David Peetz is Professor of Employment Relations in the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing at Griffith University. He previously worked at the Australian National University and in the then Commonwealth Department of Industrial Relations, spending over five years in its Senior Executive Service. He has been a consultant for the International Labour Organisation in Thailand, Malaysia, China and Geneva, and undertaken work for unions, employers, multilateral organisations and governments of both political persuasions. He is a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
He is presently a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.