Professor (Career Development), ACU (Australian Catholic University)
Proprietor, Bright and Associates

Dr Jim Bright is an Organisational Psychologist, Professorial Fellow in Career Education and Development at Australian Catholic University, and Visiting Professor of Career Development at the University of Derby, UK. His primary research interests focus on the application of complexity and chaos approaches to career development, and leading educational change.

He is the co-author of the book “Chaos Theory of Careers”, and has also published extensively on career development. They include 12 books and more than 100 peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters, reports and careers tests.

He is a widely- experienced keynote and workshop presenter. He is often invited to be speak on various radio and television programmes, most particularly ABC Sydney Richard Glover’s “Mid-Week Conference”, as well as “Life Matters”, “Sunrise”, “Your Career”, and many other programmes broadcasted by Foxtel Australia.

Dr Bright combines his academic role with running Bright and Associates, a career development consultancy specialising in career coaching, medico-legal assessment, expert witness testimony and speaking and training.