Professor Ian Goodwin-Smith

Professor Goodwin-Smith is the Matthew Flinders Professor of Social Impact and Director of the Centre for Social Impact Flinders.

He is a researcher in the fields of social policy and social service with extensive experience in research and evaluation relating to social service improvement, systems reform, and social policy.

He is a research leader experienced in managing research centres and concentrations in collaboration and partnership with industry and community stakeholders.

Ian has a history of working collaboratively with government and non-government organisations, communities and people who have been marginalised. He has a long track record of research partnerships, both internationally and in all Australian states and territories, in metropolitan, country and remote settings.

Ian has experience in co-designing and administering large scale research and evaluation projects, and in working across sectors and disciplines with a range of stakeholder groups.