Clinton Free is a Professor at the University of Sydney Business School where he is the Academic Director, Executive Education.
He holds Commerce and Law degrees from UNSW and a doctorate from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. Clinton has served on faculties at Oxford University in the UK and Queen’s School of Business in Canada.
Clinton’s research focuses on accounting, corporate governance, and white-collar crime. He has received substantial competitive research grants including an ARC Future Fellowship, an ARC Linkage Grant and a major grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council in Canada and published widely in prestigious, international academic journals.
Professor Free has acted as a consultant and executive educator to a broad range of commercial firms and government bodies across the globe, including Boston Consulting Group, Merck Serono, the Reserve Bank of the UAE, Goldcorp, BMW Canada, and the Red Cross. Before entering academia, he worked as a solicitor and management consultant at some of the world’s largest professional service firms.