About the Chief Operating Officer Portfolio

The Chief Operating Officer Portfolio provides student and staff services to meet the organisation's evolving needs and strategic goals.  The portfolio also works in partnership with teams across the University to drive innovation, transformation and improved performance, within and across functions. It is responsible for the University's budget and financial performance, and the management of its property and capital.

Mr Allan Tait

Vice-President Administration & Finance and Chief Operating Officer


The Chief Operating Officer (COO) ensures University operations and services align with strategic goals and business needs. The COO is accountable for leading whole of University operations planning, driving improved performance, optimising value through scale, innovation and transformation, and for the effective allocation of University resources.

Contacts and bio

Chief Operating Officer Portfolio teams