Roy Green

Former Dean of the UTS Business School at the University of Technology Sydney
Participated in: 2018 Artisanship at Scale Program

Roy Green is the Former Dean of the UTS Business School at the University of Technology Sydney. Roy graduated with first class honours from the University of Adelaide and gained a PhD from the University of Cambridge, where he was also a Research Fellow. He has worked in universities, business and government in Australia and overseas, including as Dean of the Macquarie Graduate School of Management and the Business School at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Roy has advised and published widely in the areas of innovation policy and management as well as trends in business education. He has undertaken research projects with the OECD, European Commission and Enterprise Ireland.

In recent years, Roy chaired and participated in the Australian Government’s Innovative Regions Centre, CSIRO Manufacturing Sector Advisory Council, NSW Manufacturing Council, Enterprise Connect Advisory Committee and ABS Innovation Reference Group. He was co-author of a Business Council of Australia/ Society for Knowledge Economics report in 2006, New Pathways to Prosperity: A National Innovation Framework for Australia, he conducted the Australian Government’s Review of the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industries in 2008, Building Innovative Capability, and he led Australian participation in a major global study of management practice and productivity in 2009, Manufacturing Matters for Australia – Just how productive are we?

In 2012, Roy contributed to the Prime Minister’s Manufacturing Taskforce report Smarter Manufacturing for a Smarter Australia and was co-author of a research report on productivity for the McKell Institute, Understanding Productivity – Australia’s Choice. Subsequently, he coordinated an 18 month Australian Government funded project by the Australian Business Deans Council on The Future of Management Education and co-authored a report on public sector innovation for the Institute of Public Administration Australia, Shaping the Future through Co-Creation. In 2015, Roy was asked to prepare a report for the Senate Innovation System Inquiry on The Structure and Performance of Australia’s National Innovation System which became an input to the Prime Minister’s National Innovation and Science Agenda. Roy also joined the Research Advisory Committee of the Centre for Policy Development and Universities Australia Work Integrated Learning Taskforce, and he was appointed Chair of the Queensland Competition Authority.