Kenneth Wiltshire

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Who is Kenneth Wiltshire?

Professor Ken Wiltshire AO is the J. D. Story Professor of Public Administration at the University of Queensland Business School. He is also the Australian Representative on the Executive Board of UNESCO and a member of the Commonwealth Grants Commission. He is also a former student of Kedron State High School.

Wiltshire's main research interests encompass government-business relations, public sector management, governance, public policy, leadership, education and training, and comparative federalism. He has published a significant number of books, monographs, and articles in Australasia, Europe and North America.

Wiltshire has served as consultant to parliaments, governments, Royal Commissions and Inquiries, private business groups, and international bodies. He has served as Chairman of the Australian National Commission for UNESCO, Australian Heritage Commission, the World Heritage Wet Tropics Management Authority, Review of the Queensland School Curriculum, and Tertiary Entrance Procedures Authority, and recently completed a term as Special Adviser to the Australian National Training Authority.

Wiltshire is a National Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia and is Honorary Trustee of Committee for Economic Development of Australia. In 1998 he received the Order of Australia for services to public administration, formulation of public policy,and UNESCO.

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on July 23, 2013


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