Global Leaders Faculty

Students undertaking courses with Ducere and our university partners will have access to insights from over 250 global leaders and business innovators as part of the global business curriculum. These insights are embedded throughout course content, bridging the gap between academic studies and practical, industry-relevant learning. Further information on some of these global leaders and business innovators can be found below.

Prime Minister, Malaysia (2003-2009)

Prime Minister, Australia (1996-2007)

Chairperson, Qantas Airways (2000-2007)

President, Republic of Botswana (1980-1998)

Under-Secretary-General, United Nations (2010-2015)

Founder, USA Network

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (1984)

Founder & Chairman, Linfox Group

World’s Most Famous Illusionist

Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry (2011)

Academy Award Nominee; Professor, Stockton College

Chief Information Officer, Leighton Holdings

Founder, ISCAR Manufacturing Company; Member, Knesset
(1977-1981)

Global AIDS Activist

Co-President of World’s Largest Mining Company

Chairman, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Vaccine Program (1998-2003)

Deputy Prime Minister, Australia (1996-1999)

Founder & Chairman,
Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Co-founder and CEO of Australia’s #1 Job Site

Chairman, ANZ Bank
(1996-2010)

First Female African High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (1970-1974)

Chief Technology Officer, Telstra Corporation

CEO, Union Bank of the Philippines

Chief Scientist of Israel (1997-2000)

Chairman, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (1995-2003)

Chief Scientist, Australia (1999-2005)

Secretary, Prime Minister and Cabinet (2008-2011)

Minister, Trade and Industry, Republic of Botswana

Chancellor, Monash University

Chancellor, La Trobe University; Lieutenant Governor of Victoria
(1997-2000)

CEO, Western Mining Corporation, Australia
(1986-2003)

Botswana’s First Female Attorney General

Co-Chair, One of World’s Largest Recycling & Packaging Companies,
Visy Industries

Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School

Senior Partner & Managing Director, The Boston
Consulting Group

Member, House of Lords; Professor, Oxford University

Founder, Barefoot College

Vice-Chancellor & President, Monash University

Private investor & serial entrepreneur

Honorary Consul, Republic of Botswana; President, Frankel International Development Organization

Chief Executive Officer, Versal

Chairman of the Executive Committee, Castle Harlan

Associate Professor, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University

Co-founder & CEO of Australia’s #1 Job Site

Chairman, KPMG International
(2011-2014)

Co-Founder, SEEK

Senior Vice-President, Operations, Levi Strauss (1987-1991)

Director, Center for Business and the Environment at Yale

Director, Centre for Green Chemistry & Green Engineering, Yale University

Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Canberra

Founder & Managing Director, Agave Partner Holdings

Founding Partner, Park Avenue Equity Partners

Recipient, Humanitarian Overseas Service Medal (2001, 2003)

Author, The Paradox of Success, Leadership Alkido and Seasons of Grace

Chairman & Managing Director, One of World’s Largest Packaging Companies, Amcor

Emmy Award-Winning Television Host, Creator
& Producer

President, Global Markets Institute, Goldman Sachs

Governor-General, the Commonwealth of Australia (2003-2008)

CEO, SANE Australia; Senior Advisor to Prime Minister Paul Keating (1994-1995)

CEO, Apollo Bramwell Hospital

President, United Nations Human Rights Council

Director, Research School of Economics, Australian National University
(2009-2012)

Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Group

Chief, Australian Defence Force (1998-2002)

Chairman, Asia Pacific, Asurion

Founder, Pozible Pty Ltd

Premier, Victoria
(1999-2007)

Founder, Edgelabs

Academy and Emmy Award winning Film & Television Producer

Founder, OurCrowd

Chairperson, Guringai Festival

Executive Director, UNESCO Centre for Peace

Chairman, Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC)

Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners

Founder, Strategic Economic Decisions, Inc.

President & Chief Operating Officer, One&Only
Resorts Inc.

Founder, World Health Partners

CEO, African Wildlife Foundation

Chairman & Independent Director, Huawei Australia

Chairman & CEO, Schulte Research Institute

Founder, PINCHme

Chief Operating Officer, Victorian Employers’ Chamber of Commerce
& Industry

Chair, Governing Council, Melbourne Institute of Technology

Executive Chair, Same Business Different Outcome

Senior Station Officer, CFA (Country Fire Authority)

Co-Founder, Sonoma Big Ideas

Professor of Pervasive Computing, City University London

Rwandan High Commissioner to Australia

Founder, Doc to Dock, Inc.

