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Dr Garth Britton
Professor of Practice
Faculty of Business & Law,
QUT Graduate School of Business
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Doctor of Philosophy (INSEAD France), PhD (Australian National University), Grad Dip Prof Communication (Professional Writing) (University of Canberra)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Fellow Australian Institute of Management
  • Member Academy of Management
  • Member European Group for Organizational Studies
  • Member International Research Society for Public Management,
  • Member Association for Coaching


Garth’s professional experience was gained in a twenty year international career in consumer goods. He has extensive international experience, particularly in Asia, including China, and has been involved in strategy development and change management, evaluating and implementing mergers and acquisitions and building leadership capability. He has a deep and practical understanding of the challenges of managing across cultures, both for individuals and organisations, of building effective teams across cultural and geographic boundaries, and developing leaders who can operate in diverse and difficult conditions. He has extensive consulting and executive coaching experience in private and public sector organisations across Australia.

His extensive senior management experience, coupled with strong academic grounding, support his work in designing and delivering high level executive education and coaching programs for executive and senior executive staff. He has particular interests in organisational culture and change; organisational design and development; coaching approaches to leadership; co-design and social innovation; and researcher-practitioner collaboration in public management.

This information has been contributed by Dr Garth Britton.