Mark van Poppel is the Faculty Executive Director at UNSW Canberra at ADFA. His key responsibilities are the strategic development, implementation and monitoring of business plans while setting key objectives and goals. 

Mr van Poppel prides himself in building a strong team culture, motivating customer-focused staff to consistently exceed targets. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University.

Prior to this role, Mr van Poppel held multiple management positions at UNSW Canberra across Student Administration and Financial Services. He is heavily involved in the development and planning of the Canberra City Campus project and the new Defence Security Innovation Precinct within the site.