Liam Smith is the Director of BehaviourWorks Australia at the Monash Sustainability Institute, Monash University. Liam helped establish BehaviourWorks and as Director, has overseen its significant growth since inception. Prior to taking up this role, he was Director of the Tourism Research Unit at Monash University. Liam’s primary research interest is human behaviour and he has investigated several behavioural antecedents including emotion, attitudes, values, norms and values.
He has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and reports on human behaviour and behaviour change. Almost all of Liam’s research has been conducted in collaboration with industry, reflecting a strong end-user focus, and research partners include all levels of Government, NGO’s and the private sector. Projects he has worked on focus on behaviour and behaviour change in the areas of water, energy, waste, litter, pollution, climate change adaptation and wildlife conservation.