2024
  • Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
To participate as a speaker:
Patrick Joy
Head of Production - Government
T: +61 2 8484 0996
To participate as a speaker:
Murali Ramesh
Head of Production - FSI
T: +61 2 8484 0904
To participate as a speaker:
Jasmine Haw Alverez
Conference Producer
T: +61 2 8484 0918