Dr Julie Wells

Vice-President (Strategy and Culture)


The Vice-President (Strategy and Culture) is a member of University Executive and leads six broad Chancellery teams: Policy and Government Relations; University Governance; Strategy, Planning and Performance; Community and Cultural Partnerships; Marketing and Communications; and HR & OHS. The Vice-President (Strategy and Culture) works closely with the deans and other members of the University’s senior leadership team to develop and implement University strategy and associated initiatives.

Julie has extensive experience in the tertiary education sector as a senior administrator, lobbyist, adviser and policy analyst. She has worked as a teacher, as an academic and in government. Before joining the University, Julie was University Secretary and Vice-President at RMIT University, with responsibility for the delivery of integrated governance, assurance and planning services. She also led the Policy and Research team in the national office of the National Tertiary Education Union between 1996 and 2002.