Your expert facilitator Assoc. Professor Robert Perrons
Prior to joining the Queensland University of Technology in Australia as an Associate
Professor in 2011, Rob worked in a wide variety of roles and locations for Shell
International’s Exploration & Production division, and served as the company’s Executive
Coordinator of Global R&D in The Hague.
Rob is a member of the United Nations’ Resources and Energy Expert Group, and works
for the Australian Government on an ad hoc basis as a member of their Expert Network
providing advice about the energy industry and emerging innovations in that sector, with
the overarching objective of accelerating the commercialization of promising new energy
He is a technical adviser to MIT's Mining, Oil & Gas Club and several energy and
resource sector technology start-ups around the world. He has written and evangelized
extensively on the topic of innovation in asset-intensive industries.