Albert Goller has considerable management and marketing expertise garnered through a very successful executive career in Germany, Canada, USA and Australia at the global multinational conglomerate Siemens AG. He was chair and managing director of Siemens in Australia between 2002 and 2012. Commencing his career as an electronics engineer with Siemens in Germany in 1973, Mr Goller held a number of senior executive positions throughout the world including as president and chief executive of Siemens Canada and head of the corporate office for e-business in Munich, Germany. He has a Masters in Information and Telecommunications from Paderborn University in Germany and was consistently nominated as one of Australia’s most influential engineers by Engineers Australia magazine between 2004 and 2010. Mr Goller was chair of META, an independent organisation that was funded by the Federal Government and represented the interests of Australian manufacturers across the nation.