Greg Nathan, the founder of Franchise Relationships Institute, has been named Psychology Entrepreneur of the Year by the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
The APS is the peak industry body in Australia representing 27,000 psychologists with a vision to improve the lives of Australians through psychology.
The Entrepreneur of the Year award recognises the achievement of individuals that have successfully established and built a business or addressed a market opportunity by developing a service or solution relevant to the field of psychology.
Nathan is a former franchisee and scientist-practitioner who pioneered the application of psychology to the global franchising sector. He founded the Franchise Relationships Institute in 1989 and with his team has developed innovative models and psychometric tools that promote high performance, ethics and collaboration in business.
His work has been recognised globally as a positive force for good, with Awards from the International Franchising Association and induction into the Australian Franchising Hall of Fame.
Nathan has sold more than 350,000 copies of his books on how franchisees and franchisors can achieve profitable partnerships and regularly provides practical techniques to improve workplace cultures and personal lives through talks, webinars and articles.