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...
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...
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-...
Professor Tony Foley Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (University Experience)
Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (University Experience)

Professor Tony Foley

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (University Experience) provides leadership of strategic initiatives that promote student and staff equity, Indigenous Reconciliation and improve the quality of the student...
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...
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 and overseas. The Vice-President directly oversees Strategic...
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...
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
Adam Black
Chief Financial Officer

Mr Adam Black

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