Gavin Nicholson – Thinking Differently in the Boardroom



In this video Gavin Nicholson – Associate Professor, QUT Business School Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies – presents research undertaken by QUT that tells us what boards can do to think differently and cope with disruption, exploring mental models, board decision processes, accountability systems and rewards, and information and composition.


Gavin presented “Thinking Differently in the Boardroom” at the Better Boards Conference 2016. Don’t miss out on the Better Boards Conference 2017 – register online now.

Gavin Nicholson About Gavin Nicholson

Gavin is an experienced director, governance researcher and board consultant. He has provided advice on corporate governance and strategy to listed and large public companies, government owned corporations, statutory authorities, not-for-profit organisations and local government. Gavin heads several large research programs aimed at understanding how to help boards make better decisions. He has published extensively in a range of leading journals in his field and currently serves on the editorial board of Corporate Governance: An International Review and co-authored a number of best-selling books with Prof Geoff Kiel including the practitioner-focused title “Directors at Work”. Gavin is an active director and currently Chairs the board at Cannon Hill Anglican College (CHAC).

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