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Dr Marianne Broadbent

Dr Marianne Broadbent

Having had a distinguished career in both academia and business, Dr Marianne Broadbent shares practical and pragmatic insights into the effectiveness of staff and leaders. Managing Partner of NGS Global, Dr Marianne Broadbent is a sought after speaker.

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Dr Marianne Broadbent's Biography

Marianne Broadbent is a Managing Partner of NGS Global, based in Australia. She has been working in the leadership, management and strategy areas for over 20 years, with a particular emphasis on working with organisations to shape and develop their strategic, executive and team capabilities. She has practical and pragmatic insights into what makes executives effective, every day, through her work at senior levels of business and government, identifying and nurturing high calibre executive leaders and their teams.


Dr Marianne Broadbent has a distinguished career in both business and academia with the rare ability to work with different types of business, industry and government executives and professionals. She was previously a Managing Director at the innovative global executive search, development and talent management firm, Edward W Kelley & Partners (EWK).


Dr Marianne Broadbent has also been a Senior Vice President, New Product Development for Gartner Inc globally, where she split her time largely between offices in Stamford, CT (USA) and Melbourne, Australia. Prior to joining Gartner in this role in 2005, Dr. Broadbent was Associate Dean at Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne and held the Chair in Management (Information Systems). From 2000-2003 Dr Broadbent was Group Vice president for Gartner’s Executive Programs, leading CIO research and knowledge assets globally for that service. She is the founder of Gartner’s CIO Academy and in 2003 she was awarded the prestigious title of ‘Gartner Fellow’. Dr Broadbent joined Gartner in 1998 to lead the CIO business in the AsiaPacific region. Prior to that she was Associate Professor at Melbourne Business School, a visiting researcher at Boston University, and held other academic, business leadership and consulting positions.


Dr Marianne Broadbent is a sought after speaker at industry and corporate conferences around the world. Her work and views have been published in many genres, from academic journals to regular columns and trade papers. She is co-author of two ‘top selling’ books published by Harvard Business School Press: The New CIO Leader: Setting the Agenda and Delivering Results (first author, HBS Press, 2005) and Leveraging the New Infrastructure: How Market Leaders Capitalize on Information Technology (co-authored with Peter Weill, HBS Press, 1998). She has also led her own consulting firm specializing in business and technology governance, and the integration and execution of corporate, business and functional strategies. Dr Broadbent is member of the Board of the Victorian College of the Arts and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.