Dr. Chris Skinner

Dr. Chris Skinner, Associate Professor, Chair Professional and Personal Development, Medical School, Notre Dame University is responsible for the development and coordination of professional programmes, and research. He has extensive qualifications in the fields of education, psychology and health management and in 2002 completed his doctoral studies. Chris has worked in a wide range of educational and health positions, clinical, educational and managerial capacities. 

Chris became a Fellow Association Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) in 2017, and is currently Regional Director Australia, International Society of Emotional Intelligence (ISEI), and is Chair, of the recently established Emotional Intelligence Society of Australia (EISA).  His main research and applied interests are in the link between emotional intelligence and health leadership behaviour and effectiveness, the transition of individuals in the work context and the evaluation and impact of management development programmes. 

Chris Skinner has worked extensively at the national and international levels with seminars and workshops conducted in New South Wales, Tasmania, Canada, Malaysia, Indonesia and the United Kingdom.