Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Business School
Faculty of the Professions
B.Ed. (UTS), M.Phil. Ethics (UNSW), MBA (UniSA), Global EMBA (USYD), MA Buddhist Studies (IBC).
Petrina Coventry is Industry Professor with Adelaide University and a partner with Asia based Coi Capital Pte Ltd.
Petrina has spent over twenty years working in Asia, the United States and Europe performing global leadership roles with The General Electric Company, The Coca Cola Company, Proctor and Gamble and Santos Ltd. She has worked across multiple industry sectors including energy, education, fast moving consumer goods, banking and private equity.
Her work in the area of ethics and governance, organizational strategy and policy has led to increased involvement with governments, industry associations and consulting groups across the Asian region.
Petrina is an ethicist by background and has been appointed as a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Vincent Fairfax Fellow, and a Fellow of the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI). She is a Non-executive director of AHRI, a Non-executive director of the Australasian Association of Philosophy, and a Non-executive director of Beston Global Food Company Ltd.
Date Position Institution name 2020 Research Fellow Asian Institute of Technology 2015 Professor University of Adelaide 2015 Non Executive Director Beston Global Food Company 2014 Independent Director Australasian Association of Philosophy 2014 - 2015 Chair Adelaide University Business School 2013 Non Executive Director Australian Human Resource Institute AHRI
Awards and Achievements
Language Competency Chinese (Mandarin) Can speak Japanese Can speak Thai Can speak
Date Institution name Country Title 1983 - 1985 University of Technology Sydney Australia Diploma of Teaching — University of Sydney Australia Global EMBA — University of South Australia Australia MBA — University of New South Wales Australia Masters — University of Technology, Sydney Australia Bachelor — International Buddhist College Thailand Masters
Date Title Institution Country — PhD Melbourne University Australia — Vincent Fairfax Fellow Melbourne Business School Australia
Date Title Institution name Country — Fellow Australian Institute of Company Directors Australia — Fellow Australian Human Resource Institute Australia
Year Citation 2019 Coventry, P. (2019). Does Buddhism really promote gender equality?. IBC Journal of Buddhist Studies, 1, 55-68. 2016 Coventry, P. (2016). Six ways the ancient philosophy of Stoicism can help business entrepreneurs. The Conversation, 30 May. 2016 Coventry, P. (2016). If your'e happy and you know it clap your hands. New Zealand Herald. 2016 Coventry, P. (2016). e invoicing, doing the right thing by your customers. ethics centre. 2016 Coventry, P. (2016). The ostrich effect. ethics centre. 2016 Coventry, P. (2016). despite the bad press, ethical internships are possible. ethics centre. 2016 Coventry, P. (2016). Grief,funerals and ethics. ethics centre. 2016 Coventry, P. (2016). There's no quick fix to workplace bullying. Ethics Centre. 2016 Coventry, P. (2016). Are you getting lost in business jargon? Here’s how to find your way back. HRM online. 2015 Coventry, P. (2015). Is your workplace turning into a cult?. The Ethics Centre, 24 November. 2015 Coventry, P. (2015). An Outline of Zen Buddhist Teachings. eJournal of Buddhist Research Studies, 1, 100-106. 2015 Coventry, P. S. (2015). Buddhism at Work. e book Tan Siang, Volume One(Inaugral), 1.
Year Citation 2016 Coventry, P. (2016). Executive remuneration: Coalface or cliff. In AHRI national convention. Brisbane. 2015 Coventry, P. S. (2015). Bias blockers and resilience builders. In APPEA Conference. Melbourne.
Year Citation 2014 Thomas, J., Prinsley, R., Kay, J., Westcott, L., Lambert, J., & Coventry, P. (2014). Work integrated learning — expanding partnerships with business. Poster session presented at the meeting of Proceedings of the 2014 Universities Australia Higher Education Conference : Universities in the new era: stirred not shaken. Canberra.
Report for External Bodies
Year Citation 2015 Coventry, P. S. (2015). Gender Diversity Report. AICD.
Year Citation 2020 Coventry, P. S. (2020). Four expert views on the future of governance and ethics.
ARC grant to investigate features of mental health delivered to rural and remote farming communities for common mental health concerns, with a focus on access to tools that enable self help to overcome the tyranny of distance from service providers.
- clinical effectiveness.
- characteristics of farmers.
The study will be carried out in three phases.
- Phase 1 – Program description and logic. Available self help services will be described and program logic provided. That is, the logical theory that explains how the program’s activities are related to clear, identified, and achievable outcomes will be described. During this phase, Human Research Ethics approval will be sought.
- Phase 2 - Systematic literature review. A systematic literature review will be undertaken with an overall aim to build knowledge about the benefits of using self help tools for mental health promotion and the prevention of mental health problems in rural and remote farming communities.
- Phase 3 – Clinical effectiveness
We will investigate:
- Clinical effectiveness; improvements as a result of the use of self help mental health services.
- Patterns of presenting conditions - analyse the conversation text and associated information for patterns that calculate (or forecast) the probable condition and its severity to aid intervention and prevention.
Research partners and stakeholders
Adelaide Uni and associated health and medical research experts
Project commenced: December 2018
Project completion: October 2020
Date Role Board name Institution name Country 2018 - ongoing Board Member Board of Directors Avenir Energy Corporation Singapore 2016 - ongoing Chair AHRI Research Board Australian Human Resource Institute Australia 2015 - ongoing Board Member Beston Global Food Company Ltd As above Australia 2014 - ongoing Board Member AAP Australasian Association of Philosophy Australia 2012 - ongoing Board Member Australian Human Resource Institute as above Australia
Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country 2015 - ongoing Oil and Gas Council Asia — Business and professional —
Date Engagement Type Partner Name 2017 - ongoing Consultant CPA Australia 2016 - ongoing Consultant Department of State Development SA 2016 - ongoing Consultant Australian Institute of Company Directors 2015 - ongoing Consultant Australian Institute of Company Directors
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