Leadership Forum (LF)

The key engagement  body for the President & Vice-Chancellor meets monthly and comprises the Management Board, Executive Team, Heads of Schools and senior officers.


Professor Ian Jacobs


President and Vice-Chancellor


Professor Les Field


Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor


Professor Merlin Crossley


Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic


Professor Nicholas Fisk


Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research


Professor Brian Boyle


Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Enterprise


Mr Andrew Walters


Vice-President, Finance and Operations


Professor Eileen Baldry


 Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Inclusion and Diversity


Mr Jon Paparsenos


Vice-President, Philanthropy


Mr Neil Morris


Director, Student Life


Mr David Ward


Vice-President, Human Resources


Mrs Fiona Docherty


Vice-President, External Relations


Mr Russell Nelms


Vice-President, Strategy & Quality


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 Ana Deletic 


Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research


Professor Laura Poole-Warren


Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and
Dean, 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 Chris Styles


Dean,  Business School


Professor Helen Lochhead


Dean, Built Environment


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 Catherine West


Chief Financial Officer


Dr Rob Forage


CEO, UNSW Global Pty Limited


Ms Elizabeth Grinston


University Solicitor and General Counsel


Ms Shahina Mohamed


Chief Operating Officer to President and Vice-Chancellor's Office


Mr Jason Coombs


Director, Strategic initiatives and Space Management


Ms Trish Mullins


Director, Policy & Government Relations


Dr Reuben Bolt


Director, Nura Gili


Mr Grant Cura


Director, Risk Management


Mr Jeff Peers


Director, Estate Management


Mr Daniel Beecham


Acting Chief Digital Officer


Ms Elizabeth Eastland


Director, Entrepreneurship


Mr Warwick Dawson


Director, Knowledge Exchange


Ms Lis Burn


Director, Internal Audit


Professor Rob Brooks


Academic Lead: Grand Challenges


Professor Matthew England


Academic Lead: Climate Change


Professor Jane McAdam


Academic Lead: Migration


General Managers and Heads of Schools