Professor Dan Hill is Director of Melbourne School of Design, the graduate school of the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne. A designer and urbanist, his previous design leadership roles include Vinnova (the Swedish government’s innovation agency), Arup, Future Cities Catapult, Fabrica, SITRA and the BBC, and he has lived and worked in UK, Australia, Finland, Italy and Sweden. He is also Visiting Professor at UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Design Academy Eindhoven, and an Adjunct Professor in Design at RMIT University. He is a founding member of the Council on Urban Initiatives, a joint initiative between UCL, LSE Cities and UN HABITAT. Dan was also an inaugural Design Advocate for the Mayor of London, and served as a Trustee of Participatory City Foundation.