University Council Members

Mr Jim McDowell
Professor David Lloyd
Dr Wendy Craik AM
Ms Pauline Carr
Mr Terry Evans
Mr Eric Granger
Mr Jim Hazel
Hon John Hill

Ms Paula Nagel AM
Professor Leanna Read
Ms Miriam Silva
Professor Vicki Waye
Professor Pat Buckley
Ms Jade O'Donohue
Ms Kayla Dickeson
Ms Louise Kyriaki

 

Jim McDowell

Mr Jim McDowell

Chancellor

LLB (Hons)
Term of appointment until 1 January 2020

Mr Jim McDowell commenced as Chancellor of the University of South Australia on 1 January 2016. 

Jim completed a law degree with honours at the University of Warwick (England) in 1977. He worked in legal, commercial and marketing roles with aerospace company Bombardier Shorts for the next 18 years.

Jim joined British Aerospace in August 1996. After holding many senior roles within the company, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of BAE Systems Australia from March 2001 to September 2011 and from September 2011 until December 2013 he was Chief Executive Officer of BAE Systems Saudi Arabia (BAESSA).

He has in-depth experience in corporate governance serving on many boards including ANSTO, Total Construction Pty Ltd, Codan Ltd, Air Warfare Destroyer Principles Council, Royal Automobile Association (RAA), St Peter's College Council of Governors and Austal Ltd.

 

Professor David Lloyd 

Professor David Lloyd 

Vice Chancellor and President

Bsc(Hons), PhD, CChem, FRSC


Professor David Lloyd was appointed Vice Chancellor and President of the University of South Australia in August 2012, and took up his position in January 2013.


Professor Lloyd is a chemist who holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Chemistry and a PhD in Medical Organic Chemistry from Dublin City University, and was also a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, and was the inaugural Chair of the Irish Research Council. 

Dr Wendy Craik

Dr Wendy Craik AM

Deputy Chancellor


BSc(Hons), PhD, GradDipMgmt, FTSE, FAICD
Term of appointment until 31 March 2018


Wendy roles include chair of the  NSW Marine Estate Management Authority and board member of the Climate Change Authority.  Previously she was a  Commissioner with the Productivity Commission. Prior to this, Wendy was the Chief Executive of the Murray-Darling Basin Commission (MDBC), President of the National Competition Council and Chair of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority and of the National Rural Advisory Council.

Mr Terry Evans

Mr Terry Evans

Pro Chancellor

Special Counsel, Minter Ellison
LLM, FAICD

Term of appointment until 31 December 2017

Terry Evans is presently engaged as Special Counsel for Minter Ellison Lawyers, Adelaide.  Prior to that he was the Deputy Chief Executive and then Acting Chief Executive for the Justice Department and South Australian Attorney General’s Department (2004-2006). He was the Chief Commercial Counsel in the Crown Solicitor’s Office from 1996-2004. Before that Terry was a partner with Minter Ellison and was its managing partner for several years. Terry holds a number of board positions in the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors.

 

Ms Pauline Carr

Ms Pauline Carr

Member appointed by Council 

Director: Office Consolidation for Newmont Asia Pacific
BEc (ANU), MBA, FAICD, FCIS

Term of appointment until 31 December 2019


Pauline Carr has over 25 years of management and commercial experience in the resources industry with both Australian and international companies. In addition she has over 15 years comprehensive compliance and governance experience with listed company boards.  Previously Pauline was a senior executive with Normandy Mining Limited, where she was actively involved in the company’s growth, its corporate activities and its international
expansion. She is presently providing management, business improvement, governance, compliance and risk consultancy services to companies in the resources, construction and superannuation sectors. 

 

 Erice Granger

Mr Eric Granger

Member appointed by Council

FUniSA, FAICD
Term of appointment until 20 February 2019


With a background in management, marketing, sales & customer service in retail operations of member based organisations, small business and the health & travel industries, Eric brings significant know-how to business, always with a focus on people. Highly experienced in developing successful strategy, a commentator and adviser on market conditions and trends, he has contributed to many internal taskforces on distribution, business structure for growth and customer service. 

 

Jim Hazel

Mr James (Jim) Hazel

Member appointed by Council

B.Ec., FAICD, SF Fin.

Term of appointment until 1 January 2021

 

Jim Hazel holds a number of non executive board positions, following a career in the banking
industry.
He is a director of ASX listed companies Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Ltd, Impedimed Ltd, Ingenia
Communities Group (Chair) and Centrex Metals Ltd (Deputy Chair).
He also sits on the board of Coopers Brewery Ltd and Motor Accident Commission, as well as a
number of other private company and government boards. 

 

 Hon John Hill

Hon John Hill

Member appointed by Council

BA, DipEd, LLB, FAICD
Term of appointment until 15 June 2021

 

John Hill’s Parliamentary career began in 1997, when he was the Opposition Shadow Minister for the Environment until Labor’s election in 2002, from which date until 2013 he served in a number of ministerial roles - including Minister for Environment and Conservation [2002 - 2006], Minister for Health [2005 - 2013] and assistant Minister and Minister for the Arts [2002 - 2013].
 
John retired from the Cabinet in 2013 and Parliament in 2014 and is serving as a member of various boards - including: ACH Group, Bellberry Ltd, the SA Institute of Educational Leadership and the SALA Festival. John also chairs the University of South Australia’s Sci/C/Ed Start-up Program Steering Committee.

