The General Sir John Monash Scholars Podcast featuring Prof. Sir Edward Byrne AC
The Scholars podcast is a show featuring scholars from the General Sir John Monash Foundation. Host Justin Kelly interviews the best, brightest, boldest and bravest across all fields of academia, business, science, humanities, and the arts. In this episode, Justin speaks to Chair of the General Sir John Monash Foundation Leadership Academy, Professor Sir Edward Byrne AC.
Professor Sir Edward Byrne AC is a leading neuroscientist and clinician and former Monash University vice chancellor. He’s also the former President and Principal of King’s College London. He is now chairing the new Sir General John Monash leadership Academy that is designed to maximise the impact of John Monash Foundation scholars and harness their incredible skills for the benefit of Australia.
In this episode, Ed speaks with Justin about his life as a neurosurgeon and tertiary educator, his role in the new academy, and the importance of leadership in Australian academia.