Dr Andrew Heys
Director, Macquarie Business School
Dr Andrew Heys is a Director at Macquarie Business School, Macquarie University.
Dr Heys received his PhD in the discipline of management from Macquarie University in 2013, he also holds a Masters in International Studies with first class honours from the University of Sydney and a BA (Hons) in Political Science from Macquarie University.
Before assuming his current role Dr Heys was MBA Program Director at MGSM (2015-2018) where he oversaw the operations of an FT 100 MBA Program (#74, 2019 FT). During his tenure Andrew was responsible for multiple portfolios: domestic programs, the Hong Kong MBA, international student recruitment and exchange programs, standards and quality (including adjunct recruitment and performance management) along with line management responsibility for a large team of professional staff.
Andrew adopts a pragmatic and applied approach to his teaching practice, he teaches units in HRM, organisational behaviour and negotiation. Andrew has been and remains deeply engaged with industry throughout his career and led several key initiatives to bring MGSM students into closer contact with industry including the MGSM Internship Program and the Living Case Study unit on management consulting.
Dr Heys conducts applied mixed methods research into the links between management and performance with a current emphasis on professional services firms. He supervises doctoral students and contributes to academic debates as an active reseacher, referee and doctoral examiner.
As the founder of Heys and Associates, Dr Heys has consulted to industry across the Asia-Pacific for 15 years. Current and past clients have included several Fortune 500 multinationals for whom he has led critical engagements across the Asia-Pacific – he has also worked with wide array of Australian blue chip companies and top tier professional services firms. A master facilitator, Dr Heys provides professional development workshops, strategic facilitation, tactical advice and coaching.