Executive Team (ET)

The Executive Team is the key executive body for the President and Vice-Chancellor with a focus on guiding and ensuring strategic and operational delivery.


Professor Ian Jacobs


President and Vice-Chancellor


Professor Les Field


Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor


Professor Merlin Crossley


Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education


Professor Nicholas Fisk


Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research


Professor Brian Boyle


Deputy Vice-Chancellor Enterprise


Mr Peter Noble


Vice-President and Chief of Staff


Mr Andrew Walters


Vice-President Finance and Operations


Mr Jon Paparsenos


Vice-President, Philanthropy


Mr David Ward


Vice-President, Human Resources


Jenny Lang

Vice-President, Advancement

Professor Eileen Baldry


Academic Lead for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Mrs Fiona Docherty

Vice-President (International, Marketing and Communications)

Associate Professor David Cohen


President Academic Board


Professor Geoffrey Crisp


Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)


Professor Megan Davis


Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous)


Mr Laurie Pearcey


Pro Vice-Chancellor (International)


Professor Laura Poole-Warren


Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training), Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Dean of Graduate Research


Associate Professor Grainne Moran

 Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)

Professor Ross Harley


Dean, Art & Design


Professor Susan Dodds


Dean, Arts & Social Sciences


Professor Helen Lochhead


Dean, Built Environment


Professor Chris Styles


Dean,  Business School


Professor Mark Hoffman


Dean, Engineering


Scientia Professor George Williams


Dean, Law


Professor Rodney Phillips


Dean, Medicine


Professor Emma Johnston


Dean, Science


Professor Michael Frater


Rector, UNSW Canberra at ADFA


Ms Elizabeth Grinston


University Solicitor & General Counsel


Mr Jason Coombs


Director of Strategic Initiatives and Space Management


Ms Trish Mullins


Director Policy & Government Relations


Ms Catherine West


Acting Director of Finance


Dr Rob Forage


CEO, UNSW Global Pty Limited


Dr Kevin Cullen


CEO, UNSW Innovations


Ms Shahina Mohamed


Operations Director to the President & Vice-Chancellor


Mr Neil Morris


Director, Student Life