Major League Baseball Player (1991-2003);
Founder, Omni New York LLC

Member, New York State Board of Regents

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia (1996-2007)

Special Assistant to President Obama
(2009-2013)

Chairman, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

Chairman of the United Kingdom Financial Services Authority (2008-2013)

Founder, Capalino+Company

President Emeritus, George Washington University

Founder, Trawalla Foundation

Commissioner, Sex Discrimination, Australian Human Rights Commission

Special Representative for Climate Change, United Kingdom Foreign Secretary

Chief Content Strategist, Edelman

Prime Minister, Australia (1975-1983)

Secretary, Department of Treasury, Australia

Governor, State of Delaware, USA

Economic Advisor to President Obama; Chairman & CEO UBS Americas
(2004-2012)

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (2006)

Founding Principal, Canada’s Preeminent Class Action Litigation Firm

President, National Geographic Society

Founder, West Coast Capital

Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, Al-Hayat

Main Presenter, BBC World News

High Tech Venture Capitalist & Silicon Valley Pioneer

Executive Director, Human Rights Watch

Executive Managing Director, Extreme Venture Partners

Australia’s Most Successful Cricket Coach

Senior Vice President, Global Health, American Cancer Society

Lord Mayor, City of Melbourne

Founder, Fox River

CEO, Maddocks

Chief Learning Officer, Kaplan, Inc.

Prime Minister, Australia (2010-2013)

Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Mauritius (2013-2016)

CEO, Mauritius Institute of Directors

Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization

Secretary, Department of Education, Australia

Founder, The Lucas Group

Managing Director, DDB Melbourne

Vice President, International & Public Affairs, Etihad Airways

Founder, Information Legal Pty Ltd; MAICD | Bachelor of Law | CISSP | CISM | CIPP/US | CIPP/IT

Founder, Yes To Inc.

General Manager, Member Marketing, CPA Australia

Executive Director, St James Ethics Centre

Executive Director, Policy & Research, Nesta

Director, Ayedear Productions Ltd

Chairman, Black Dog Institute

Investment Analyst, LJCB Investment Group

Founder, Accenture Development Partnerships

Chairman Emeritus, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

Founder, Time Equities, Inc.

Member of Parliament, House of Lords, United Kindgom

Director, World Economic Forum (2001-2004)

CEO, The R.E.A.L. Group

CEO, Sony Foundation

Communications Director
& Speechwriter, US
Department of State
(2009-2012)

Chief Strategy Officer, BBH

Director, MSc in Public Services Policy & Management

CEO, CrowdCare Corporation

Founder, The SEVEN Funds

CEO, Global Poverty Project

Founder, Aslan Global, Inc

Chief Executive, Edinburgh International Festival
(2006-2014)

Founder, Bridge2Rwanda

Chief Strategy Officer, MN&P; Professor of Integrated Marketing, NYU

Chairman, New York Says Thank You Foundation

Associate Editorial Page Editor, NY Post

Executive Vice President, Mutual Series

Chairman, The George Institute for Global Health

CEO, Advertising Week

COO, Group M Interaction

Chairman, Manhattan Chamber Of Commerce

Executive Director, Global Gateway Alliance; Professor of Strategic Communications, Columbia University

Founder, Asian University
for Women

Founder, Longview Capital Advisors

Precedent Manager, Arnold Bloch Leibler

Reporter, Politico

First African American Mayor of New York City
(1990-1994)

Founder, Atari Corporation

Group President, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC)

Senior Vice President, Quest Diagnostics

Chief of Public Advocacy, UNICEF

Chief Executive Officer, ONE

Founder & President, GLOBIS Corporation

Partner, Connelly McLaughlin & Woloz

Senior Advisor to New York City Mayor (1994-1999)

CEO, Sam Schwartz Engineering

Global Managing Director, Planning & Strategy, HUGE

Founder, Omni New York LLC

President & CEO,
City & State Media

Senior Manager, Special Events, Cricket World Cup (2014-2015)

Philosopher, Author & Philosophical Practitioner

Chief Operating Officer, Deepak Chopra Radical Well-Being, LLC

Partner, Connelly McLaughlin & Woloz

Founder, SkyBridge Capital, LLC

Prime Minister, Canada (2003-2006)

Director, Central Intelligence Agency (2011-2012)

Prime Minister, Canada (1984-1993)

President, Latvia
(1999-2007)

Prime Minister, Australia (1991-1996)

CEO, REA Group

President, Métis Nation of Ontario

Vice Chairman, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

President, Algonquin College

CEO, Edelman, US

Director, White House
Office of Urban Affairs
(2009-2011)

President & Head of Wealth Direct Investing, BMO InvestorLine

Chairman & Managing Partner, Sonenshine Partners

Professor, Practice for Public-Private Sector Partnerships, McGill University

Editor-in-Chief, Food & Wine Magazine

Executive Vice President, STATS

Vice President, Philanthropy, American Express

Co-Chairman, Greenberg Traurig, New York

Senior Advisor, Neuberger Berman

Founder & Commissioner, Canadian Women’s Hockey League

Founder, The Common Good

CEO, AbilTo

CMO & NY Managing Director, KITE

Director of Institutional Partnerships, Code for America

COO, MailOnline

Political Strategist, Civil Rights Activist & Advisor

Associate Vice President, Human Resources, Centennial College

Chairman & CEO, AzimuthTrust