Byron Kinnaird is a regulator, researcher and artist, with a deep interest in the cultures and organisations of the architecture profession. Trained in Wellington and Melbourne, he has practiced as an educator and researcher for over a decade in New Zealand and Australia. His current work at the NSW Architects Registration Board leverages research and policy to promote a better understanding of architectural issues in the community, with a particular interest in public service, well-being and professional education. Byron is a co-director of the Freerange Press who publish the Radical Futures series. Byron comes from Whakatāne and currently lives in the Blue Mountains.