Dr George Beaton, Executive Chairman

George has guided Beaton’s clients through a wide variety of strategic decisions in his 30+ years as an adviser and researcher.

His background in business school teaching combined with his work in professional services firms, public and private companies, universities and governments gives him deep insights into the challenges and opportunities that leaders and their organisations face.

George’s management experience includes founder and executive director roles in consulting, communications and marketing research firms, and professorships in leading universities in Australia and South Africa.

He holds MBBCh, MBA and PhD degrees. George was a senior fellow in the University of Melbourne business and law schools for 30 years and was the inaugural chair of the College of Law program board for the Master of Legal Business innovative suite of qualifications.

George has authored two books on the legal services industry: