BArch UNSW MSc Technion MEkistics AFAIM
Lecturer in Manufacturing Logistics
C37 - Newtown Campus
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
Professor Graeme Sheather holds a Degree in Architecture and Masters in Science, Urban and Regional Planning, and Management. He has researched, taught and consulted in these areas for thirty years, both in Australia and overseas in Israel, Greece and the United States. He joined the University of Technology, Sydney in 1997 and between 1990 and 2000 was Director of the highly acclaimed Bachelor of Manufacturing Management Co-op Degree that enjoyed a national and international reputation, won major awards, and drew financial support from industry, Australian Business Limited, and the NSW and Federal Governments. He retired in 2005 as an Associate Professor of Manufacturing Management in the Faculty of Business, and was appointed a Visiting Professor in the Faculty in 2006. Professor Sheather is currently a guest lecturer at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies at The University of Sydney. Professor Sheather has some 60 publications across academic and professional journals, papers in referred conference proceedings, and technical inquiries and reports. He is joint author of two books and has chapters in a number of others. He is a regular keynote presenter and workshop leader at professional conferences for the CPA Society, and numerous IIES Conferences. Has been a joint recipient of ARC Large Research grants incorporating work on integrated supply chain management, and awarded an international grant as part of the EU's ESPRIT 2000-TBP ENAPS Program for 1997 and 1998.
Professor Sheather has successfully completed consulting contracts with industry and Government agencies in regional industry analysis, social planning, transport and economic planning, operations and strategic management, and organisational change programs. His recent research and consulting has been in the areas of world?s best practice, corporate strategy, technology management and supply chain management. The latter two consultancies with the South Australian Department of Trade and Industry and Playford City Council, and the Midjutland Regional Government in Denmark. Professor Sheather was trained as a fully licensed National Industry Extension Service TQM Consultant. He served as a Council member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, UTS?s foundation representative on the Advanced Manufacturing Council at the Australian Technology Park, and a foundation member on the former NSW Government?s Manufacturing Industries Advisory Council. He is currently a principal in the consulting firm Rodin Genoff Associates, specialising in regional development projects both in Australia and overseas.