Executive Dean – UniSA Business, University of South Australia
Professor Andrew Beer is the Executive Dean of UniSA Business. He is a Fellow of the Regional Australia Institute, a member of the UK’s Academy of Social Sciences, and Chair of the Publications Committee of the London-based Regional Studies Association.
With a background in geography, Andrew has a long history of research on housing, ageing, and regional issues, including work in both metropolitan and non-metropolitan Australia. He has published extensively and his high-quality books, book chapters and journal articles cover topics such as housing affordability, governance, place leadership, structural adjustment, Australia’s ageing population, and regional studies.
Andrew has led several major research projects including an Australian Research Council Linkage Project which examined the relationship between local government and housing.
His work has had a substantial impact on policy, the investment decisions of government and private housing providers, and on housing options for people with a disability.