Mark is an expert on organisational performance with over twenty years’ experience helping businesses improve organisational productivity and safety. He is a leading thinker in the field of applied psychology in the workplace. Mark helps organisations design, implement and evaluate organisational interventions that promote meaningful work as the essential foundations of business productivity. He has managed large-scale organisational projects in areas of safety, leadership, wellbeing, innovation and productivity in a range of industries including health, education, energy, mining, transport and finance. He has developed assessment tools for use in these industries across Australia, Europe, United Kingdom, United States and Asia and is an expert in modelling multilevel and longitudinal data.

Influential work

  • Led national and international projects to understand and improve safety culture in high-risk industries, including transport, mining and energy.
  • Managed data-linkage programs to implement advanced analytics for human resource management and work performance.
  • Advised national safety regulators on designing new regulatory frameworks.
  • Designed a suite of development activities to build capability for leadership in small-to-medium enterprises.
  • Published influential research in top-tier academic journals such as the Academy of Management and Journal of Applied Psychology.


  • Innovation strategy
  • Risk management
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Leadership and talent
  • Organisational performance


Mark Griffin is Director of the Future of Work Institute in the Faculty of Business and Law at Curtin University. Mark received his PhD from the Pennsylvania State University and he is currently Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology, previous Associate Editor of the Journal of Management, and founding Associate Editor of Organizational Psychology Review. He is a fellow of the United States Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and former chair of the Research Methods Division of the United States Academy of Management.