Dr Richard Parsons

Independent social research expert Dr Richard Parsons has joined the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility as a senior associate. Dr Parsons has researched and published extensively on companies’ social license to operate, integrating social impact management and stakeholder relations.

He holds a doctorate in organisational communication undertaken jointly through the University of Queensland and Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining and an MBA from QUT.

As a consultant, he has worked with government, business, universities, and not-for-profit organisations, and collaborated extensively with CSIRO’s social science group.