Eco-natives: Shaping education in the Sixth Wave of Innovation (November 17, 11.30am)
James Bradfield Moody is Executive Director, Development at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), one of the world’s largest and most diverse global research organizations. Moody is on the Advisory Council of the Australian Bureau of Statistics and a Board Member of the Brisbane Institute. He is an Australian National Commissioner for UNESCO, was previously co-chair of the UN Environment Programme Youth Advisory Council and Executive Secretary of the taskforce on Science and Technology for the UN Millennium Development Goals.
He has been named Young Australian of the Year in Science and Technology and one of the Australian Financial Review’s Young Executives of the Year. Moody received his PhD in Innovation Theory from the Australian National University, National Graduate School of Management and was Chief Systems Engineer for the Australian Satellite FedSat, the first Australian satellite to be launched in 30 years. He is the co-author of The Sixth Wave: how to succeed in a resource-limited world and is a regular panellist on the ABC TV television program The New Inventors.