A/Prof Randall is the Associate Dean – Student Affairs and Service Quality within the Bond Business School, Bond University. For the past six years, he has had substantive leadership roles in the School and across the University. He obtained his doctorate in applied mathematics and has worked at Bond University since 1998. He has extensive expertise in evolutionary computation and optimisation applied to real-world problems (particularly water management and agriculture). Dr Randall has also published nearly ninety peer reviewed works including a number of books, chapters for books, journal and conferences articles. He has also had a number of research grants. He is Associate Editor of the international journal Applied Soft Computing, Adjunct Associate Professor at Griffith University’s Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems.