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David Pearson

Professor - Social Marketing
School of Business and Law
Sydney - Room 6.22 400 Kent St
About Me

Professor David Pearson is an executive in the Australian Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre where he is the Engage Program Leader ( In this role David is leading research that seeks to encourage consumers to reduce the amount of food they waste and on improving the impact from food relief activities being undertaken by food rescue charities. As the Engage Program Leader he is also responsible for educating over 40 future industry professionals with PhD or Master level qualifications, and disseminating outputs from all research undertaken in the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre through an Industry Connection Hub.

David’s expertise is in leading multidisciplinary applied research focussed on encouraging consumers to make considered choices, such as dietary options to improve personal health and contribute to a more environmentally sustainable global food system. In addition, he has considerable leadership achievements in tertiary education as well as significant engagements with industry, government and charity sectors at local, National and global levels.

Universities Studied At

University of Technology, Sydney

University of New England

Universities Worked At

University of Canberra

University of Reading (UK)

University of New England

Research Supervision

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 3506 Marketing
  • 1503 Business and Management

At the level of Principal Supervisor

Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
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