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Executive Board

The Executive Board is the senior advisory body that assists the President and Vice-Chancellor in discharging his executive authority to manage the operations and affairs of the University.

Members of the Executive Board

President and Vice-Chancellor

Professor G Q Max Lu

Provost and Executive Vice-President

Professor Michael Kearney

Chief Operating Officer

Mr David Sharkey

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Philip Grainge

Senior Vice-President, Advancement and Partnerships

Mr Greg Melly

Senior Vice-President, Global Strategy and Engagement

Professor Vince Emery

Vice-Provost, Academic Administration

Dr David Ashton

Vice-Provost, Education (interim)

Ms Hilary Placito

Vice-Provost, Research and Innovation (interim)

Mr Atti Emecz

Vice-President, Marketing and Communications

Mr Mike Hounsell

Vice-President, Human Resources

Mr Paul Stephenson

Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (interim)

Professor Graham Miller

Executive Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Professor Jonathan Seville

Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (acting)

Professor David Blackbourn