Carol T. Kulik is a Professor of Human Resource Management at the University of South Australia Business School, and a senior researcher within the Centre for Workplace Excellence. Carol’s research interests focus on workplace inclusion; her research program identifies strategies to address social problems including the gender pay gap, low engagement among older workers, and high unemployment rates among people with disabilities.
Carol served as the 2018-2019 President of the Academy of Management – the first president based outside North America. She has been an Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Management and served on the Australian Research Council’s College of Experts. She is an elected fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Academy of Management, and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
Professor Zoe Radnor is Vice President (Strategy and Planning) at City, University of London where she leads on not only the University’s Strategy and Planning processes but also the Equality and Diversity agenda. She is also Professor of Service Operations Management at Cass Business School. Zoe’s research interest is in performance and process improvement and service management within public sector organisations. She has led research projects for a number of Government and healthcare organisations, evaluating the use of ‘lean’ and associated techniques and continues to maintain a strong ongoing research profile.
Zoe is a Fellow of the British Academy of Management (FBAM) and the Academy of Social Science (FAcSS). She has published over 100 articles, papers, chapters and reports and has presented widely, nationally and internationally, to academic, governmental and practitioner audiences.
Charlie is Founder and Chairman of the charitable organisation, Centre for Entrepreneurial Research & Innovation (CERI). At the other end of his philanthropic journey is education for disadvantaged children. Charlie has founded two very successful ASX-listed resource companies, Eagle Mining Corp and Aquila Resources. He was also involved in in putting together a team of telecommunication engineers in the US to pioneer high speed wireless internet. Charlie remains active in the mining sector as the Managing Director of his third ASX-listed company, Eagle Mountain Mining Limited, which is exploring for copper and gold in Arizona.
Charlie was awarded a Doctor of Business, honoris causa, by Edith Cowan University in February 2019, for his international career in mining and technology, his contribution to the growth of entrepreneurship and innovation in Western Australia and his philanthropic support of education.