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George Beaton

George has guided clients through a wide variety of strategic decisions in his 25 years as an adviser, researcher and consultant.

His background, in business school teaching combined with his work in public and private companies, universities and governments, gives him deep insights into the challenges and opportunities that leaders and their organisations face.

George’s management experience includes executive director roles in advisory, consulting, communications and marketing research firms, and professorships in leading universities in Australia and South Africa.

He holds MB BCh, MBA and PhD degrees.

George is also a partner in Beaton Capital and a senior fellow in the Law School at the University of Melbourne.

George has authored two books on the legal services industry:



Articles written

  • 22 Jul, 2016

    Some firms do. Some don’t. beaton wonders why.

    Some firms do. Some don't. In which category did the managing principal's firm fall? We asked ourselves this question this week when we received an email from the managing principal of a prominent fir.... [ Read More ]