Professor Marie Wilson


Professor Marie Wilson is a member of CEDA's State Advisory Council in South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Professor Marie Wilson is Pro Vice Chancellor (Business and Law) of the University of South Australia Business School. Professor Wilson has a track record of delivering in both industry and university leadership, and under her direction the UniSA Business School is becoming nationally and internationally recognised as a leader in applied research and in the education of global professionals.

Since gaining her initial degree in Science at Florida State University Professor Wilson has studied and worked across the globe and has been a senior manager in strategy and HRM for seven public companies, including one of the worlds largest IT firms. Professor Wilsons specialities include the management of performance (with a focus on professionals and knowledge work), decision-making and the human side of entrepreneurship and economic development. She has published and lectured extensively in these areas.

Under Professor Wilson's Leadership the UniSA Business School's MBA has been awarded a Graduate Management Association of Australia (GMAA) five-star rating for the 8th year running, awarded a five-star rating in QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) Stars, gained continuation of the highly prestigious EQUIS accreditation (which looks for a balance between high academic quality and professional relevance) and the launched both the new Centre for Business Growth in partnership with ANZ, and the new Institute for Choice.

Professor Wilson holds a Juris Doctor (JD) in contract and employment law, a PhD in management and has over twenty years of university leadership experience, including senior roles at Griffith University and The University of Auckland. She also has extensive experience in start-up and high technology ventures, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute for Company Directors, and a Fellow of The Australian Institute of Managers (AIM) and The Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM).

View full list of CEDA's South Australian State Advisory Council Members.

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