Geoff Martin is a Professor of Strategy at Melbourne Business School Limited (MBS) at The University of Melbourne where he teaches Business Strategy, Corporate Strategy, and Social Entrepreneurship in the MBA and Executive MBA programs.
In recent years, Geoff has consulted for many Australian and international businesses, including Nissan Australia, Caltex, Astro, bioCSL, Australian Institute of Sport, Clemenger Advertising, Ports Australia, Manulife Bank, Victorian Multicultural Commission, Citipower, Z Energy (NZ), Department of Premier and Cabinet, Care Super, REST Super, Cenitex, and Indigenous Business Australia.
Geoff’s research explores short termism and risk taking by executives. It has been published in the Harvard Business Review, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, among other venues. Geoff received research excellence awards from The University of Melbourne in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017.
Before he became an academic, Geoff held senior strategy and operational risk positions at Deloitte (Sydney), GT Global (Dublin), TXU (London), IAMCO (London, Johannesburg), Egg Bank (London), and Credit Suisse (Singapore, London), where he was Vice President.
- Geoff also worked in the non-profit sector with Rafael HIV Services in South Africa and Raleigh International in Chile.
Geoff received his Ph.D. from IE Business School in Madrid and his MBA from MBS.
Geoff is a charter member of Pelham Associates.