Mark Moran is the Professor and Chair of Development Effectiveness at the University of Queensland’s Institute for Social Science Research. Mark has a unique background of technical and social science research with a degree in civil engineering and a PhD in geography and planning. He is closely affiliated with the Aboriginal Environment Research Centre. His career spans across academia, nonprofits, government and consultancy. Professor Moran has worked in Indigenous and international development contexts. He has broad range of research and practical experience in development, including governance, public finance management, participation, community planning, social housing, water and sanitation.