From Disruption to Sustainable Growth (12.00pm – 2.00pm, Monday March 23rd)
Redesigning the Australian economy bottom up (2.15pm, Wednesday March 25th)
Dr Black brings together the unusual combination of a deep academic background in ethics with practical experience across the private, public and social sectors at both management and governance levels.
His private sector experience includes 9 years at McKinsey & Company where he was a partner serving clients in Australia and Asia. He continues his commercial interests as a Director of the law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth.
Dr Black’s public policy work has included working with Hospital and Healthcare Reform Commissions in 2009, leading the Accountability and Governance Review of the Department of Defence (The Black Review) in 2010 and the Prime Minister’s Independent Review of the Australian Intelligence Community in 2011. He has been the Strategic Advisor to the Secretary for Education in Victoria since 2012.
His social sector experience includes Chairing the Board of Teach for Australia and being a Director of the New York based Teach for All.
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.