Professor Cara Wrigley is the inaugural director of the Queensland Defence Science Alliance. She was previously the Jericho chair of Design Innovation at the University of Sydney sponsored by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). She holds extensive experience in research and commercialization investigating the strategic role design plays in the creation of disruptive technologies in the military context. Her work has been adopted throughout the Australian Defence Force as a new and innovative way to approach and solve complex and wicked problems. Professor Wrigley continues to lead and lecture on Military Design Thinking within the Australian Defence College. Her work has appeared in a wide range of high-quality publications and she is a leading global authority in the field of Design and Military Design Thinking.
Contact: Design Innovation, Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation), The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Qld, 4072 Australia.