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 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...
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International Strategy)

Professor Sally Wheeler OBE MRIA FAcSS FAAL

As Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International Strategy), Professor Wheeler is responsible for the development and implementation of the academically-led international strategy for the Australian National...
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Vice-President (First Nations)

Mr Peter Yu

Peter Yu is a Yawuru man from Broome in the Kimberley region in North West Australia with over 40 years experience in Indigenous development and advocacy in the Kimberley and at the state, 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
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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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...
Interim Chief Financial Officer

Ms Anna Tsikouris

The Chief Financial Officer provides financial leadership and strategic business advice to the Vice-Chancellor, Executive, University and Council.  As Interim CFO Anna oversees: ·        ...

Reporting business units:

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

Mr Christopher Price

Chris Price is the Chief of Staff, Director of the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, and advisory member of the Executive and Senior Management Groups at the ANU. As Chief of Staff, Chris is the...

Reporting business units:

The Vice-Chancellor's Portfolio