Senior Management Team (SMT)

SMT is a consultative group comprising of senior University leaders. It provides the Vice-Chancellor with a forum for discussion and advice on key University-wide issues including strategy, policy, performance and future direction.

Meeting frequency

The SMT meets at least three times per year.


Substitutes will not be permitted.


The following are members of the group:

Professor Margaret Gardner ACPresident and Vice-Chancellor
Professor Marc ParlangeProvost and Senior Vice-President
Mr Peter MarshallChief Operations Officer and Senior Vice-President
Mr Paul TownsendChief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President
Professor Abid KhanDeputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Global
Professor Susan Elliott AMDeputy Vice-Chancellor and Senior Vice-President (Education)
Professor Ken SloanDeputy Vice-Chancellor and Senior Vice-President (Enterprise and Governance)
Professor Robert BrooksPresident, Academic Board
Professor Rebekah BrownSenior Vice-Provost and Vice-Provost (Research)
Ms Renaye PetersVice-President (Campus Infrastructure and Services)
Mr Damien FarrellVice-President (Advancement)
Ms Sunny YangAssociate Vice-President, Student Recruitment and Admissions
Professor Shane MurrayDean, Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture
Professor Sharon PickeringDean, Faculty of Arts
Professor Simon WilkieDean, Faculty of Business and Economics
Professor Viv EllisDean, Faculty of Education
Professor Elizabeth CroftDean, Faculty of Engineering
Professor Bryan HorriganDean, Faculty of Law
Professor Christina Mitchell AODean, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Professor John CarrollDean, Sub-Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Professor Stephen JaneFoundation Dean, Sub-Faculty of Translational Medicine and Public Health,  Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Professor Arthur ChristopoulosDean, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Professor Jordan NashDean, Faculty of Science
Professor Jon WhittleDean, Faculty of IT
Professor Andrew MacIntyreSenior Pro Vice-Chancellor (Southeast Asia Partnerships)
Professor Andrew WalkerPVC and President (Monash University Malaysia)
Professor Aibing YuPVC and President (Suzhou)
Ms Sarah NewtonPVC (Enterprise)
Professor Xinhua WuPVC (Precinct Partnerships)
Professor David Copolov AOPVC (Major Campuses and Student Engagement)
Professor Kris RyanPro Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Professor Jacinta ElstonPro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous)
Professor Matthew GillespieVice-Provost (Faculty and Graduate Affairs)
Professor Ian SmithVice Provost Research and Research Infrastructure
Mr Bob GerrityUniversity Librarian
Ms Jo MithenCEO, Monash College
Ms Teresa FinlaysonChief Information Officer
Mr Fabian MarroneChief Marketing Officer
Ms Bridgid ConnorsChief Human Resources Officer
Mr George OuExecutive Director, Financial Resources Management
Mr David McWatersExecutive Director, Corporate Finance
Mr Bradley WilliamsonExecutive Director, Buildings and Property
Mr Vladimir PrpichExecutive Director, Campus Community
Ms Julianne WantrupPrincipal Legal Adviser (Chancellery)
Ms Susan AndersonGeneral Counsel
Mr Marcus WardChief Philanthropy Officer, External Relations, Development and Alumni
Mr Trent GillamChief of Staff, Office of the Provost and Senior Vice-President
Dr Gregory CusackChief Coursework Officer, Monash University and Chief of Staff, Portfolio of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)
Ms Emily SpencerChief of Staff and Executive Director, Office of the President and Vice-Chancellor
Ms Moh-Lee NgDirector, Risk and Compliance

Contact Information

Professor Margaret Gardner AC
Phone: (03) 9902 9851

Ms Kerrie Edwards
Phone: (03) 9902 9851