Prof John Croucher AM
One of Australia's leading academics and public intellectuals, Professor John Croucher is an outstanding communicator, award-winning presenter with two doctorates - in statistics and history - 27 books, and over 1000 newspaper columns to his credit. Currently Professor of Management at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, his seven years as a television presenter on rugby league telecasts made him a household name, and his extensive media involvement includes his extremely popular column 'Number Crunch' appearing in both the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age since 2000 and read by up to 1.7 million people each week.
A passionate presenter and in-demand keynote speaker, John Croucher is also a valued consultant to business, industry and the government. In 2003 he was made a Visiting Professor at the University of London and is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, the Australian Mathematics Society and the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences. In 2013, he received the Prime Minister's Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year. In 2015, John was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to mathematical science in the field of statistics, as an academic, author and mentor, and to professional organisations.
His broad range of expertise provides many exciting presentation possibilities, including law, medicine, sport, gambling, fraud and business. He is an ideal after-dinner speaker, demonstrating the power of numbers in challenging and intriguing ways. Particularly popular are his number quizzes, blending competition and fun for a unique brand of entertainment.
Of special interest to business is the way in which John Croucher demonstrates how management can get the best out of an organisation through the strategic use of information. With topics that include data analysis, forecasting and project management, he incorporates inspirational stories and case studies to stimulate and captivate his audience. John's easy to understand talks are a must for managers who want to motivate their teams while providing a scientific basis on how to run their operation more effectively.
John Croucher also has a collection of inspirational and motivational stories that he delivers with enthusiasm and passion to demonstrate the heights of human behaviour and achievement. These fascinating accounts allow the audience to tap into their own motivation and self-esteem, challenging and arousing their own sense of worth in reaching their desired goals.
Client Comments for John Croucher
John Croucher travels from New South Wales Australia
- Excellent... John's topics were varied enough so there was something interesting for everyone. The feel was light and friendly. The quiz at the end was a good "ice breaker" for the after functions.
- Corporate Psychopaths - Understanding the People and Implications
- Creativity & Innovation
- Fraud - Con Artists, Swindlers, Cheats and Phoneys
- Gambling - Myths and Methodology from Numbers
- Medical Statistics
- Motivating Leaders & Increasing Productivity
- Sexy Numbers - Relationships and Life Decisions by the Number
- Sport - Bringing Numbers Alive
- Statistics in the Courtroom
- Strategic Business Decisions - Making Numbers Work for You
- The Kid from Norfolk Island
- The World of Numbers