Susan David, Ph.D. is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. Her new #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling book, Emotional Agility and based on the concept Harvard Business Review heralded as a Management Idea of the Year, describes the psychological skills critical to thriving in times of complexity and change. She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and guest on national radio and television. Named on the Thinkers50 list of people shaping the future of organizations and management, Susan is a sought-after keynote speaker and consultant, with clients that include the World Economic Forum, EY, United Nations, Google, Microsoft, NASDAQ, and many other national and multinational organizations. Her focus is on defining and executing effective strategy, especially in the areas of engagement, high-performance leadership, and culture change. Susan is the CEO of Evidence Based Psychology, on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, a Cofounder of the Institute of Coaching (a Harvard Medical School/McLean affiliate), and on the Scientific Advisory Boards of Thrive Global and Virgin Pulse. Susan is also core faculty of the global Homeward Bound, an all-women leadership program that culminates in an expedition to Antarctica and aims at increasing the influence and impact of women in the sciences.

Learn more about Susan, including her career highlights to date, her advice for someone wanting to write a book, and the first thing she does when returning home here.

Meet Dr Susan David, the 2017 Advance Global Australian Education Award Winner below.

Meet Dr Susan David, Psychologist, Harvard Medical School and Co-founder, Institute of Coaching, a McLean/Harvard Medical School Affiliate

Helen Gillies accepting the 2017 Advance Global Australian Education Award on behalf of Dr Susan David