‘Education: Learning to Embrace the Future’ (November 27, 12.00-2.00pm)
Ethical Leadership: complex dilemmas, practical solutions (November 28, 2.45pm)
Master of Ormond College and a Principal Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne; Ethicist, strategic advisor and theologian; Expert on ethical, public policy and education issues.
Rufus Black is the Master of Ormond College and a Principal Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne. He is an ethicist, strategic advisor and theologian and writes and works on ethical, public policy and education issues.
His work on ethics includes teaching for the Centre for Ethical Leadership and chairing the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute’s Human Research Ethics Committee.
His recent public policy work has included leading the Accountability and Governance Review of Department of Defense (The Black Review) in 2010 and the Prime Minister’s Independent Review of the Australian Intelligence Community in 2011.
He is currently the strategic advisor to the Secretary for Education in Victoria. He is a director of the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA).
His education works includes chairing the Board of Teach for Australia and sitting on the Board of the New York based Teach for All.
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.