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Professor Peter Sheldrake is one the region's leading scenario and leadership experts. He is an experienced consultant and educator, who has worked with leading companies across Asia, in a variety of industries.


He is a regular speaker and advisor on strategic leadership, business innovation and long term issues for the private and public sector.


He has a long-term involvement with the arts as a board member and is a source of advice on management, governance, innovation and leadership issues. This, combined with his academic background, offers insightful takeaways for leaders in both businesses and the public sector.


His portfolio of clients are from private and public sector and include Cisco, the Jardine Matheson Holdings Group in Hong Kong, YTL Group, Peoples Insurance, Multimedia Super Corridor, Telekom Malaysia and PROTON in Malaysia; the Stock Exchange and Unilever of Thailand; the ANZ Bank, Ford Motor Company, Defense Ministry of Australia, Australia Post, Austrade and Victoria Government in Australia.


Peter holds the Chair of Business Entrepreneurship at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia joining the university after 12 years as a CEO. Prior to joining RMIT University, Professor Sheldrake was the Chief Executive of The Cranlana Programme under the Myer Foundation in Australia. Professor Sheldrake was also the National CEO of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) for two years, and Executive Director of the Institute's Victorian Division for nine years.


He commenced his working life as an academic before joining the Shell Company of Australia as Senior Development Adviser and the Commonwealth Government's Australian Institute of Multicultural Affairs.


Peter's experience in the public sector includes being Chief, Research Policy Planner and consequently Director of the Australian Institute of Multicultural Affairs (AIMA) which was set up by the Commonwealth Government as its advisory body on policies for enhancing the integration of all communities in a multi-cultural Australia. Its principal focus was to undertake policy research.


He joined the Australian Institute of Management in 1988. He has written over 100 articles, co-authored four books: Adaptive Leadership, Looking at Innovation; Design for Adversity; and Accountability in Higher Education and recently published three of his own, Ronin & Revolutionaries, The Ronin Age and Corporate Innovation.





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