Roy Green is Emeritus Professor and Special Innovation Adviser at the University of Technology Sydney and Conjoint Professor at the University of Newcastle. Roy has undergraduate degrees from the University of Adelaide and a PhD from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Research Fellow. He was Dean of the UTS Business School for 9 years and he has also served as Dean at the National University of Ireland Galway and Macquarie Graduate School of Management. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW, Irish Academy of Management, Centre for Policy Development, e61 and RSA. Roy has published widely in the areas of innovation policy and management and has undertaken projects with industry, government and public agencies such as the OECD and European Commission. Roy’s roles have included Chair of the Australian Government’s Innovative Regions Centre, CSIRO Manufacturing Sector Advisory Council, NSW Manufacturing Council and Queensland Competition Authority, and member of the Prime Minister’s Manufacturing Taskforce. He conducted a review of the Australian Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industries in 2008, led Australian participation in a global study of management practice and productivity and a national project for the Australian Business Deans Council on the future of management education. He was also expert adviser to the 2015 Senate Innovation System inquiry, member of the NSW Modern Manufacturing Taskforce and board member for the Innovative Manufacturing CRC. Currently, he is Chair of the Port of Newcastle, the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Hub and FIAL (Food Innovation & Agribusiness), and board member of the SmartSat CRC and Charles Sturt University Council.