Professor Bruce Wilson is Director of the European Union Centre at RMIT University and Australian contact for the PASCAL International Observatory.
Bruce leads a major project on comparative regional policy in Europe, Australia and Asia. More generally, he helps to build linkages between Australia and Europe and link an international network of researchers and policymakers with city and regional governments in policy formation related to social and economic policy, lifelong learning and environment.
He was previously the founding Dean of the School of Global Studies, Social Sciences and Planning (now GUSS) at RMIT University. He has had long experience in working with all levels of government on organisational and social change, and he is a member of the Hume Global Learning Village Committee and Advisory Board, and the Jobs and Skills Task Force.
Currently, Bruce is engaged in projects addressing the importance of knowledge in urban and regional development. He has led projects on social inclusion and cohesion, innovation, learning, organisational and work design, and social and economic development, involving collaboration among public, private and community sector organisations.