Charles Sampford

Professor Sampford topped each of politics, philosophy and law at Melbourne University then combined those disciplines in his Oxford DPhil (1986). He was invited to come to Queensland as Foundation Dean of Law at Griffith University, starting in March 1991. Prof Sampford led the 1998 bid for the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance and was its Foundation Director until he became the Convenor of the ARC funded Governance Research and Director of the multi-university Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law. Foreign fellowships include the Visiting Senior Research Fellow at St John's College Oxford (1997) and a Senior Fulbright Award to Harvard University (2000). He has written over 140 articles and chapters, has completed thirty one books and edited collections and won nearly twenty million dollars in grants and consultancies. Charles chaired the World Ethics Forum in Oxford in 2006 and convened the first two Global Integrity Summits (2014-15). Charles is also a Barrister and a company director who has taught tax policy.

  • Is Paying Tax Part of the Social License to Operate?, 11 Jul 2016