Empowering high performance organisations
Ian Williamson is the Helen Macpherson Smith Chair of Leadership for Social Impact at the Melbourne Business School. He currently serves as the Associate Dean of International Relations at MBS and is also the Director of the Asia Pacific Social Impact Leadership Centre. Examining how organisations recruit, select, and retain knowledge workers, his research focuses on how the development of effective "talent pipelines" can enhance organizational outcomes.
Ian is the recipient of numerous awards including the Academy of Management Human Resource Division best paper award and the Academy of Management Best Practices Mentoring Award. Ian has also provided consulting services for a wide range of organizations such as ANZ, Etihad Airlines, McCormick & Company, Melbourne Water, PWC, Lockheed Martin and NAB among many others.
In his role as Associate Dean and Director of the Social Impact Leadership Centre, Ian's focus is on developing effective partnerships between the Melbourne Business School and not-for-profit, for profit, philanthropic and government entities for the purposes of addressing key economic and social issues across the Asia Pacific region.