University Executive

The ANU Executive Leadership Team is headed by our Vice-Chancellor, President and Chief Executive Officer Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC. ?Professor Schmidt and his team develop and implement strategies, policies and procedures to support ANU to meet its strategic goals and operational needs.

Learn more about the Executive Leadership Team and the portfolios they oversee.

Professor Brian Schmidt

Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC FAA FRS

The Vice-Chancellor is the President and Chief Executive Officer of ANU. The Vice-Chancellor guides?strategy?and day-to-day leadership for the University and is also a member of the Council....
Professor Keith Nugent
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

Professor Keith Nugent

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies, policies and systems to achieve the University's strategic goals in research...
Professor Grady Venville
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Professor Grady Venville

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) holds responsibility for the establishment and satisfaction of academic standards at ANU, including the delivery of an exceptional educational and student...
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Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student and University Experience)

Professor Ian Anderson AO

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student and University Experience) provides leadership of strategic initiatives that promote student and staff equity, Indigenous Reconciliation and improve the quality of...
Professor Michael Cardew-Hall
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Innovation)

Professor Michael Cardew-Hall

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Innovation) provides leadership of strategic initiatives to build growth in research and education outcomes through strategic partnerships with industry, government and not-...
Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Strategy)

Professor Sally Wheeler OBE MRIA FAcSS FAAL

As Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Strategy), Professor Wheeler is responsible for the development and implementation of the academically-led international strategy for the Australian National...
Associate Professor Royston Gustavson
Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Royston Gustavson

As Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) at the Australian National University, Professor Royston Gustavson has executive responsibility for special educational initiatives within the academic...
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Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (University Experience)

Professor Tony Foley

Professor Tony Foley commenced as the Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (University Experience) at ANU in July 2019. Professor Tony Foley is a leading scholar in the areas of institutional responses to...

Reporting business units:

Vice-President, Engagement and Global Relations

Ms Jane O’Dwyer

Jane is charged with leading innovative, strategic engagement activity that enhances the unique position and nature of ANU in Australia. The Vice-President directly oversees Strategic Communications...
Barbara Miles
Vice-President (Advancement)

Ms Barbara Miles

The Vice-President (Advancement) leads the strategic direction for Advancement activities across the University. This is achieved through collaboration with all areas, and in particular, working with...

Reporting business units:

ANU Advancement
Paul Duldig - Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer

Mr Paul Duldig

The Chief Operating Officer provides leadership to service divisions and brings a support-services perspective to strategic discussions. The portfolio's key roles are to: Ensure that administration...
Acting Chief Financial Officer

Mr Tim Youngberry

The Chief Financial Officer provides financial leadership and strategic business advice to the Vice-Chancellor, Executive, University and Council.? As standing Deputy to the Chief Operating Officer,...

Reporting business units:

Finance & Business Services
Chief of Staff and Director - Office of the Vice-Chancellor

Mr Christopher Price (Advisory Member)

Chris Price is the Chief of Staff and Director of the Office of the Vice-Chancellor at the ANU. As Chief of Staff, Chris is the primary advisor to the Vice-Chancellor and President of the University...

Reporting business units:

Office of the Vice-Chancellor