Dr Chris Goldspink is the Research Director and Chief Scientist with Incept Labs. An expert in complex organizational and social change, he has supported Corporates and Government in the change process for 20 years. A former Assistant Director of Social Statistics with the ABS, Chris has held a range of senior staff and line management positions in the communications, technology, wine and information services industries. He has also held academic posts at the International Graduate School of Management, University of South Australia, and the Centre for Research in Social Simulation (CRESS), Department of Sociology, University of Surrey. He is currently a visiting Fellow with the Graduate School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences and law University of Bristol and with the Centre for Systems Learning and leadership - a collaboration between the Systems Centre in the Faculty of Engineering and the Graduate School of Education at the University of Bristol.
His research is highly trans-disciplinary, spanning psychology, sociology, cognitive and organization science, ecology, complexity science, artificial intelligence. He is skilled in the use of both quantitative and qualitative research methods as well as in the use of simulation for the study of social system complexity and emergence. Chris has extensive teaching and group facilitation experience within both industry and academic contexts in Oceania, Europe and South East Asia. He has published widely in both academic and industry journals.