Corporate Governance & Risk Office

The Corporate Governance and Risk Office (CGRO) is responsible for coordinating the governance and assurance functions of the University, principally through advice and support to the Council, Council Committees, and Academic Board and its committees. CGRO manages the governance frameworks of ANU which cover legislation, policy and delegations of authority. CGRO is responsible for implementing the University's Entity-wide Risk Management Framework and managing the University's internal and external audit programs.

Our teams & contacts


Contact details
Council and Corporate Governance 
Academic Board 
ANU Council elections 
Audit and Risk Management Committee 
Campus Planning Committee 
Disclosure of Interest 
Finance Committee 
Honorary Degrees Committee 
Policy Manager 
Public Interest Disclosure 
Risk Office 
Student Safety and Wellbeing Committee 


Contact details
Ms Belinda Farrelly 
University Secretary
Director Governance and Risk
Mr Timothy Jensen 
Deputy Director, Corporate Governance and Risk
Phone +61 2 6125 6829
Ms Vanja Danicic 
Senior Governance Officer
Secretary - Audit & Risk Management Committee
Ms Tomoko Hashizume 
Senior Governance Officer
Secretary - Finance Committee
Phone 02 6125 3763
Ms Leslie McDonald 
Manager Corporate Governance and Policy
Delegations Framework Administrator
Phone +61 2 6125 2113
Ms Monica McGrath 
Senior Administrator
Executive Assistant to the Director
Phone  +61 2 6125 0395
Ms Emma Murrell 
Senior Governance Officer
Secretary – Academic Board
Secretary – Learning and Teaching Committee
Ms Mariane Quintao 
Senior Governance Officer
Policy Manager
Secretary – Student Safety and Wellbeing Committee
Ms Sharon Sidhu 
Manager, Audit and Risk
Phone +61 2 6125 8365
Ms Aanvi Thakral 
Policy Library Officer
Ms Kerrie Thornton 
Senior Governance Officer
Secretary - University Research Committee
Secretary - Campus Planning Committee
Secretary - Honorary Degrees Committee
Ms Emma Watt 
Senior Governance Officer
Secretary - Academic Quality Assurance Committee