University Executive

The ANU Executive Leadership Team is headed by our Vice-Chancellor and President Genevieve Bell. Genevieve and her team develop and implement strategies, policies and procedures to support ANU to meet its strategic goals and operational needs.

Learn more about the leadership team and the portfolios they oversee below.

Executive structure

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Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Genevieve Bell

The Vice-Chancellor and President is the leader and chief executive officer of ANU.The Vice-Chancellor provides executive leadership to the University and takes overall responsibility for delivering鈥

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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鈥

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Professor Lachlan Blackhall
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

Professor Lachlan Blackhall

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鈥

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Chief Operating Officer

Mr Christopher Price

Chris Price is the Chief Operating Officer of the Australian National University, leading all professional and service functions across the University in support of the University's strategy. Chris's鈥

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Professor Ann Evans
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Graduate Research)

Professor Ann Evans

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Graduate Research) provides the academic leadership, strategic direction and oversight of the University's Higher Degree Research programs (PhD, MPhil, Higher Doctorates).鈥

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Professor Ute Roessner
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Initiatives and Infrastructure)

Professor Ute Roessner

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Initiatives and Infrastructure) supports cross-university research initiatives and university-scale research infrastructure. In particular, the team provides鈥

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Associate Professor Royston Gustavson
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Quality)

Professor Royston Gustavson

Professor Royston Gustavson joined ANU in 2003. A passionate educator, in 2009 he received the ANU Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence, from 2010-2011 was Associate Dean (Education) of鈥

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Portrait of Geoff Hinchcliff
Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching)

Associate Professor Geoff Hinchcliffe

The Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning & Teaching devises and delivers initiatives to produce a distinctively ANU approach to learning and teaching that is future-focused, active, engaged and generates鈥

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Vice-President (First Nations)

Professor Peter Yu

Professor Peter Yu is a Yawuru man from Broome in the Kimberley region in Northwest Australia with over 40 years' experience in Indigenous development and advocacy in the Kimberley, and at the鈥

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Vice-President (Advancement)

Mr Alex Furman

The Vice-President (Advancement) leads the strategic direction for Advancement activities across the University, encompassing fundraising, alumni and stakeholder relations, and operations. The goals鈥

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Michael Lonergan in a suit smiling at camera
Chief Financial Officer

Mr Michael Lonergan

As the Chief Financial Officer of the Australian National University (ANU), Michael Lonergan leads the Finance and Business Services division and the finance function for the University to deliver鈥

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