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Jarrod Ormiston

BCom (Liberal Studies) (Hons) USyd
Research Assistant; Sessional Lecturer

Room N454
H10 - Storie Dixson Wing
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


Jarrod Ormiston is a researcher and sessional lecturer at the University of Sydney Business School. Jarrod is course coordinator of Social Entrepreneurship in the Master of Commerce and co-lectures on social entrepreneurship in the Master of Sustainability in the Faculty of Science. Jarrod's action research involves coordinating the Entrepreneurship Development Network Asia (EDNA) and working with Social Enterprise Finance Australia to develop an impact measurement framework.

Jarrod is currently completing a PhD exploring the role of impact assessment in social entrepreneurship and social investment.

Jarrod has worked on multiple research projects within the Business School since 2006 including AusAid, Australian Research Council and Australian Learning and Teaching Council grants. Jarrod has worked as a consultant to the Australian Government and OECD on entrepreneurship and education.

His research interests include social entrepreneurship, social innovation and social investment, indigenous entrepreneurship and innovative pedagogies in business education.

Jarrod is also the founder/managing director of the NGO 'Sports for Development' in Colombia.