Heather Douglas is a social scientist interested in social change processes. Her career spans health, business, public policy and the community sectors in Queensland, Victoria, the ACT, and the World Health Organisation in Geneva. After completing her PhD on social entrepreneurship, she worked as an academic in Melbourne, and then returned to Brisbane where she continues to research and write academic papers. Heather has been a board member of the Australia and New Zealand Third Sector Research organisation, and is on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Social Enterprise Journal. She is a research associate with the University of the South Pacific in Fiji and is an External Research Affiliate at the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Centre at Massey University.