Dr. Amantha Imber

Leading creativity and innovation psychologist.


Dr Amantha Imber is an organisational psychologist and founder of behavioural science consultancy Inventium.

Amantha is also the co-creator of the Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies list and the AFR BOSS Best Places to Work list. Amantha has helped companies such as Google, Apple, Disney, LEGO, Atlassian, Commonwealth Bank and many others reinvent the way they approach their work.

In 2019, Amantha was named as one of the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence.
In 2021, she won the Thinkers50 Innovation Award (described by the Financial Times as the ‘Oscars for Management Thinking’), which recognises the thinker who has contributed the most to the understanding of innovation globally over the last two years. Amantha was the first Australian to win this award.

Current Work:

Amantha is also the host of the number one ranking business podcast How I Work, which has had over 3.5 million downloads, where she interviews some of the world’s most successful people about their habits, strategies, and rituals.

Amantha’s thoughts have appeared in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Entrepreneur and Fast Company and she is the author of two best-selling books: “The Creativity Formula” and “The Innovation Formula”. Her latest book Time Wise is coming out on July 5.


Talking Points
Thank God It's Monday: How to create the best place to work in the universe
Hack Your Productivity: Lessons from the world's most successful people
5 Workday Reinvention: Science-backed ways to do the best work of your life
Work From Anywhere: How to thrive in a remote future
How to create an ultra-productive team (even while you’re working remotely)
To do or not to do? The science of how to make better decisions