Director of the Centre, Professor Michael Fischer is a world-renowned expert in the leadership and mobilisation of organisational change in research-intensive organisations, especially in healthcare. A Visiting Scholar at University of Oxford Saïd Business School, he holds a PhD from Imperial College London and was previously senior faculty at the University of Oxford, King’s College London, and the University of Melbourne. He had led major competitive research grants focused on the leadership of research-led innovation, change and societal impact. His recent research includes publications in Accounting Organizations and Society, Human Relations, Organization Studies, Public Administration, and Social Science & Medicine. His groundbreaking research in the healthcare sector has gained international recognition, influencing policymakers and regulators in the UK, Australia and New Zealand.