Jeff Kinder has 30 years’ experience in science, technology and innovation policy in the US and Canada. His US experience includes the National Science Foundation, the National Academies, and the Naval Research Laboratory. In Canada, Kinder worked at Industry Canada, Natural Resources Canada and in support of the Council of Science and Technology Advisors (CSTA). With CSTA, Kinder held the pen on the Framework for Science and Technology Advice adopted by Cabinet in 2000. In 2014, he supported the External Advisory Group on Government Science and Technology (Knox Panel). Most recently, he was Director of the Federal S&T Secretariat, but is now on interchange as Executive Director, Science and Innovation at the Institute on Governance. He is author of Government Science 2020: Re-thinking Public Science in a Networked Age and co-author with Bruce Doern of Strategic Science in the Public Interest: Canada’s Government Laboratories and Science-Based Agencies. Jeff helped launch the Canadian Science Policy Conference, is a Fellow of the Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP) at the University of Ottawa and a guest instructor on science policy integration at Carleton University. He holds a PhD in public policy, a Master’s in science, technology and public policy, and a BS in physics.