Appointments and achievements

Of the day

 Suneeti Rekhari now a learning development and design manager at RMIT is moving to TAFE NSW to become Director, Product Ops and Performance

Of the week

Jake Baum will join UNSW in January as head of the School of Medical Sciences. He will move from Imperial College London.

John Clout becomes a professor of practice at Curtin U’s WA School of Mines. He will work on renewable energy and green hydrogen sources in metal production.

At Murdoch U, David Henry moves up to dean, Research and Innovation in the College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education.

 Tantia Indah joins Monash Indonesia as COO. 

Bernard Lanskey is the in-coming director of Griffith U’s Queensland Conservatorium of Music.

Andrew Miller is the new SA Division secretary of the National Tertiary Education Union. What, you ask, the Andrew Miller who was an especially active activist branch president at Flinders U? That’s the one. Cécile Dutreix (Uni SA) is deputy secretary.

Anna Nowak (UWA) is inaugural recipient of the Medical Oncology Group of Australia’s Professor M Tattersall Heroes Award.

Craig Robertson is the inaugural CEO of the new Victorian Skills Authority. He now leads TAFE Directors Australia.

Amanda Ruth is the new Guest of the Chair at the Medtech and Pharma Growth Centre. Dr Ruth is policy manager at Rare Cancers Australia.

Jennie Shaw becomes DVC A of Uni Adelaide. She has acted in the role since June 2020, while also being ED of the arts faculty.

Tammy Small joins Uni Wollongong’s Indigenous Strategy Unit as manager, projects. She moves from student advancement manager at Uni Newcastle.

Kate Torney, CEO of the State Library of Victoria will leave to head the Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation.

In Uni Melbourne’s Student and Scholarly ServicesDavina Potts will become Director, Future Students at the end of the month. She moves from an associate director role in Student Success. Kate Gascoigne will  start as Director, Operational Planning & Student Information in October.  She was seconded to SASS last year as Programme Director Ops Planning.

Uni Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has new appointments.  Libby Graham is confirmed as general manager, she has been acting in the role since March. Lisa Adkins becomes Deputy Dean (Strategy) while continuing as head of the School of Social and Political Sciences.


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