Our Team

Our team of experienced executive education facilitators is lead by Associate Dean (Management Education) Professor Richard Hall.

Richard Hall

Richard Hall is Professor of Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School. He has published widely in the fields of Change Management, Human Resource Management and Organisation Studies. Richard has been teaching Organisational Change and Development and International Human Resource Management at the Masters level at the University of Sydney since 2004. He is Co-Leader of the Leadership Module for the University of Sydney Global Executive MBA. Richard has extensive experience in designing and conducting executive programs and professional workshops in fields such as strategic HRM, Performance Management, Leadership, Organisational Development and Change Management. He has also consulted widely to business, government and unions and has undertaken research and consultancy work with a wide variety of large Australian organisations including Accenture, AMP, ANZ, Blake Dawson Waldron, Computershare, CSR Limited, Getronics, PT Telkom Indonesia, the RTA, the Government of Sarawak, Malaysia, TAFE NSW and Unisys as well as with business groups including the Australian Business Foundation, the Australian Industry Group, NSW Business Chamber and various national Industry Training Advisory Bodies. Richard is currently researching Human Resource Information Systems in large Australian organisations, Change Management at the global telecommunications corporation AT&T, and options for the future of management education in Australia. He has recently co-authored New Technology @ Work for Routledge, UK and is the author or co-author of over 40 research articles for international and Australian academic journals.

Our Executive Education Program team includes:

David Grant

David Grant is Professor of Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School. He obtained his PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 2000 he joined the University of Sydney from King's College, University of London. His teaching and research focuses on leadership and organizational change and development, and he is internationally recognised as having made significant contributions to these areas of study. He presently teaches at the executive level on the new University of Sydney EMBA and previously taught at King's College for the University of London Master of Science dedicated to the UK Ministry of Defence "high flyers". He has also taught at the postgraduate level on the University of Sydney Master of Commerce and Master of Business, and at King's College for their Master of Science in International Management. He was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2008 and is an Honorary Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Management Department, Kings College, London. He is an Invited Member (in recognition of service to teaching and scholarship in management) of the UK Society for the Advancement of Management Studies.

David has undertaken research and consultancy work and has designed and conducted executive programs and professional workshops for government, business, professional, community and labour organisations in North America, Europe, Australia and Japan. These include, Japan Institute of Labour, Australian Customs Services, Australian Federal Police, CSR, Getronics, ANZ, Baulderstone, Caltex, Sanyo, Electronic Harnesses, Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union (UK), Denki-Roren and the Australian Senior Human Resources Roundtable. David has published numerous scholarly articles in top international management journals including contributions to Academy of Management Review, British Journal of Management, and Organization Studies. He has also produced a large number of practitioner based articles, edited books and book chapters and has been a co-investigator on four Government (Australian Research Council) funded research projects. Currently he is involved in collaborative research projects that examine Human Resource Information Systems and the strategic significance of the HR function in Australian workplaces, sustainable organizational change, new Organization Development practices and Australian aged care policy.

We draw on academic support from across all areas of the business discipline to tailor a program that best meets the need of your organisation.