Amanda Sinclair

at Australia and New Zealand School of Government

Schools

  • Australia and New Zealand School of Government
  • Melbourne Business School

Expertise

Links

Biography

Australia and New Zealand School of Government

Amanda Sinclair is an author, researcher, teacher and consultant in the areas of leadership, change, gender and diversity. Currently a Professorial Fellow, Amanda held the Foundation Chair of Management (Diversity and Change) at Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne from 1995 - 2012. Her books include: Leadership for the Disillusioned (2007); Doing Leadership Differently (1998); New Faces of Leadership (with Valerie Wilson, 2002) and Leading Mindfully: How to focus on what matters, influence for good and enjoy leadership more (2016). Her latest book with colleague Christine Nixon is Women Leading (2017) explores leadership lessons to be learnt from women.

Enjoying a reputation as a challenging and controversial teacher, Amanda has designed and delivered MBA and executive curricula in subjects including Leadership, Change and Organisations, Management and Ethics and Managing Difference. A particular area of interest and expertise is in designing and running leadership development programs for senior women.

With extensive coaching and consulting experience, the focus of much of Amanda’s recent work has been on introducing new approaches to leadership which incorporate insights and evidence from meditative traditions, mindfulness and neuro-scientific research. Indeed people say this is the most valuable part of classes and programs. She has worked with organisations and leadership teams across a wide range of sectors - in corporate, medical and hospital, police, school, union, judicial, university, government and local government settings. As a yoga and meditation teacher her intent is to support people to explore new, sustainable ways of being in leadership: to achieve but also flourish and find pleasure. Her four adult children, partner and assorted other animals help her focus on what matters.

Videos

Courses Taught

Read about executive education

Other experts

Steve Moyer

JD, Stanford University School of Law; MBA, University of Chicago School of Business; BA, Grinnell College. Steve Moyer is an Adjunct Professor. Prior to joining the faculty at USC, he was a Portfolio Manager with PIMCO where he managed the PIMCO Distressed Credit Fund. In his over 30 years of e...

Kristin Branch

Kristin has extensive experience in corporate marketing, marketing research and business management. Before Kristin joined the UW, she was a senior brand manager for Remington shavers at Spectrum Brands. Prior to Spectrum, Kristin worked at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare North America for tw...

Looking for an expert?

Contact us and we'll find the best option for you.

Something went wrong. We're trying to fix this error.