Professor Richard Dunford is Associate Dean, International & External Relations in the UNSW Business School. Other academic leadership positions that he has held include PVC (Business and Law), University of Newcastle; Chair of the International Business Discipline, University of Sydney; Deputy Dean/Interim Dean, Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM); Head of Management, Victoria University of Wellington; and Associate Dean for Research and Postgraduate Studies, UTS.
As well as working within the university sector, Richard has worked in business (the oil industry) and government (technology policy) and has provided consulting services on strategy, managing change and executive education to a wide range of companies in Australasia and South-East Asia. Through these roles, Richard has had extensive experience in engaging with Asia, industry and government.
In addition, Richard has published widely in top tier journals including Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning, Human Relations and Organization Studies. He has also been the recipient of multiple Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grants and Linkage Grants.
Richard was Chair of the ARC’s 2018 Engagement and Impact (EI) Social Science Panel, Deputy Chair of the 2015 Excellence in Research, Australia (ERA) Economics and Commerce Panel, is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, and has been a member of EQUIS accreditation panels for universities in Asia and Europe.