Simon Carroll Simon is the Director of Science Partnerships at Scitech. In this role, Simon is directly involved in many aspects of community science engagement, including Inspiring Australia and NSWk in WA, the online publication of ScienceNetwork WA and is a regular contributor to ABC radio. He has a goal of having science talked about over the BBQ on Saturdays just like sport, and sees science and technology a critical enabling capability for our society. The way in which Australians regard science and science achievement as well as the role in public administration are also of interest. Prior to Scitech, he was an active in science and business, predominantly the biotechnology industry.