Kristy Muir

CEO of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), Professor of Social Policy at UNSW Sydney and member of UNSW Sydney’s Council


Professor Kristy Muir is the CEO of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), a Professor of Social Policy at UNSW Sydney and an elected member of UNSW Sydney’s Council. She has worked for more than two decades with for purpose organisations to help understand, measure, and find innovative solutions to complex social problems.

Kristy has worked with dozens of government, not-for-profit, corporate and philanthropic organisations to help improve social impact; has won more than $11m in research funding; and has published widely in academic journals and popular media, such as TEDx and The Conversation.

Kristy was formerly CSI’s Research Director, the Associate Dean Research for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Director of the Disability Studies and Research Centre at UNSW Sydney. She has a PhD in social history is a graduate of the AICD and, prior to joining academia, worked in the not-for-profit sector.

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