Dr Emma Lee is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Research Fellow at Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne University of Technology. Her research fields over the last 25 years have focused on Indigenous affairs, land and sea management, policy and governance of Australian regulatory environments. Dr Lee has published in diverse journals ranging from Biological Reviews to Annals of Tourism Research. She is a key architect of the Tasmanian Government's ‘Reset the Relationship’ whole-of-government strategy, contributing to shaping of the first joint management plan of a protected area in Tasmania, constitutional reform and establishing a market for cultural fisheries in Tasmania. Dr Lee has received a number of awards for this work.