Research Fellow, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program
Don Scott-Kemmis is a Research Fellow in the United States Studies Centre’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program. The focus of his work is innovation policy and management.
Previously an Associate Professor at the Australian National University, where he led the Innovation Management and Policy Program. Don has also held research appointments at the University of Sussex and University of Wollongong and taught courses in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship to postgraduate students at the University of Sydney, ANU and UTS.
Don has been a consultant to many national and international organisations, including the FAO, ILO, UNESCO, EU and GIZ.
With deep expertise in research, science and innovation policy across the Australian public sector, Don has also been part of Australia’s diplomatic corps as an Overseas Counsellor and a Ministerial Adviser.
Don holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science and Master of Science from the University of Sydney and a Master of Science from the University of Sussex.
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