Industry Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Australia, Associate at the London School of Economics Outsourcing Unit, member of the Advisory Board of the International Assoc of Commercial and Contract Management
Keynote Speaker Topics:
High performance outsourcing and performance-based contracts Psychological contracts and the economics of trust Cross-boundary leadership and alignment Contract architecture - human centric design and designing for success Organisational maturity - accelerating velocity, results, and returns
Dr Sara Cullen facilitates high-performance contracts and provides evidence-based advice to both buyers and sellers. She has consulted to 150 organisations, spanning 51 countries representing $18 billion in contract spend, and covering over 70 business functions.
Sara is one of Australasia's few internationally recognised experts in the field. She has written 19 books and 131 best practice and research publications; conducted 7 government reviews as an independent expert; trained over 7000 professionals; and presented at 350+ major conferences around the world.
Previously a National Partner at Deloitte and their Global Thought Leader for outsourcing, she is now the Managing Director of the Cullen Group, and contributes to both global academic research and industry body leadership.
She has been recognised as a global trailblazer by the Global Sourcing Assoc (UK) and has won teaching awards at Melbourne University. She has a PhD in contracts, a Masters of Management (Technology), and a BSc Accounting. She is also a Certified Mediator and Chartered Accountant (US).