Dr Tony Marjoram is a consultant on engineering, technology and international/humanitarian development. He was responsible for engineering in the Division of Basic and Engineering Sciences at UNESCO from 2001 to 2011, where one of his last major activities was to conceive and produce the first UNESCO Engineering Report.
He worked for UNESCO for 15 years, returning to Australia to build on his experience and work more directly on engineering, technology, innovation and development. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer, Fellow of Engineers Australia, has over 25 years experience in engineering, S&T policy, planning and management for development, including the Universities of Melbourne, the South Pacific and Manchester. He has published over 50 papers, books, articles and reports, and is a board member of several international journals.
He is an Honorary Visiting Fellow of the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, was a member of the Advisory Board of the “Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability” Centre at the University of Sussex and the UN Millennium Project Task Force on Science, Technology and Innovation, and helped organise World Engineers Conventions in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2011.