The University of Newcastle, Australia

Executive leadership

Members of the Executive Committee

Providing advice to the Vice-Chancellor on matters of strategic and operational significance, the primary role of the  Executive Committee is to define and focus the strategic direction of the University in line with the Strategic Plan, and prioritise operational decisions according to this framework.

Professor Alex Zelinsky AO

Vice-Chancellor and President (Chair)

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Professor Liz Burd

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) & Interim Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

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Mrs Tracy Chalk

Chief Marketing Officer

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Professor John Fischetti

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Education and Arts

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Professor Kevin Hall

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President Global Engagement & Partnerships and Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

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Ms Michelle Jarvie

Director, Assurance Services

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Ms Paula Johnston

Chief Financial Officer

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Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin

Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

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Mr Anthony Molinia

Chief Information Officer

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Professor Brett Ninness

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

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Professor Lee Smith

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Science

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Professor Elizabeth Sullivan

Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Health and Medicine

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Mr David Toll

Interim Chief Operating Officer

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Mr Nathan Towney

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Strategy and Leadership

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Professor Tony Travaglione

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Business and Law

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