Dr. David Cooke
Chair and Managing Director, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia
David was appointed as the first non-Japanese Managing Director of Konica Minolta in Australia in 2013. The company is a global firm operating in the tech sector.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Managers & Leaders and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also a non-executive director of UN Global Compact Network Aust and Cambodian based anti-human trafficking organization, Together 1 Heart.
He completed his doctorate in 2008. David’s dissertation was titled “Building Social Capital though Corporate Social Investment” which dealt with the role of profit–making corporations in furthering the work of the NGO sector. His work was awarded the Globally Responsible Leadership award for Social Impact in 2011 and he was awarded the Top Alumnus of the last 20 years by the Southern Cross University Business School in 2014.