B.A. (Honours), M.A. (Toronto), M.A. (Melbourne), M.A.Ps.S.
Shashanna is an adjunct faculty member at the Australian Graduate School of Management in the University of NSW.
Also a clinical psychologist and Director of Behavioural Insights Pty. Ltd., she is particularly well known in both the public and private sectors for her psychological approach to managerial and leadership skills.
At present her time is apportioned to clinical practice, CEO mentoring, and teaching for the Australian Graduate School of Management. In addition to academic publications, she has written two books for the general public - "Make your Mark", published by Longman Cheshire is directed towards young adults in search of basic assertion skills. "What it Takes", published by Pitman was originally written for young adults but has found a wider following in industry as it simplifies interpersonal and persuasive skills.
Her articles appear regularly in major newspapers and business magazines and she is often interviewed on Radio and Television. She is a sought after guest speaker and has addressed groups ranging from the Young Presidents Association and the Leadership Consortium to the Fellowship of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Shashanna has been facilitating the unit of study VETS7026 Leadership Managing Change in the Veterinary Public Health Management program since 2009, and is responsible for developing the program's other elective unit of study VETS7028 Leadership Skills.