Dr Sara Cullen is a global authority on contract management, having helped over 150 organisations, in both the commercial and government sectors, spanning 51 Countries, representing contract values worth over $18 Billion. She was a National Partner at Deloitte (Australia) and Global Thought Leader on outsourcing and now performs research and teaches at universities in addition to running The Cullen Group, a boutique firm specialising in creating high-performance contracts and commercial relationships between buyers and sellers.
Sara’s in-depth knowledge is globally recognised. She is widely published, the internationally recognised author having written 19 books and 132 best practice and research publications. She conducts reviews for the Harvard Business Review, Journal of Information and Technology, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Sara has also featured in world-renowned publications such as the Australian Financial Review, BRW, The Bulletin, ComputerWorld, Directions in Government and local newspapers including the Melbourne Age, Canberra Times, Adelaide Adviser, and in NZ Herald.
Sara leads corporate training programs covering sourcing, negotiation, and contract management and has trained over 7,000 participants across the Asia Pacific. She also regularly lectures at leading universities including Melbourne, Monash, RMIT and the Australian Defence Force Academy, in addition to universities in the Europe, Asia and North America.
Sara has a PhD, an MBA, and a BSc. She is a Chartered Accountant (US) and a certified mediator. She is an Industry Fellow at the University of Melbourne, an associate at the London School of Economics, on the Australia/NZ Board of the IACCM and a member of the Executive Panel, Certified Contract Management Professional.
Dr Cullen is the author of 19 books, including the best-selling book, The Contract Scorecard, and co-author of Outsourcing: All you need to know.