Professor Kristy Muir30 May 2017
Professor Kristy Muir is the CEO of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), a Professor of Social Policy at UNSW Sydney, an elected member of UNSW Sydney’s Council and a Director of ARACY. She has worked for more than two decades with for-purpose organisations to help understand, measure, and find innovative solutions to complex social problems.
Kristy has worked with dozens of government, not-for-profit, corporate and philanthropic organisations to help improve social impact. She has won more than $12m in research funding; has published widely in academic journals and popular media; and taught leaders to increase their social impact.
Kristy was formerly CSI’s Research Director, an Associate Dean (Research), and the Director of the Disability Studies and Research Centre at UNSW. She has a PhD in social history, is a graduate of the AICD and, prior to joining academia, worked in the not-for-profit sector. She’s passionate about positive social change.