Prof. Dr. Fred Gault
5. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainability Transitions
Fred Gault is a Professor Extraordinairy at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in South Africa and a member of the TUT Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI). He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg in the DST/NRF/Newton Fund Trilateral Research Chair in Transformative Innovation, the 4th Industrial Revolution and Sustainable Development. He served on the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) Panel on the State of Science and Technology in Canada, the CCA Panel on the Socio-Economic Impacts of Innovation Investments, and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences Panel on Developing Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators for the Future. He chairs the Advisory Committee of the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII) at the Human Sciences Research Council in South Africa. His research interests are in the statistical measurement of innovation in all economic sectors and the use of the resulting indicators to develop policy and to monitor and evaluate implimented innovation policy.