Board involvement

The Brian Picot Chair in Ethical Leadership, is associated with a number of advisory and governance roles.

Professor Lasthuizen is co-founder of the international academic research network on public and political leadership (PUPOL). Since arriving in New Zealand she has accepted the opportunity to Chair the Ethics Committee of Transparency International New Zealand.

Within the University, Karin is the representative for the School of Management in the Pipitea Human Ethics Committee (HEC), whose chief function is to review, approve and monitor research proposals involving human participants—from staff and students.

PRME steering group

Karin is also a member of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) steering group for Victoria Business School. The second report on progress was published in April 2019.

Editorial Boards

Public Integrity is an Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (ASPA) journal and is affiliated with ASPA's Section on Ethics and Integrity in Governance, it is a double-blind, peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes original content manuscripts addressing ethical issues affecting society.  The scope of ethical issues includes governments, NGOs, nonprofits, businesses, corruption, law, social equity, criminal justice, environment, and human rights.

Administrative Sciences is an international, peer-reviewed and open access scholarly journal, which publishes original theoretical and empirical work in organisation studies.

Foundations of Government and Public Administration is a new series from Palgrave exploring both the values and ideals that underpin a society and the many relationships between society and government.

International Journal of Public Leadership  (IJPL) is a multi-disciplinary and evidence-based journal that draws together the best international research and lived experiences of leadership in the public sphere. The Journal includes articles from all disciplines that add to the understanding of public leadership. It affords a dedicated forum for exchange of ideas and insights on leadership, in challenging contexts of government, politics and civil society. IJPL embraces theoretical and empirical research, alongside illuminating narratives on the exercise of leadership.