Frederik Anseel is Senior Deputy Dean at UNSW Sydney Business School and is an award-winning scholar at the top-ranked Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM). Previously, he has held leadership and professor appointments at King’s College London (UK), ESSEC Business School (France), Bocconi University (Italy) and Ghent University (Belgium).

Professor Anseel studies how people and organizations learn and adapt to change. His influential leadership studies, published in leading academic journals, have been cited over 7500 times and featured in the Financial Times, The Economist, Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, The Guardian and the Australian Financial Review.

In 2018, he was invited by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS, the largest scientific association in the world) for a global webinar broadcast on mental health and the importance of supportive leadership. His article on how COVID-19 might change the blueprints of cities was selected by LinkedIn as one of 21 Big Ideas that will change our world in 2021.

Frederik Anseel is an elected fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP). His research has been honoured twice with the Best Paper Award by the Academy of Management.