Dr Simon Longstaff
Dr Simon Longstaff’s distinguished career includes being named as one of AFR Boss True Leaders for the 21st century with Carol Schwartz noting "…I don’t know one CEO or chairman in corporate Australia who has not worked with Simon Longstaff…".
Dr Longstaff has a PhD in Philosophy from Cambridge. Prior to becoming the inaugural Executive Director of St James Ethics Centre in 1991, he worked in the Northern Territory in the Safety Department of BHP subsidiary, GEMCO, lectured at Cambridge University and consulted to the Cambridge Commonwealth and Overseas Trusts.
His book Hard Cases, Tough Choices was published in 1997.
Dr Longstaff was inaugural President of The Australian Association for Professional & Applied Ethics and is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum. He is Chairman of Woolworths Limited Corporate Responsibility Panel, AMP Capital Socially Responsible Investment Advisory Committee and the International Advisory Board of the Genographic Project. Dr Longstaff serves on the Australian Institute of Company Directors Corporate Governance Committee, BHP Billiton Forum on Corporate Responsibility, CSIRO Niche Manufacturing Flagship Advisory Committee and Nestle Oceania Creating Shared Value Advisory Board.
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