Professor Jon Robinson is a graduate of Melbourne, Sydney and Reading (UK) Universities. He was a lecturer/senior lecturer at The University of Melbourne in the 1970s and 1980s and resigned to return to private practice. He was appointed to the Chair of Building in 1996 and teaches in the Property stream in the Property & Construction program. He has twice been awarded the Peter Barrington Gold Medal for research in real estate. He serves on the National Education Committees/Boards of the API, the AIQS and the AIB and the Asia Pacific Education Standards Board of RICS. He also serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Property Investment and Finance, the Journal of Strategic Property Management, the Journal of Construction research, the Pacific Rim Property Research Journal and the Journal of Property Management. Jon is author of Property Valuation and Investment Analysis (Law Book Co, 1989) and more than 60 papers in international conferences and journals.