Dr Ali Walker is a Human Connection Scientist with a PhD in group dynamics from the Australian National University.
Ali is a Senior Lecturer in the Business School (Centre for Social Impact) at the University of NSW Sydney, and the founder of AlityLife – an organisation dedicated to helping people connect their personality to their purpose. At AlityLife, she uses her PhD research to develop personality assessments that identify connection types and motivational drivers in relationships, teams and leadership.
Ali is a keynote speaker and consultant focusing on leadership, group dynamics and human connection. Ali has spoken for Suncorp, Australia Post, the Downer Group, Lendlease, the Australian Department of Health, Ambulance NSW, QBE, and the Australian Department of Education among others. She presented at TEDx UNSW, is a Mentor/Presenter for The Change Room, and is the author of the bestselling Get Conscious: How to stop overthinking and come alive. Ali is also a regular contributor to Australian media, including 2GB 954AM, ABC Radio and Channel 7.
In addition to her doctorate, Ali has a Master’s degree in International Law and International Relations and undergraduate degrees in Arts and Law (with Merit) from the University of NSW. She is also an Executive Coach with a Graduate Diploma in Integral Coaching.
Ali lives in Sydney, Australia with her husband and two sons.