Watch our latest leadership videos, including discussions with experts, and the future of leadership series.
Future of leadership video series
The Future of Leadership video series was launched in 2021 and features interviews with influential leaders about their views of leadership in Australia.
Future of Leadership - Ms Liz Gillies
Ms Liz Gillies, CEO of Menzies Foundation, shares her personal leadership journey and provides insight into how community leaders can break down existing narratives to help inspire collective action.
Future of Leadership - Mr Kaj Lofgren
Mr Kaj Lofgren, CEO of Regen Melbourne, discusses his personal leadership journey and the methods that society can utilise to properly navigate issues of complexity.
Future of Leadership - Professor Bruce Thompson
Professor Bruce Thompson, Head of Melbourne School of Health Science, discusses the future of leadership and the challenges facing the health sector in Australia.
Future of Leadership - Mr Richard Simpson
Mr Richard Simpson, Managing Director of Furnace Engineering, discusses the importance of authentic leadership qualities in the current business environment.
Future of Leadership - Ms Susan Broomhall
Ms Susan Broomhall, Behavioural Scientist and CEO of Bright Research and Insights, discusses how leadership can be redefined in the context of disruption.
Future of Leadership - Dr Sam Wilson
Dr Sam Wilson, Associate Professor of Leadership at Swinburne University, discusses the origin and nature of the common good and what it means for the future of leadership in Australia.
Future of Leadership - Ms Rachael Powell
Ms Rachael Powell, Chief Customer Officer at Xero, discusses how small businesses make up a fundamental and critical component of the Australian economy.
Future of Leadership - Mr David Ritter
Mr David Ritter, CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific, discusses the impact of climate change and how institutional leaders can contribute to emissions reduction in Australia.
Future of Leadership - Mr Stephen Graham
Mr Stephen Graham, Founder of Graham Family Foundation, discusses how he helped launch the Australian Leadership Index, and its role in shaping the future of leadership in Australia.
Future of Leadership - Professor John Pollaers
Professor John Pollaers OAM, Chancellor of Swinburne University of Technology talks to the ALI team about what leadership means for him and the future of leadership in Australia.
Future of Leadership - Mr Colin Seery
Mr Colin Seery, CEO of Lifeline Australia discusses the future of leadership for the greater good, providing insight into how institutions can create value for the greater community.
Future of Leadership - Dr Melissa Wheeler
Dr Melissa Wheeler, Senior Lecturer in Management at Swinburne University, discusses how the general public, employees and consumers expect leaders to be more accountable, transparent and ethical.
Future of Leadership - Ms Maree Norden
As part of a new series on the future of leadership, Maree Norden, Manager of Diversity & Inclusion at Swinburne University of Technology, discusses what makes a good leader.
Watch our research team, and expert guests, discussing key topics in the field of leadership.
Leadership and major events
Dr Timothy Bednall discusses how public perceptions of leadership have shifted in response to major events, such as the 2019 federal election, 2019 bushfires, and COVID-19 pandemic.
Leadership and moral dilemmas
Dr Melissa Wheeler summarises her publication in Journal of Business Ethics, asking what responsible leaders should do when faced with a moral dilemma.
Leadership for the greater good
Associate Professor Samuel Wilson discusses the concept of the common good and the increasing interest in the practice of leadership for the common good.
Barriers faced by women in leadership
Dr Melissa Wheeler addresses the common barriers, challenges and stereotypes that keep women from progressing in leadership positions.
MFSU Leadership Hackathon Summary
What does leadership 4.0 need to look like? ALI researchers Associate Professor Samuel Wilson & Dr Melissa Wheeler took part in the Menzies Foundation & Swinburne University of Technology Leadership Hackathon.
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