As Pro Vice Chancellor (Information Services), Griffith University I am a member of the University executive with responsibility for development and implementation of Griffith’s information strategy and management of the University's information services; including the e-learning and e-research services, the Library, University records management and University-wide information and communication technology services, systems and infrastructure. Griffith, a comprehensive research university of approximately 43,000 students, is uniquely positioned, providing all University information and technology services through a single division.
I have a Master of Public Administration, a Graduate Diploma in Library, Information Science, a Bachelor of Education and a Corporate Directors Diploma. My experience in senior university management is broad, having worked in six Australian universities in a variety of roles, including Vice Principal Information at the University of Melbourne and Vice President (University Services) at the University of Newcastle.
I am committed to being a reflective practitioner, publishing and presenting in my field, both nationally and internationally, and contributing to a number of state and national initiatives, including as member of the eResearch Expert Working Group developing the 2011 national Strategic Roadmap for Research Infrastructure and Co-Principal Investigator for the Australian and New Zealand Horizon Report 2012.
Currently I am a board member of the Queensland Cyber Infrastructure Foundation (QCIF), Chair of the QCIF Services and Infrastructure Steering Committee, member of the Council of Australian University Librarians Research Advisory Committee, a member of the Queensland Public Records Review Committee, founding board member and Chair of the Open Data Institute Queensland, a member of the ORCID Board and Chair of the Australian ORCID Advisory Group.