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Evan Thornley


Evan Thornley is the CEO of Better Place.

Thornley’s involvement with a Better Place Australia aims to get electric cars rolling in Australia. Before this Evan served in the Victorian Parliament.

He and his wife also left their mark on Silicon Valley with a startup company LookSmart. He is the National Secretary of the Australian Fabian Society. He serves on the board of the Brotherhood of St. Laurence and was a Founding Director of Get Up, an online activist network.

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