Lecturer, Bond Business School, Bond University

Libby Sander, Bachelor of Arts (Japanese), Bachelor of Business, Master HRM, Fellow AIM, is the founder and director of the Future of Work Project, founder of Rethink, and past Chair of Goldspaces an urban renewal and cultural development platform.

Libby is a Lecturer at Bond University, published author and works with clients such as Microsoft Europe, Lend Lease and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation. She has won awards from the Academy of Management in the US and presented her research at the world's leading academic conferences.

Libby is currently co-authoring a book on the changing context of work which will be published by Emerald in 2017.

She is regularly featured on radio and in national media including The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, ABC, SBS and Radio National commenting on issues on work, society and future trends in organisations.

Libby has appeared on ABC TV’s science program Catalyst, and has spoken at TEDx. She is also a freelance feature writer and her work has been featured on the World Economic Forum site.


  • 2013–present
    PhD Candidate, Griffith University
  • 2016–present
    Lecturer, Bond University


  • 2001 
    Griffith University, Master of Human Resource Management
  • 1995 
    Griffith University, Bachelor of Business
  • 1993 
    Griffith University, Bachelor of Arts in Japanese


  • 2017
    Work in the 21st Century: How do I log on?, Emerald Publishing
  • 2015
    Developing the Innovative Manager in Handbook of Research on Managing Managers, Elgar

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    Workplace Design Research Scholarship
    Scholarship Recipient
    Funding Source:
    Bene Asia Pacific


Academy of Management Outstanding Reviewer Award 2013 Fellow Australian Institute of Management Winner Travel Scholarship 2013 Asia Pacific Symposium of Emotions in Work-Life