Dr Michael Moran is a senior lecturer and discipline leader (learning and teaching) with the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne. His current research focusses on social enterprise, social impact investment, impact measurement, and resourcing of the not for profit sector. As a public policy specialist, Dr Moran has particular expertise in comparative and international public policy, and also works closely with industry, government and the not for profit sector on the role of public policy in enabling and constraining social economy development.
His past industry experience includes working as a research analyst (corporate governance) for a leading sustainability and corporate social responsibility ratings agency and as well policy advocacy in the development NGO sector. He received his PhD in Public Policy and Administration from The University of Melbourne. An edited version of his thesis was published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis) in 2014 (paperback 2017). Dr Moran is also a member of Editorial Advisory Board of Policy & Politics (ABDC A). Michael’s research interest lie in, public policy, policy and administration, governance, social enterprise, social impact, philanthropy and social investment, and international public policy.Back to Our People