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Professor, UTS Business, University of Technology Sydney

Thomas Clarke is Professor of Management in the UTS Business School at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is the Sir Adrian Cadbury Scholar in Corporate Governance of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) and the Editor of the Cambridge University Press Elements in Corporate Governance Series. Formerly he was Chair of the Academic Board at UTS, and a member of the University Council. In the United Kingdom he was DBM Professor of Corporate Governance at Leeds Business School, and Professor of Management at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) . He has held Visiting Professorships at the University of Paris, Dauphine; and ESC Lille, France; University of Geneva, Switzerland; FGV Business School, Sao Paulo, Brazil; UAM Business School, Mexico City; and a Visiting Research Fellowship at the University of Warwick.

Thomas Clarke has published Rethinking the Company 1994 (London: Financial Times) in five languages; International Privatisation: Strategies and Practices 1995 (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter); The Political Economy of Privatisation 1995, (London: Routledge) (with Christos Pitelis of Cambridge University); and Changing Paradigms: The Transformation of Management Knowledge for the 21st Century 2000 (London: HarperCollins Business) (with Stewart Clegg); Theories of Corporate Governance (London: Routledge 2004); International Corporate Governance, (London: Routledge Second Edition 2017); and European Corporate Governance, (London: Routledge 2009). His most recently published work is The Handbook of Corporate Governance, (London: Sage, 2012) (edited with Professor Douglas Branson, Chair in Business Law, University of Pittsburgh). Currently he is editing the Oxford Handbook of the Corporation, and a research work on Innovation in the Asia Pacific with Springer.


  • 1999–present
    Professor of Management and Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance, UTS Sydney


  • 1983 
    University of Warwick, UK, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 1972 
    University of Warwick, UK, Master of Arts in Industrial Relations
  • 1971 
    Birmingham University, UK, Bachelor of Social Science