The Swinburne University of Technology Act 2010 governs the university under Victorian law. See the leadership and governance section for further information about the Council and Academic Senate

Our organisational structure

This represents Swinburne's management, educational and research structure.

Governance

Meet our executive team

Portfolios

Our complex organisation relies on a variety of highly skilled experts in education, research and professional services. Lead by our senior executives and Vice-Chancellor, our structure is comprised of several portfolios, each responsible for a specific suite of activities and strategic functions, both academic and administrative.

Academic

Position Name
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Chris Pilgrim
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Innovation and Change) Professor Sarah Maddison
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education and Quality) Tara Magdalinski
Executive Director, NICA Rose Stephens
Director, Student Engagement Nadine Zacharias
Director, Professional Placements Xenia Haysom
Director, Learning Transformations Charlotte Brack
Director, Student Administration and Library Services^ Michelle Gillespie
Director, Student and Academic Services Vivian Allard
Director, Swinburne Student Life Aimee Gipper

* Pro Vice-Chancellors have a dotted reporting line to the DVC (R&E) for Research Performance and are also members of the Swinburne Executive Group.
^ This position has a dotted reporting line to the DVC (Pathways and Vocational Education).

Position Name
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Pathways and Vocational Education) Lisa Line
Director, Business, Design, Media and ICT Programs Simona Jobbagy
Director, Health, Science and Community Programs Lisa Devlin-Neale
Director, Trades and Engineering Technologies Programs Terry McEvoy
Director, People and Operations Tash Gawne
Director, Centre for the New Workforce Dr Sean Gallagher
Director, Business Services Caryn Phillips
Position Name
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise) Professor Bronwyn Fox
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research - Sarawak) Professor Ajay Kapoor
Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Research Development) Professor Alan Kin-Tak Lau
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Policy and Impact) Professor Beth Webster
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Quality) Professor Qing-Long Han
Executive Director, Research Dr Tania Bezzobs
Executive Director, Swinburne Innovation Precinct Dr John Morrison
Director, Data Science Research Institute Professor Matthew Bailes
Director, Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute Professor Gavin Lambert
Director, Manufacturing Futures Research Institute Professor Sally McArthur
Director, Smart Cities Research Institute Professor Mark Burry
Director, Social Innovation Research Institute Professor Jane Farmer
Director, Factory of the Future Dr Nico Adams
Position Name
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer Sarawak Professor John Wilson
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) Professor Lau Hieng Ho
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Consultancy) Professor Ajay Kapoor
Director, Marketing and Communications Jagdish Singh
Director, Business Development and Liaison James Ho Kok Chai
Director, Student and Corporate Services Caroline Hon
Manager, Audit and Risk Ahmad Hisham Abdul Halim
Manager, Finance and Business Analysis Jessie Kok
Manager, Resources Andrea Sim
Student Engagement Registrar and Director Esty Sharkawi
Position Name
Vice President (People and Culture) Marcia Gough
Director, People and Culture Partnerships and Workplace Relations Troy McInnes
Director, Employee Experience Jessica Macintyre
Director, Communications and Media Elizabeth Bardwell
Director, Planning Vicky Rosios
Director, Corporate and Operational Initiatives Stephen Baker-Smith
Senior Manager, Shared Services Andy McLennan
Senior Manager, Health, Safety & Wellbeing Paul Kozina
Senior Manager, P&C Operations & Program Management Jenni O’Brien
Position Name
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global and Community Engagement) Dr Andrew J Smith
Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) Professor Monica Kennedy
Dean, Transnational Education Bill Damachis
Dean, Educational Partnerships Carolyn Chong
Head of International Recruitment Jogvan Klein
Director, Industry Engagement and Business Development Ros Hore
Director, Collaborations and Partnerships Janine Shearer
Director, Government Relations Chris Hennessy
Director, Development Belinda Collins
Director, Alumni and Operations Louise McCarthy
Chief Marketing Officer Carolyn Bendall
Executive Director, Reconciliation Strategy and Leadership Professor Andrew Gunstone
Position Name
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Nancy Collins
Chief Information Officer Sean Elwick
Director, Facilities and Services Mhairi Donohoe
Director, Sustainability and Procurement Rhiannon Jones
Deputy Chief Financial Officer Michael O’Shea
Director, Enterprise Project Management Office Carol Redrup
Director, Commercial David McCall
Director, Business Analytics Matthew Rudd
Governance and Assurance, General Counsel Tom Rowan

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