Ian has over 30 years’ experience in business, research, academia, and government, including positions as Chief Executive of Green Industries SA, a State Government agency, Professor (affiliate) with the University of Adelaide and a Principal Research Scientist with the CSIRO. Ian is currently the Principal of Natural Economy, a consultancy in sustainability. He has a passion for sustainability and enhancing environmental, social, and economic outcomes and the implementation of the circular economy. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours and a PhD. He also has a Graduate Certificate in Management, an MBA and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ian is a member of the Circular Australia Ltd Board and the Regional Development Australia – Adelaide Board.