Dr Michael Connor
VICE-PRESIDENT - HIGHER EDUCATION
Michael’s career has spanned both academia and industry. Having taught and researched at Deakin, Murdoch, and the University of Melbourne, and worked in Corporate Communications, he joined the Division of Strategy, Management & Organization at Nanyang Business School (NBS) in Singapore. He became active in consulting and executive development in a variety of industries across the Indo-Pacific region, and on leaving NBS he was Communications Director of its Office for Executive Education. Returning to Perth, he helped establish Murdoch University’s Executive Education Centre. He then embarked on an entrepreneurial venture, whilst continuing to work on learning and development projects, mainly with AIM+UWA Business School Executive Education and the WA Public Sector Commission. Michael is currently Director of an ICT start-up of which he is co-founder, and of a new media organization (Western Australasia Media Network). His research interests are in value networks and work-integrated learning.
PhD (English Language & Literature), University of Melbourne;
Master of Arts (Hons, 1st Class), University of Melbourne;
Bachelor of Arts (Hons, 1st Class), University of Adelaide