Senior leadership

The Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and Senior Executives are responsible for the strategic vision of the University. Their leadership ensures the University remains a viable, accountable and world-class institution.

Senior Executives

Chancellor

Allan J Myers, Chancellor
Mr. Allan J Myers AC QC

The Chancellor chairs the University Council and acts as the ceremonial head of the University.

Vice-Chancellor

Professor Glyn Davis, Vice-Chancellor
Professor Glyn Davis AC

The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive Officer of the University. The Vice-Chancellor and the Senior Executives form the highest level of management at the University.


Provost

 

Professor Margaret Sheil AO
Professor Margaret Sheil AO

The Provost leads the Melbourne Students and Learning Division, which delivers the full range of student services and activities. She is also the standing deputy to the Vice Chancellor.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor
(Research)
 

Professor Jim McCluskey
Professor Jim McCluskey

The DVC (Research) is responsible for supporting the management, administration and development of the University's research agenda.

Vice-Principal
Administration & Finance
& Chief Financial Officer

Mr Allan Tait
Mr Allan Tait

Responsible for strategy and leadership of core corporate services functions, including finance, human resources and employee relations, capital works and infrastructure planning, IT, environmental health and safety, and procurement.


Vice-Principal
Policy and Projects

Dr Julie Wells
Dr Julie Wells

Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, Dr Wells leads four broad Chancellery portfolios: policy and government relations; governance and strategic risk; strategy, planning and performance; and major projects.

Vice-Principal
(Engagement)

Mr Adrian Collette
Mr Adrian Collette AM

The Vice Principal (Engagement) is responsible for the University's domestic external-facing representation efforts, and engagement strategy including collections and cultural programs; Indigenous strategy and community partnerships; marketing and brand management; communications and corporate relations and the University community relations (including sport, residential colleges and City of Melbourne engagement).

Vice-Principal
(Advancement)

Mr Nick Blinco
Mr Nick Blinco

The role of Vice-Principal (Advancement) at the University of Melbourne comes with a wide remit, including overseeing alumni relations as well as philanthropic campaigns at the University.


Vice-Principal
(Enterprise)

Mr Doron Ben-Meir
Mr Doron Ben-Meir

The Vice Principal (Enterprise) is responsible for the overarching strategic development of the University’s Enterprise Model which focuses on the appropriate utilisation of the University’s human capital, physical assets and platforms, investment capital and its intellectual property portfolio to optimise the resources available to drive excellence in teaching and research.

Head Of University Services
 

Mr Paul Duldig
Mr Paul Duldig

As Head of University Services at the University of Melbourne, Paul leads a new division with a vital institution-wide role supervising the delivery of services to faculties and graduate schools and the Chancellery.

President,
Academic Board

Prof Nilss Olekalns
Prof Nilss Olekalns

The Council of the University relies upon the Academic Board for advice and recommendation on academic (related) matters. The current President is Professor Nilss Olekalns.


Deans and Heads

The Deans and Heads (of Department) are responsible for the management of our faculties and academic departments. They meet regularly as members of the Academic Board.


Accountability

The accountability framework describes how the University monitors, analyses and reports on its business, academic and other activities.