Adjunct Associate professor, Monash University

Dr Hannah Piterman, director of HPCG, is a consultant, and advisor to senior management and boards in the area of board evaluation, executive coaching, leadership development and the fostering of high performance team cultures. Her doctoral and post doctoral research, strategic consulting, and executive development, draws on more than 30 years of experience as an executive in, and consultant to, business, government and university sectors.

Dr Piterman is author of numerous public reports and journal articles including her book 'Unlocking Gender Potential : A Leader's Handbook' which emanated from her study of gender dynamics in 16 major corporates, government agencies and higher education institutions.

She has a doctorate in Organisation Dynamics and a Master degree in Economics. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University in the area of leadership and health care reform, advising on strategy, governance, performance and practice.

Dr Piterman works across private and public sectors including health, higher education, government, media, professional services, finance, food, mining and the non profit sector. Her approach is informed by her understanding of the client's specific needs and culture, her knowledge of governance and strategy and her experience in creating cultures of performance at board and organisational levels. Dr Piterman partners with organisations and individuals to support the work of HPCG.


  • –present
    Adjunct Associate Professor, Monash University