Ken Smith is Dean and CEO of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) and was the Agent General for Queensland based in London. He has headed the Queensland Departments of Premier and Cabinet, Infrastructure, Education, Arts, Employment and Training, Family Services and Housing Local Government and Planning. He has taken a public policy and administration leadership role at state and national levels. Ken is a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators and Educational Leadership, an Enterprise Professor at University of Melbourne and held numerous adjunct professorial positions. He is a board member of companies and authorities.