Leeora D. Black, Ph.D, is founder and managing director of the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility and an honorary visitor to the La Trobe University Graduate School of Management.
Leeora works with senior managers and executive teams to analyse and solve complex CSR issues and problems, create effective corporate and stakeholder strategies and build management capabilities.
She applies a capability-development approach to every engagement, ensuring knowledge and skills transfer that facilitate continuous improvement for clients and colleagues both during and after engagements.
A widely published author and speaker, Leeora is an experienced and highly sought-after facilitator of workshops and seminars on CSR.
Leeora is responsible for all aspects of ACCSR’s direction, strategy and services. After beginning her working life as a journalist and then corporate affairs manager, Leeora established Synergy Communications Pty Ltd, a boutique corporate communications and advisory firm, which she ran for 12 years before undertaking her doctorate in corporate social responsibility through the Department of Management at Monash University. She established ACCSR in 2003.
Leeora is a Board Member of the Karma Currency Foundation and a member of the Advisory Council on Corporate Responsibility at National Australia Bank.