Executive Group

The ANU Executive is the group of leaders that manage the University centrally. As leaders of major strategic initiatives and service areas that span the ANU, the Executive team act as an advisory group to the Vice-Chancellor. It meets weekly and acts as a strategic steering group for the University and the Vice-Chancellor, who chairs the meetings.


  • Professor Brian Schmidt AC, Vice-Chancellor & President
  • Professor Keith Nugent, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)
  • Professor Grady Venville, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
  • Professor Michael Cardew-Hall, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Innovation)
  • Professor Sally Wheeler OBE, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Strategy)
  • Professor Ian Anderson AO, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student and University Experience)
  • Professor Royston Gustavson, Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)
  • Ms Barbara Miles, Vice-President (Advancement)
  • Ms Jane O'Dwyer, Vice-President (Engagement & Global Relations)
  • Mr Paul Duldig, Chief Operating Officer
  • Ms Anna Tsikouris, Interim Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr Chris Price, Director & Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice-Chancellor (Advisory member)
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