Robyn is a business professional and Adjunct Academic in the School of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University. With more than 20 years experience as a business management consultant she is co-owner and Director of Corporate and Regional Enterprise (CARE) Consulting. With an extensive background in tertiary education, and academic and applied research both nationally and internationally, Robyn holds a PhD in Organisational Behaviour and Psychology from Queensland University of Technology, a Masters Degree in Economics from Miami University Ohio, and a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Geography from the University of Western Australia. She was appointed to the Business South West Board in 2016. She is also on the Regional Development Australia South West Boards and has previously served on the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government Rural-remote and Indigenous Local Government Reference Group and Research Advisory Committee, City of Bunbury Economic Advisory Committee, and the Boards of the Bunbury Wellington Economic Alliance, Bunbury Chamber of Commerce and Industry, ECU South West and South West Institute of Technology. Robyn has a strong interest in local and regional economic development, entrepreneurship and small business development. She is well recognised for her skills in leadership, strategic thinking, research and community engagement.