Dr Julie Wells

Vice-Principal (Policy and Projects)


The Vice-Principal Policy and Projects is a member of University Executive and leads four broad Chancellery teams: Policy and Government Relations; University Governance; Strategy, Planning and Performance; and Major Projects. The Vice-Principal Policy and Projects works closely with the deans and other members of the University’s senior leadership team to develop and implement University strategy and associated strategic initiatives.

Julie has extensive experience as a senior administrator, lobbyist, adviser and policy analyst in the tertiary education sector. Julie 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.