‘The 21st Century leadership we need to avoid being the last generation’ (November 18, 1.30pm)
Associate Professor Rufus Black is the Master of Ormond College and a Principal Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne. An ethicist, theologian and management consultant, he writes and works on ethical, public policy and education issues. His education works includes chairing the Board of Teach for Australia and sitting on the Board of the New York based Teach for All. His work on ethics and public policy issues includes teaching for the Melbourne Business School’s Centre for Ethical Leadership and serving as a director of the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA). He recently led the Accountability and Governance Review of Department of Defense and is currently co-leading the Independent Review of the Australian Intelligence Community. He is a Director of the law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth.
Before becoming Master of Ormond, Rufus worked at McKinsey & Company for 9 years where he was a partner. He holds degrees in law and politics from the University of Melbourne and degrees in moral theology from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.