Ron Hohenhaus has promoted UQ science for more than a decade, establishing communication units within both the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) and the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI).

As well as obtaining his BA (Journalism), Ron's professional background includes communication roles with both the Queensland and Northern Territory public service, including lengthy stints in publishing, advertising and broadcasting.

His creative outputs span writing for theatre and radio, as well the biographical monograph: From Pigs to Penthouses: Peter Goodenough "man Bilong Wok". Ron has also penned many freelance items for popular magazines and written scholarly works about the enigmatic American author and humourist Samuel L. Clemens (1835–1910).

At the Global Change Institute, Ron's leadership, broad knowledge and hands-on experience allow him to advise on strategic communications strategy/operations, while overseeing social media and web content, eDM campaigns, promoting Global Change Research Programs, and articulating UQ research capability and impact.