Executive Director, Australian Centre for Innovation, University of Sydney

Professor Ron Johnston is Executive Director of the Australian Centre for Innovation (ACIIC) and a Professor in the Faculty of Engineering & IT at the University of Sydney.

Educated initially as a scientist in Australia, the UK and the US, he has devoted most of his career to develop a better understanding and application of the ways that science and technology contribute to economic and social development, of the possibilities for managing research and technology more effectively, and of insights into the processes and culture of innovation.

Experience

  • –present
    Executive Director, Australian Centre for Innovation, University of Sydney

Education

  • 1964 
    UNSW, B.Sc Chemistry