National Homelessness Conference 2018

Prof Kristy Muir

CEO, Centre for Social Impact

Kristy Muir Professor Kristy Muir is the CEO of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), a Professor of Social Policy at UNSW Sydney, an elected member of UNSW Sydney’s Council, and a non-executive director of ARACY. She has worked for more than two decades with for-purpose organisations to help understand, measure, and find innovative solutions to complex social problems.

Kristy has worked with dozens of not-for-profit, corporate and philanthropic organisations, as well as government, to help improve social impact. She has won more than $12m in research funding; has published widely in academic journals and popular media, and works closely with industry partners to increase their social impact.

Kristy was formerly CSI’s Research Director, the Associate Dean (Research) for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Director of the Disability Studies and Research Centre at UNSW Sydney. She has a PhD in social history, is a graduate of the AICD and, previously worked in the not-for-profit sector.