About the Author
Professor Geoffrey Kiel PhD, AIM, FAICD, FAMI is a management consultant with over twenty years experience and an academic educator and researcher. He teaches on the intensive AICD Diploma program in Brisbane and presents board evaluation seminars in Brisbane and Sydney as well as presenting the Implementing Great Governance program Australia wide. He was Head of the Graduate School of Management at the University of Queensland for twelve years and planning vice-chancellor for the University of Notre Dame Australia. He is currently Professor of Management at the University of Queensland. In addition to his academic standing, he currently provides consulting advice to the Australian based management consultancy, Competitive Dynamics. Gavin Nicholson BEcon, LLB, MBA (Adv), AIMM, FAICD is CEO and a director of Competitive Dynamics Pty Ltd. He has extensive consulting experience in work force profiling projects and has a specialty in corporate governance. He has provided advice for national research companies, government owned corporations, not-for-profit organisations, statutory authorities and several large Australian public companies. He has also assisted in the development and review of several courses for the AICD and regularly presents to business groups on issues of practical governance.