BEST Executive Committee

  • Professor Uwe Dulleck

    Centre Director

    Background Uwe obtained his PhD at Humboldt University Berlin in 1999. Before Uwe joined QUT he was a Professor of Economics at the University of Linz, Austria and an Assistant Professor at the University of Vienna. His publications can be found in the ‘American Economic Review’, ‘Journal of Economic Literature’,...

  • Professor Rebekah Russell-Bennett

    Deputy Director

    Background Rebekah has an international reputation for research and industry relevance in the field of Social Marketing (using commercial marketing to address social problems such as alcohol consumption,  chronic disease, water usage, electricity use, public transport and diet).  She is immediate past National President of the Australian Association of Social Marketing (the...

  • Annita Nugent

    Centre Manager

    Annita has extensive experience in the management of major research initiatives, bringing together researchers from diverse disciplines, government stakeholders and industry partners, to maximize the impact of university research. With a background in intellectual property and the life sciences, Annita’s previous roles include Manager, Innovation and Commercial Development at the...


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