Mr Stephen Gerlach AM (Chancellor) 

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • LLB Adel 

Current Employment

  • Chancellor, Flinders University
  • Corporate adviser to business
  • Director, Beston Pacific Asset Management Pty Ltd
  • Director, General Sir John Monash Foundation 
  • Trustee, Australian Cancer Research Foundation
  • Chairman, Foodbank South Australia Inc
  • Director, Foodbank Australia Ltd
  • Director/Chairman of a number of private and public companies
  • Trustee, The Psychosis Australia Trust
  • Chairman, Adelaide Capital Partners Pty Ltd
  • Chairman, Gerlach Asset Development Pty Ltd
  • AICD Corporate Governance Committee

Professional Memberships

  • FAICD 

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Chancellor and Chair, University Council 
  • Chair, Awards Committee
  • Chair, Executive Committee of Council
  • Chair, Governance Committee 

Honours and Awards

  • Member of the Order of Australia, 2009 

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Former Chairman of Santos Limited
  • Former Chairman of Elders Ltd (formerly Futuris Corporation Ltd)
  • Former Chairman of Equatorial Mining Ltd
  • Former Chairman of Elders Australia Limited
  • Former Chairman of Challenger Listed Investments Limited
  • Former Chairman of Amdel Limited
  • Former Chairman of Penrice Limited
  • Former Director of other public companies including Southcorp Ltd, Brunner Mond Holdings Ltd (UK) and Elders Rural Bank

Stephen Gerlach was a partner of the Adelaide legal firm Finlaysons for 23 years and its Managing Partner from 1985 to 1991.  He has also been actively involved in a number of community and professional associations and is at the present time a member of the AICD and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee. 


  Professor Michael N Barber (Vice-Chancellor)

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • BSc NSW, PhD Cornell

Current Employment

  • Vice-Chancellor, Flinders University

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
  • Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
  • Member, Australian Mathematical Society
  • Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow, Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics 

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Governance Committee
  • Member, Finance and Investment Committee
  • Member, Strategic Resources Committee
  • Member, Academic Senate

Other Appointments

  • Director, SA Health and Medical Research Institute 
  • Member, Universities Australia
  • Director, AARNet Pty Ltd

Ms Leonie Clyne

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • BA (Psych) Flin

Current Employment

  • Managing Director, Angus Clyne Australia Pty Ltd

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Deputy Chancellor
  • Member, University Council
  • Chair, Board, Flinders Campus Community Services 
  • Member, Strategic Resources Committee
  • Member, Governance Committee

Professional Experience and Appointments

Ms Clyne is the founder and Managing Director of corporate clothing company, Angus Clyne Pty Ltd. Her other business activities and Board appointments include:

  • Business Coach, Centre for Innovation, Business and Manufacturing (CIBM)
  • Development Coach, Locher and Associates
  • Advocate, Adelaide Festival Centre
  • Member, Trade Schools of the Future Task Force 

Honours and Awards

  • 1997 Inaugural Enterprising Woman of the Year Award - Enterprising Women Association, Business SA.
  • 1998 Finalist - Telstra Business Woman of the Year Award.
  • 1999 South Australian Small Business of the Year - South Australian Training Awards.
  • 1999 Prime Ministers Small Business of the Year Award - ANTA National Training Awards.

 Mr Douglas Gautier

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Flinders

Current Employment

  • CEO and Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival Centre Trust

Professional Memberships

  • Chair - Asialink Performing Arts Committee
  • Chair - Asia Pacific Arts Centre Association
  • Board Member - Live Performance Australia

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Head Music & Arts Channel - Radio Television Hong Kong
  • Head of Concert Music - Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Director of Corporate Affairs - Satellite Television Asia Region (STAR TV)
  • Deputy Executive Director - Hong Kong Tourism
  • Director - Hong Kong Arts Festival

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Strategic Resources Committee

Honours and Awards

  • Cultural Producers Award - Asian Broadcasting Union 1982
  • Flinders Distinguished Alumni Award 2006

   Mr Marty Gauvin

Current Employment

  • Managing Director, Tier5
  • President and CEO, Virtual Ark

Professional memberships

 

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Strategic Resources Committee

