Robyn Keast

Robyn Keast

Occupation

Professor, School of Business and Tourism, Southern Cross University, Australia; former Chair of the Collaborative Research Network: Policy and Planning for Regional Sustainability

Robyn Keast has an extensive research portfolio, covering, for example, governance, government/community relations, social and public policy, police-corruption, interest-based negotiation and asset management. Robyn is recognised internationally for her research on networked arrangements and collaborative practice and has extensive experience in working with government, industry and community groups, having led numerous research projects in social services integration. She also chaired the Collaborative Research Network: Policy and Planning for Regional Sustainability, and has had leadership roles with several  hard-infrastructure projects, including the Strategic HR Program within the Cooperative Research Centre for Integrated Engineering Asset Management, the Cooperative Research Centre for Construction Innovation, and Research Director for the Airport Metropolis Project.