Guy Leedon

PhD Scholar
Research School of Management


Bachelor of Philosophy (PhB) (Science) (Honours 1st class) 2014
Diploma of Arts (Graphic Arts) 2007


Guy Leedon is a PhD Candidate in the Research School of Management and visiting researcher at the UMR CESAER (INRA/AgroSup Dijon/Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté). His research examines the interaction of people and food in the context of social and environmental sustainability. At present, Guy is investigating the influence of the idea of terroir on sustainability in the French and Australian wine industries, to inform business and policy decisions. Pre-PhD, Guy worked in digital design, and government and management consulting.


  • Corporate sustainability
  • Management
  • Marketing

Research interests

  • Environmentally sustainable business management and marketing
  • Sustainable food and agriculture, particularly in relation to environmental impacts
  • Cross-cultural perspectives on sustainability
  • Industry perspectives on food and wine
  • Branding and experience design
  • Yin, D., Roderick M.L. & Leech, G. (2014), “The contribution of reduction in evaporative cooling to higher surface air temperatures
    during drought”, Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 41, no. 22, pp. 7891–7897
  • Contributed to: NHMRC (2014), National Dementia Research and Translation Priority Setting Framework
  • Leech, G. (2013), “Classification of arid and semi-arid areas: a case study from Western Australia”, ANU Undergraduate Research Journal, vol. 5, pp. 79–99
  • Contributed to: Department of Climate Change (2013), Climate Adaptation Outlook
  • 2019 - Convenor -Managing for Sustainability (Postgraduate)
  • 2017-2018 - Guest Lecturer - Various 1st to 3rd year sustainability courses
  • 2017 - Tutor - Science and Public Awareness
  • 2014-2015 - Guest Lecturer - Centre for the Public Awareness of Science
  • 2013-2014 - Tutor - Various 1st and 2nd year undergraduate courses