Eric Knight is Executive Dean and Professor of Strategic Management at Macquarie Business School. He was previously Professor of Strategic Management and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research-Enterprise & Engagement) at the University of Sydney Business School, where he remains an Honorary Professor. He is a Fulbright senior scholar, and has held visiting appointments at the University of Oxford and Stanford University. He completed his doctorate at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.

Eric is a leading researcher in the field of strategy process and practice, and has published in international journals such as Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Human Relations, California Management Review, and Organization Studies. His latest research is available here.

His teaching in Design-led Strategy brings engineering and organizational strategy together, and has won numerous awards. His students have gone on to found various companies or lead significant engagements with industry partners in Australia and internationally, and at various levels of government, based on work done in the course. An online version of the course is available here and has attracted over 25,000 students worldwide.

Eric is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW. Within his field, he serves as Program Chair of the Strategy Practice group at the Strategic Management Society, and PDW Chair of the Strategy-as-Practice interest group of the Academy of Management.