Göran Roos.

Chair, Advanced Manufacturing Council, Australia

Göran Roos is chairing the Advanced Manufacturing Council in Adelaide; is a member of the Economic Development Board; the Council for Flinders University;, and CSIRO’s Manufacturing Sector Advisory Council. He is also Professor in Strategic Design in the Faculty of Design, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia; Adjunct Professor at Mawson Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia; Adjunct Professor at ECIC, University of Adelaide, South Australia; Australia; Adjunct Professor at University of Technology Sydney Business School, Australia; Adjunct Associate Professor in the College of Business, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Senior Advisor to Aalto Executive Education Academy in Helsinki.


He was a member of the Prime Ministers Manufacturing Leaders Group and has been the chairman of the board for VTT International in Finland; Honorary Professor at Warwick Business School in the UK and Visiting Professor of Intangible Asset Management and Performance Measurement at the Centre for Business Performance, Cranfield University;


Göran was named one of the 13 most influential thinkers for the 21st Century by the Spanish business journal “Direccion y Progreso” and was appointed “Manufacturing for the Future” Thinker in Residence by the South Australian Premier for the year 2011 and an appointed member of the Prime Minister’s Manufacturing Leaders Group 2012/2013. He was selected for Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Top 10 Speeches 2013: A collection of the most influential speeches in 2013 for the speech: “The future of manufacturing in Australia: Innovation and productivity”.