Dr Archie Chapman completed a B.A. and B. Econ (Hons) at the University of Queensland in 2003 and 2004, respectively, before working as an economist in the Queensland Public Service. In 2006 he joined Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, under the supervision of Nick Jennings and Alex Rogers at Southampton, and David Leslie. During his PhD and subsequent post-doctoral fellowship, he investigated game-theoretic and reinforcement learning techniques for optimisation and control in large distributed systems. He returned to Australia in 2011 to complete a Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Discipline of Business Analytics (previously Operations Management and Econometrics) at the University of Sydney. In mid-2012 he commenced working as Research Fellow in Smart Grids in the Centre for Future Energy Networks in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering.