Professor Mark Moran leads the Development Effectiveness Group at the Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland. Mark has a unusual background of technical and social science research with a degree in civil engineering and a PhD in geography and planning. He has worked in a range of Indigenous and international development contexts, including China, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste, Bolivia and Lesotho, and remote Indigenous communities in Australia. His research interests include aid effectiveness, governance, public finance management and community-driven development. He has recently published a book titled Serious Whitefella Stuff: When Solutions Became the Problem in Indigenous Affairs. He is also leading the UQ Leadership in Global Development Masters and online MicroMasters, which provides advanced leadership and management skills for the development sector.