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Alfred Deakin Institute welcomes Industry Professor Robin Scott

Alfred Deakin Institute welcomes Industry Professor Robin Scott

The Alfred Deakin Institute is proud to welcome industry professor Mr Robin Scott to Deakin.

The Alfred Deakin Institute is proud to welcome Mr Robin Scott to Deakin.

Robin has joined the institute from the Victorian State Parliament where he held several ministerial roles including Minister for Finance, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Assistant Treasurer.

Along with his deep commitment to critical and analytical thinking, Robin also has considerable experience influencing public policy and delivering strategic evidence-based decision making. 

In his role as Industry Professor at the Institute, Robin will be leading our strategic work around impactful partnerships and engagement with end-users of our work.  

ADI Director Alfred Deakin Professor Fethi Mansouri said Robin’s expertise “will enable ADI researchers to undertake even more effective and meaningful  stakeholder engagement and policy translation with our growing and diversifying network of partners. He will also play a key role in our approach to large scale government-funded research and ensure that we are at the forefront of public policy  debates around social cohesion, economic justice, intercultural relations and sustainable development”.

Institute staff and members are looking forward to collaborating with Robin to develop new partnerships, influence policy direction and help our research effect meaningful change in the lives of the communities we work with.  

About Robin Scott

Robin Scott is an experienced public policy practitioner, including service in the Victorian Government as the Minister for Finance and Multicultural Affairs. He played a central role in the development of Victorian Government’s response to extremism, including the process that led to the establishment of the Centre for Resilient and Inclusive Societies.


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