Professor Roy Green is Emeritus Professor and Special Innovation Advisor at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), where he was Dean of the UTS Business School. He gained his undergraduate degrees from the University of Adelaide and a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge. Professor Green has published widely in the areas of innovation, industry and regional development policy, including projects with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and European Commission. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce, Royal Society of New South Wales and the Centre for Policy Development.
Professor Green has led and participated in public inquiries and commissions, and he chaired the Australian Government’s Innovative Regions Centre, CSIRO Manufacturing Sector Advisory Council, New South Wales Manufacturing Industries Advisory Council and Queensland Competition Authority. He was also a member of the Prime Minister’s Manufacturing Taskforce and director of the Innovative Manufacturing CRC. Currently, Professor Green chairs the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Hub, Food Innovation & Agribusiness Ltd (FIAL) Industry Growth Centre and the Port of Newcastle, and he is a member of the Australian Design Council and New South Wales Modern Manufacturing Taskforce.