Alan Sunderland


Alan Sunderland is the former Editorial Director at the ABC, Australia’s largest public broadcaster.

Alan deepens our capacity to apply ethics as the new strategy for organizations in next decade. He has considered hundreds of real-world ethical challenges and, from his base in Sydney, adds global context to our work as businesses, customers, and audiences continue to become more international.

Alan had overall responsibility for developing and maintaining appropriate editorial standards across the entire output of ABC programming on radio, television, online and mobile. He created and delivered ethical training to journalists and oversaw the investigation and management of public complaints about the broadcaster.

He is a journalist, author and editorial consultant with more than forty years’ experience in public interest journalism. He also is the author of seven works of children’s fiction.