Simon  Huston Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Simon Huston

Senior Lecturer Real Estate
Royal Agricultural University

I manage the MSc RE program at the Royal Agricultural University where I teach real estate, investment and market analysis. I have taught business, economics and accounting, including at The University of Queensland. Previously, I worked as a commercial analyst, accountant, auditor and military medic. Today, I research the interplay between strategy, policy, finance and the built and natural environment to help shape sustainable futures


• Senior Lecturer and MSc Real Estate Program manger at Royal Agricultural University
• 19 refereed journal articles, 3 books, 7 book chapters, 32 conference presentations.
• Peer reviewed 70+ journal articles, including Property Management (57) and Sustainability (9)


    PhD University of Queensland (Built Environment Design) 2010
    CPA Certified Public Accountant, Australia 2009

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    • Foresight and strategy
    • Urban conservation or development
    • Project management and finance
    • Feasibility analysis and valuation
    • Infrastructure investment
    • Foreign investment, taxation, money laundering, capital inflows
    • Regional development innovation and market analysis
    • Land rights and contention
    • Place-making, dwelling, rootedness and emotional attachment
    • Civilisation and cities in antiquity

Personal Interests

    Investment, sustainable development, economic geography, Byzantine/classical history, culture, swimming, jogging, hiking and skiing.



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