 

Ms Paula Nagel

Ms Paula Nagel  AM

Member appointed by Council

BA (Hons), DipT Sec, FAICD
Term of appointment until 31 December 2017

Previously Paula was Chair of Education Adelaide, Marketing Manager of Foundation SA, and a Senior Consultant at Morgan & Banks. In 1997 she established her own company, NBC Resources, a management
consultancy that organised board and other high level appointments and provided a range of marketing services.
She also established a number of new industry development boards for the South Australian Government. 

 

 Leanna Read

Professor Leanna Read

Member appointed by Council

BAgSc(Hons), PhD, FAICD, FTSE
Term of appointment until 16 December 2017

Leanna has been a member of the Council of the University of South Australia since 2011, and she holds an
Honorary Doctor of the University.


Leanna is currently the Chief Scientist for South Australia.  She brings extensive executive, board and investment experience in biotechnologybased enterprises. Leanna currently chairs the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Cell Therapy Manufacturing as well as the SA Strategic Plan Audit Committee, and she is non-executive director of biotechnology company, Biosensis Pty Ltd.
She is also a member of other boards that address innovation across the government, industry and academic sectors, including Commercialisation Australia, the SA Economic Development Board and the SA Premier’s Science and Industry Council and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. 

 

 Miriam Silva

Ms Miriam Silva

Member appointed by Council 

Term of appointment until 20 February 2019

Miriam has more than 20 years’ experience across multiple industries including pharmaceuticals, banking and agribusiness managing large and geographically diverse teams. Miriam is currently Chief Operating Officer for FleetPartners a leading leasing and fleet management company responsible for operations across Australia and New Zealand.


She was previously General Manager Commercial Operations for Elders Ltd and previously held a number of roles with ANZ Banking Group Ltd.

(Miriam is currently on leave of absence)

 

Vicki Waye

Professor Vicki Waye

Presiding Member of Academic Board

 Term of appointment until 31 December 2018

Professor Vicki Waye is a Foundation Professor of Law at the School of Law, and from 2010 - 2015 was the Dean of Teaching and Learning at the University of South Australia Business School (incorporating Business and Law).

Professor Waye holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB, Hons), a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, a Master of Laws (LLM) and a PhD from the University of Sydney. She is a member of the Judicial Development Committee (SA), which provides professional development programs for judges and magistrates of the South Australian Courts, a member of the Law Council of Australia, a member of the TEQSA Register of Experts, and a member of the executive of the Australasian branch of the International Wine Lawyers Association.

Professor Waye's teaching expertise includes Arbitration Law (both national and international), Evidence and Procedure, Corporate Law, Contract Law and Wine Law. Throughout her teaching career, Professor Waye has demonstrated her commitment to effective student-centred learning and applying innovative teaching methodologies.

Professor Waye has a prodigious and varied research record, reflecting the globalized state of commerce and the legal profession, and incorporating international and comparative elements. However, Professor Waye focusses on two main fields - firstly, systems of justice, including ways that access to justice is affected by matters such as litigation funding and mechanisms of collective redress, and secondly, the global food and wine trade. Professor Waye has published over 50 academic and legal journal articles and book chapters and presented her research to conferences in Australia and overseas.

 

Associate Professor Pat Buckley

Professor Pat Buckley

Member of Academic Staff

Term of appointment until 31 December 2017

Professor Pat Buckley became Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of South Australia in late 2014. Previously, she was the Director of the Sansom Institute for Health Research and the Dean Research and Research Education in Health at the University. A biochemist-turned-physiologist, Pat has initiated and led many improvements in research training. At UniSA, she also leads researcher development across the university, and works closely with staff to enhance and support their research capability.

As Dean, she is responsible for developing an excellent and supportive environment for research degree candidates and their supervisors, and for introducing the Transformed PhD.

 

 

Jade O'Donohue

Ms Jade O'Donohue

Member of Professional Staff

Term of appointment until 31 December 2017

 Jade O’Donohue is a senior manager and professional with more than 15 years’ experience in academic and student administration in the Australian higher education sector. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, and is enrolled in a Master of Management.

From March 2016 Jade will assume the role of Manager: Strategic Development for the Business School, responsible for activities with an external relations or strategic communications focus, and for leading and managing the provision and continuous improvement of Business School based administrative services, processes and systems across a broad range of functions.

Jade also holds the position of Professional Staff Representative on the University’s Academic Board (term 2015-2016).

 

Kayla Dickson

Ms Kayla Dickeson

USASA President, Student Representative

Term 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017

Kayla is currently studying her Bachelor’s Degree of Journalism and International Relations. 

Kayla served as Magill Representative for USASA in 2016 and has been involved in various student committees, clubs and societies at the university. She has also volunteered or interned for a multitude of community organisations. She has a strong interest in social justice and student welfare and wants to ensure that education is accessible for all students.

  

Louise Kyriaki

Ms Louise Kyriaki

USASA Postgraduate Student Representative

Term 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017

Louise is a PhD candidate in the School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, working in the Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory. Louise previously completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at UniSA in 2015. 

Louise has been a student at UniSA for 5 years, and within that time, has been actively engaged with the university and the community. She served as the Magill campus representative within USASA from 2013-2014. Louise has been involved in student committees and clubs, has volunteered as a student e-pal, and has interned at various university laboratories. She has also volunteered as a support worker in not-for-profit organisations.  



 

 

 


 

 

 


 


 


 


 

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