Wednesday 15 Aug 2018 | 20:57 | SYDNEY
Wednesday 15 Aug 2018 | 20:57 | SYDNEY

5-minute Lowy Lunch: Leadership


Sam Roggeveen


28 October 2010 10:48

Leadership changes countries and affects millions of lives — Lee Kuan Yew raised tiny Singapore into a critical regional economic hub; Robert Mugabe destroyed his nation within a generation.

To look at what makes a leader in our region, Lowy Institute researchers Fergus Hanson and Alex Oliver have conducted one of the largest empirical studies ever attempted by the Lowy Institute, interviewing over 100 political, business and civil society leaders in East Timor and Samoa.

You can read the results of Fergus and Alex's research here, listen to their Wednesday Lowy Lunch presentation here, or get a taste of their work with this short interview: