Stephen Menzies is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Centre for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology and Chairman of the Silicon Quantum Computing Pty. Ltd. (SQC). Acknowledged as one of the leading securities lawyers in Australia, Stephen is currently a Consultant in the Corporate Practice at Ashurst in Sydney. Stephen is a non-executive Director at Platinum Asset Management Ltd, Director of Century Australia Investments Ltd and Director of TimeOut Australia and High Resolves (a charity to promote citizenship in children). He was head of the Ashurst China practice with a lifelong interest in China and is a Director of AsiaLink and a founding Director of the Australian Institute of Asian Culture and Visual Arts (VisAsia).