PERSONAL DETAILS

 

Current Employment (since March 2011)

Chair in Management, Deakin Graduate School of Business, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Melbourne 3125, Australia.

 

Teaching

PhD and DBA supervisions

Course Director, M738 Master of Leadership, M638 Graduate Diploma in Leadership, and M538 Graduate Certificate in Leadership (2012-current)

Course Director, D713 MBA/Master of Leadership double degree (2014-current)

Course Director, M507 Graduate Certificate in Corporate Management (2014-2016)

Unit Chair, MPR771 Principles of Leadership (Residential)

Unit Chair, MPM772 An Act of Leadership (previously The Social Construction of Leadership; Intensive)

Unit Chair, MPR774 The Leadership Retreat (Residential)

Unit Chair, MPM775 Personal Leadership (Intensive)

Unit Chair, MPM778 The Leadership Adventure (2014-2015)

Unit Chair, MPR721/921, Organisational Behaviour (Residential), MBA & Masters/DBA students (2011-2013)

Guest Lecturer, MPM771, Principles of Leadership, MBA & Masters students (2015-current)

Guest Lecturer, MPM721/921, Organisational Behaviour, MBA & Masters/DBA students (2012-2015)

 

Research

Founding Director, Deakin Leadership Centre (DLC), 2014-2015

Member of the Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations (CSaRO)), 2011-2015

 

Management

Discipline Coordinator, Leadership, Department of Management, Deakin Business School, January 2015-current

Acting Interim Head of Department (Management), Deakin Business School, January 2015

Discipline Coordinator, Leadership (inc. Leadership, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, and International Management), Deakin Graduate School of Business, January 2012-January 2015

Acting Head of School, Deakin Graduate School of Business, January 2012

Acting Associate Head of School (Research), Deakin Graduate School of Business, November 2011-January 2012, April 2012

Acting Discipline Coordinator, OB and HR, Deakin Graduate School of Business, July-December, 2011

 

Previous Employment (Feb 2009 - April 2011)

Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Faculty of Business, Environment and Society, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, West Midlands CV1 5FB.

 

Earlier Employment (Jan 1993 - Jan 2009)

Centre for Human Resource and Change Management, Open University Business School, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6AA.

  • Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour, 2003-2009
  • Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour 1996-2003
  • ESRC Management Teaching Fellow, 1993-1995

 

Positions of Responsibility:

Director of Research, Human Resources Division, The Open University: 2005–2009.

Head of the Fit Project, OUBS/Human Resources Division, The Open University: 2000–2013.

Course Team Chair, B325 Organisational Behaviour: Stories and Experiences (30 point third level undergraduate course) in production: 2007-2009.

Course Team Chair, B824 Managing Human Resources (30 point option course on the MBA) in both presentation and major rewrite: 2003–2009.

Course Team Chair B890 International Enterprise (30 point option course on the MBA) in presentation: 2002–2004.

Course Team Chair, B600 The Capable Manager (60 point Certificate in Management) in presentation: 1998–2002. Presentation Key Role Chair, Managing People 1994–1998. Production Key Role Chair, Managing People 1993–1994.

Course Team Chair, B654 The Effective Manager (30 point Managing People component of the Certificate in Management) in presentation: 1998–Current. Deputy Course Team Chair 1995–1998.

Course Team Chair, B784 The Effective Manager (30 point Managing People component of the Certificate in Management) in presentation: 1995–1998. Deputy Course Team Chair 1993–1995.

OUBS Project Leader, BYA600 The Capable Manager, National Westminster Bank/OUBS (60 point Certificate in Management written for managers in NatWest) in production and presentation: 1997–2000.

OUBS Project Leader, Corporate Certificate in Management, British Aerospace Virtual University/Lancaster University/OUBS (60 point Certificate in Management written for managers in British Aerospace) in production and presentation: 1998–2000.

 

Other Employment

 KU Leuven, Belgium  Visiting Professor

 2016-Current

 Loughborough University. UK  Visiting Professor

 2015-Current

 NEOMA Business School, France  Visiting Professor

 2015-Current

 The Open University  Visiting Senior Research Fellow

 2009-2011

 OrgSolutions Ltd.  Director and Consultant 

 1993-2011

 Cranfield University  Visiting Faculty (Executive Doctorate Programme)

 2005-2010

 Scott Collins Ltd.  Executive Search Consultant

 1989-1992

 Morgan Grenfell Securities Ltd.  Financial Analyst

 1988-1989

 Storecard Ltd. (a division of Citibank)  Senior Financial Analyst

 1987-1988

 Phonogram Ltd.  Assistant Management Accountant

 1986-1987

 EMI Manufacturing and Distribution Services Ltd.  Raw Materials Accountant

 1986

 FM/Revolver Records  Systems Controller

 1984-1986

 

Personal Information

Age

54

Marital status 

Married (to Véronique Ambrosini)

Driving licence

Full

Nationality

Dual: British (since birth), Australian (since 20 Oct 2016)

 

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. in Applied Psychology, The University of Nottingham (Institute of Work, Health and Organisations), 2000–2003

Master of Business Administration (MBA International), The University of Birmingham (Birmingham Business School), 1991–1992

BA (Hons.) Politics and Modern History, The University of Manchester (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences), 1981–1984

 

Professional Qualifications

Further and Adult Education Teaching Certificate (FAETC), NVQ Level 3: Milton Keynes College, 1999–2000

Level 2 Myers-Briggs MBTI Certificate: Oxford Psychological Press, 1999

Level 2 OPQ Personality Questionnaire Certificate: Saville Holdsworth, 1998

Level 1 Occupational Testing Certificate: Saville Holdsworth, 1997