Dr John Martin | Emeritus Professor La Trobe University
Thursday, 3 June 8.00am-9.00am
Dr John Martin is a Fellow of LGMA Queensland in recognition of his contribution to the development of elected members, senior managers, and staff in Australian Local Government over the last four decades. His focus on leadership, strategy and innovation in local government to build resilient local communities (the title of his forthcoming book) is reflected in the wide-ranging research and consulting he has undertaken across Australian local government and internationally in countries as diverse as Canada, Italy, South Africa, Kazakstan, China, Indonesia, The Philippines, Nepal, Fiji and New Zealand. His current research involves working with colleagues in Canada, Italy and New Zealand to understand local government's role in managing the impacts of the COVID 19 pandemic. His undergraduate degree is in environmental science and graduate degrees in public administration, higher education teaching, a masters in sociology and a PhD in economics and international relations from the ANU.