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John L Hopkins

(He, him)
Associate professor, Swinburne University of Technology

John Hopkins is an Associate Professor of Management and Innovation Fellow from Swinburne University of Technology. He has worked extensively in industry, for organisations such as General Motors and Cadbury, in addition to academic institutions in the UK, USA, Ireland and Australia.

John has been one of Australia’s leading experts on the topic of flexible and remote work practices for the past decade, and has worked on a range of workflex projects for both public sector and private sector clients, including: the Australian Fair Work Commission, NSW Public Service Commission, Transport for NSW, the Australian National Mental Health Commission, and the Australian Productivity Commission.

Specialising in survey, interview and case study-based methods, John's research has featured in many high ranking, peer-reviewed academic journals and industry publications, and John is regularly invited to provide expert opinion in the local, national and international media, for outlets like Channel 7 News, ABC News, SBS World News, ABC Radio, Forbes Magazine, The European Financial Review, World Economic Forum, The Age, The Australian Financial Review, The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Saigon Times and The Hong Kong Herald.


  • 2014–present
    Associate professor, Swinburne University of Technology


  • 2005 
    University of Liverpool, UK, PhD