Professor David Grant

Pro Vice Chancellor (Business), Griffith University

Professor David Grant joined Griffith University as Pro Vice Chancellor (Business) in January 2016. David is an internationally distinguished academic with extensive leadership experience. Previous to his appointment at Griffith he was Senior Deputy Dean at UNSW Australia Business School. Prior to this he held several senior administrative roles at the University of Sydney Business School including Associate Dean (Undergraduate), Associate Dean (Research), Deputy Dean (Academic) and Co-Dean. He was previously also Head of the Department of Management at King’s College, London.

David is regarded a pre-eminent scholar in the field of Organisational Studies with specific expertise in leadership and change. He was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2008, and has held honorary and visiting positions at the King’s College, London, The University of Auckland Business School, UTS, UC Santa Barbara, The University of Melbourne and McGill University.

David received his BA (Government) from the University of Essex and MSc. (Industrial Relations and Personnel Management) and PhD (Management) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

His current portfolio includes leadership of Griffith University’s Business School, and associated Research Centres and Academic Departments.

In addition to his position at Griffith, David is the current President of the Australian Business Deans Council.