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Incoming Director of the Australian Institute of Business and Economics at UQ, and Professor of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Macquarie University

Professor Paul J. Gollan holds an MSc (Econ) and PhD from the London School of Economics and is Professor of Management and Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Business and Economics at Macquarie University. He is Chair of the Faculty Research Committee, and member of the Faculty Board. He is also Visiting Professor in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics. He has lectured at a number of universities and colleges throughout the United Kingdom and Australia. He has also previously held a number of Senior Research and Lecturing positions at University of Sydney, LSE, Imperial College London and Kings College London in the UK. Paul has authored, co-authored and co-edited 14 books in the fields of human resources and industrial relations including. He is also co-editor (with David Lewin) for the book series Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations. He is also Chief Investigator on a number recent competitive research grants. Currently the total of his research grants total in excess of $1.9 million. Paul is a regular contributor in the media on workplace issues and a regular columnist on workplace issues for the Australian Financial Review and consulted for a number of private and government organisations on workplace relations, human resource management and organisational change issues. Paul is a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute. He was named in the most influential list for ‘The ones to watch’ in Human Resources Magazine Most Influential HR People in the UK.


  • –present
    Associate Dean, Research, Macquarie University
  • –present
    Professor, Department of Marketing and Management, Macquarie University


    London School of Economics, PhD
  • 1994 
    London School of Economics, MSc
  • 1993 
    University of Nottingham, MBA
  • 1990 
    University of NSW, BA(Hons) (Economics, Industrial Relations and Politics)

Research Areas

  • Business And Management (1503)
  • Economics (14)
  • Industrial Relations (150306)
  • Human Resources Management (150305)
  • Labour Law (180118)
  • Labour Economics (140211)