Master of Business Administration Advisory Board

Building on the success of the Industry Experts Advisory Panel convened in April 2017, the MBA Advisory Board has been formed to serve the broad purpose of generating advice of a strategic nature, from industry experts, designed to assist the Faculty of Business and Law in advancing the value proposition of the MBA for current and future students.

The idea is not so much to simply generate considered feedback on our current curriculum from an industry perspective, but to generate advice and suggestions about a wide range of things involving networks, marketing initiatives, competitive positioning, guest speakers, industry linkages, scholarships, mentoring schemes, and work placement opportunities.

edward crawfordJoint Managing Director, TriState Land Sales & Advisory

steve edmondsCEO, NSW Crown Holiday Parks Trust

samantha martin-williamsGM Corporate Services, Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator

danny erenshawIndustry Liaison Coordinator, TAFE NSW

nick percySystem Engineer, Boeing

jason gappsFinancial Adviser, Hillross-Consilium

kate ramzan-levyAssociate Director, Faculty Services, Faculty of Business & Law

melinda smithDirector, Melinda Smith Consulting

annie jiangDeputy Head of College, HGT Australia

(1) MBA Program Convenor (Sonia Vilches-Montero)

(2) Delegate appointed by the PVC, Business & Law (Professor Roberta Ryan)

(3) Associate Director, Faculty Services (Kate Ramzan-Levy)

Business Relationship Manager

Newcastle Permanent Building Society

Senior Accountant

Newcastle Permanent Building Society

Group Secretary

MBA Program Convenor, Faculty of Business & Law

Humanist & CEO, UQ Power

Executive Director and Principal

SafetyWorks Group, Australia

OD Manager

NIB Health Funds

Executive Manager, Operations and Compliance

Newcastle Airport Pty. Ltd.

(Delegate appointed by the PVC)

Faculty of Business & Law

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