William Grace is a Fellow of Engineers Australia with over 30 years of experience in infrastructure and development in Australia and internationally. He also has post-graduate qualifications in system dynamics from a leading US university. He is an independent sustainability adviser, researcher and consultant, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Western Australia’s Urban Design Research Centre.

Bill’s research interests involve the application of systems analysis to sustainability strategy at the global, national and local level. He has researched and presented in Australia and internationally on sustainability and resilience with a particular focus on the role of complex system dynamics simulation. He was previously Deputy Chairman of the Western Australian Sustainability Roundtable, which was charged with providing advice to the Premier on implementation of the Western Australia State Sustainability Strategy.