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Timothy Devinney

Timothy Devinney

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Leadership Chair at the University of Leeds

Author of over a dozen books including "The Myth of the Ethical Consumer"

Recipient of the 2018 Practice Impact Award from the Academy of Management

Timothy Devinney is Professor and University Leadership Chair at the University of Leeds and the former Pro-Dean of Research and Innovation. He is also Professor at the Faculty of  Medicine at Macquarie University and a Research Fellow at both the University of Newcastle (Australia) and BI-Norwegian School of Business.

He has published more than a dozen books, including “The Myth of the Ethical Consumer” and has written over 100 articles for leading journals across the world.

He has presented papers and addresses at more than 200 universities and conferences in the last ten years.  In 2008 he was the first recipient in management of an Alexander von Humboldt Research Award (Forschungspreis) given by the German government and was Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellow.  In 2008 he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business and a Fellow of the Australia-New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM). He is an International Fellow under the auspices of the AIM Initiative in the UK, which gave him a Professorship at London Business School.  In 2015 he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Timothy Devinney is heavily involved in the international networks of scholars. He was co-editor of The Academy of Management Perspectives (until 2015), co-editor of the Advances in International Management series (Emerald Publishers) (until 2017), and the Director of the International Business & Management Network of SSRN (continuing).  He served as Chair of the International Management Division of the Academy of Management and chair of the Global Strategy IG of the Strategic Management Society.  He was a member of the Executive of ANZAM.  He ran the 2001 Academy of International Business Conference in Sydney.  He is on the editorial board of more than 12 of the leading international journals.  His work has been recognized by dozens of various prizes.  In 2018 the Academy of Management recognized the practical impact of his research in awarding him its Practice Impact Award.

His research has been supported by various funding councils including, Australia Research Council, where he has been awarded over $14,000,000 in funding. His research, teaching and public service has been recognised in a number of ways, with numerous best paper and teaching awards. He is a frequent commentator on public events and social issues in the press and various media.


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