Recent Appointments

A selection of our recent appointments. As many of our searches in the private sector are confidential they are not listed below.

October 2018

Charles Darwin University was pleased to appoint Professor David Young as College Dean of Engineering, IT & Environment.

David was most recently Head of School, Science & Engineering at the University of Sunshine Coast.

David holds a PhD and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Queensland.

October 2018

UTS was pleased to appoint Professor Leona Tam as the new Associate Dean International for the Business School.

Leona was most recently Acting Head of Marketing and Professor of Marketing at UTS Business School and Acting Associate Dean (Research) at the University of Wollongong.

Leona holds a PhD in Marketing from Texas A&M...

October 2018

UTS was pleased to appoint Associate Professor Bronwen Dalton as Head of Department (Management) for the Business School.

Bronwen was most recently Deputy Head (Engagement), Management Discipline Group, UTS Business School.

Bronwen hold a PhD from the University of Oxford, a Masters in Political Science from Yonsei University,...

October 2018

DNRME was pleased to appoint Bernadette Zerba as the new Executive Director, Water Supply.

Bernadette was most recently Director of Environment and Resource Policy at the QLD Department of Premier and Cabinet and Acting Deputy Director-General, Regional Economic Development at the QLD Department of State Development, Manufacturing,...

August 2018

UTS Business School was delighted to appoint Professor Sara Denize as Associate Dean, Education.

Sara is currently Deputy Dean, Deputy Dean Academic and Operations at Western Sydney University Business School and was previously Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning).

Sara holds a PhD from UTS, a Masters and Bachelor of...

June 2018

University of Newcastle was delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Alex Zelinsky AO as Vice-Chancellor and President. He will commence in November 2018.

A computer scientist, roboticist and systems engineer, Dr Zelinsky’s career spans innovation, science and technology, education, research and development, and commercial start-ups...

June 2018

La Trobe University was delighted to announce the appointment of Former Victorian Premier the John Brumby AO as Chancellor. Mr Brumby will start on 29 March 2019, taking over from current Chancellor Professor Richard Larkins AO who has been in the vital governance position since February 2017.

Mr Brumby was the Premier of Victoria...

May 2018

Charles Darwin University was pleased to appoint Professor Dominic Upton as College Dean of Health and Human Sciences.

Dominic was most recently Acting Executive Dean for the Faculty of Health at Canberra University and prior to this was Deputy Dean of the Faculty.

Dominic holds a PhD in Neuropsychology from the University of...

May 2018

Charles Darwin University was pleased to appoint Professor Catherine Turner as College Dean of Nursing and Midwifery.

Catherine was previously Head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Queensland and prior to this was Director of Research and Deputy Head of School.

Catherine holds a PhD in Population Health...

May 2018

Charles Darwin University was pleased to appoint Professor Greg Shaw as College Dean of Education.

Greg was most recently Head of School – School of Education, Faculty of Law, Education Business and Arts and prior to this was Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching, and International.

Greg holds a PhD from Deakin University,...

May 2018

Charles Darwin University was pleased to appoint Professor Ruth Wallace as College Dean of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society.

Ruth was most recently Director of the Northern Institute and in February 2016, she became the first female Australian researcher to be awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Agriculture and Life Sciences...

May 2018

Victoria University was delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Marcia Devlin as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Senior Vice-President.

Professor Devlin bring strong academic and leadership abilities built over the past 26 years. She served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Quality) at Federation University from 2014 to 2017...

May 2018

Charles Darwin University was delighted to appoint Professor David Low as College Dean of Business and Law.

David was most recently College Dean of Business, Law and Governance at James Cook University and was previously Head of Business School.

David holds a PhD from Western Sydney University, MBA from AGSM, Graduate Diploma of...

April 2018

The Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) was delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Dan Stephens as Chief Officer/Chief Executive Officer.

Dan currently leads the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service in the UK, where he has served as Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive Officer for more than six years. He has...

December 2017

St John Ambulance NT was delighted to announce the appointment of Judith Barker as CEO.

Judith is currently Director, Service Performance and Improvement at SA Ambulance Service where she has held a number of senior management positions over a period of almost 15 years. She commenced her career as a paramedic at St John Ambulance WA....

December 2017

RMIT University was pleased to announce the appointment of Louise Dunn as Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor, International, College of Business.

Louise is currently Director, Capability Development at Asialink Business. Prior to this she held senior position at UoM Commerical and IDP Education. She commenced her career at KMPG Consulting.

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November 2017

University of Tasmania was delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Rufus Black as Vice-Chancellor and President. Professor Black will commence the role in March 2018. 

Professor Black is currently Master of the University of Melbourne’s Ormond College and Deputy Chancellor of Victoria University. He is a Principal Fellow in...

November 2017

CFA was delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Paul Smith as Chief Executive Officer. He will commence the role in February 2018. Dr Smith is currently the Deputy Secretary for Energy, Environment and Climate Change within the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP). He has held a range of leadership roles in...

October 2017

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Harris as RMIT’s Director, Global Development and Performance. Tracy is currently Manager, Global Engagement and Promotions, International Education Division at the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade). She has worked for the Commission since 2010 and has risen through a...

September 2017

ESTA was pleased to announce the appointment of Marty Smith as Chief Executive Officer. Marty was most recently Director, Operations (Metro South Local Ambulance Service Network) for Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS). He worked for QAS from 2007 and rose through a number of key executive positions.

Marty commenced his career in the...

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