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Board Member, Playford Capital:  seed capital investment in early-stage South Australian companies. Playford partner with entrepreneurs in a broad range of industries
  • Past Chairman, Inspire Foundation:  the foundation combines technology with the direct involvement of young people to deliver innovative and practical online programs that prevent youth suicide and improve young peoples's mental health and wellbeing
  • Member of the Venture Capital Committee of Innovation Australia:  assist Innovation Australian in administering venture capital tx concession and co-investment programs
  • Member of the Strategic Directions Committee for City of Marion Council

Honours and Awards

Young Australian of the Year, 1988


Mr Tom Gerrits

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

Currently studying: Bachelor of Law and Legal Practice (Honours) / Bachelor of International Studies

Professional memberships

  • Law Society of South Australia, Associate
  • Australia - China Youth Association
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Roma Mitchell Community Legal Centre, Management Committee
  • Flinders Law Students' Association

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

Member, University Council

Honours and Awards

  • Prime Minister's Australia Asia Endeavour Award 2013
  • Max and Bette Mendelson Foundation Scholarship 2012, 2013
  • DUX Tabor Christian College 2009, 2010
  • Chancellor's Letter of Commendation - 2012

   Ms Debra Hackett

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • Bachelor of Economics, Flinders
  • Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies, Flinders

Current Employment

  • ICT Officer:  FLO Development, Flinders University

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, Educational Technology Advisory Group
  • Member, FLO Advisory Group

 


 Mr Stephen Hains

Qualifications/Professional Accreditations

BA (Hons) Flin, MPhil Edin, Diploma LG Admin

Current Employment

  • Board Member, Bedford Industries
  • Presiding Member, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network Governing Council
  • Presiding Member, Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council Development Assessment Panel
  • Presiding Member, Adelaide Hills Council Development Assessment Panel
  • Presiding Member, City of Charles Sturt Development Assessment Panel
  • Presiding Member, Stormwater Management Authority
  • Chair, Centennial Park Cemetery Authority
  • Member, Expert Panel on Planning Systems Reform
  • Member, LGA Governance Panel
  • Director, Government and Stakeholder Relations, Concordia Development Company
 

Professional memberships

  • Life Fellow, Planning Institute of Australia (LFPIA)
  • Fellow, Local Government Managers Association (FLGMA)
  • Member, International City Management Association (MICMA)
  • Fellow, Australian Institute Company Directors (FAICD)

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • President, Flinders University Alumni Association (2002 - 2011)
  • Member, Strategic Resources Committee
  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Finance and Investment Committee
  • Member, Governance Committee

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • CEO, City of Salisbury (1991 - 2011)
  • CEO, Department of Business, Manufacturing and Trade (2003 - 2004)
  • Director Planning, SA Government (1988 -1991)

Honours and Awards

  • Fellow, University of South Australia (FUniSA) 2007
  • Government, Service Award, Urban Development Institute Australia, 2005
  • Foundation Member, Leaders Institute of SA, 2004

 

Ms Grace Hill  

Current Employment

Student President, Flinders University Student Association

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • President, Flinders University Student Association
  • Member, University Council 

Professional Experience and Appointments

Experienced activist and student unionist


   Professor Leon Lack  

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

BA Stanford, PhD Adel

Current Employment

Level D+, School of Psychology, Flinders University

Professional memberships

  • Australian Psychological Society
  • Australasian Sleep Association
  • Sleep Research Society
  • European Sleep Research Society

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Senior Tutor in Psychology 1971-1972
  • Lecturer in Psychology 1973-1975
  • Senior Lecturer in Psychology 1976-1996
  • Associate Professor 1997-2004
  • Level D+ 2005 - present
  • Academic Committee 7 years
  • Research Committee 1982-1985
  • Scholarships Committee 6 years
  • Level D Promotions Committee 2002-2005

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Registered Psychologist
  • Staff Specialist in Treatment of Insomnia, Adelaide Institute of Sleep Health, Repatriation General Hospital, since 1992

Honours and Awards

  • Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1993
  • 2005 Premier's Science Excellence Award (Science Communication) Short-listed Runner-up
  • 2006, 2007 Flinders Media Awards (in top Three of Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences)

 


  

  Mrs Peggy Lau Flux

 

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • BA W Ont; MBA HK; BA UniSA
  • Corporate Banker

Current Employment

  • Private Investor

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Chair, Finance and Investment Committee
  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Strategic Resources Committee
  • Director, Flinders Partners
  • Chairperson, Advisory Board, Flinders Business School

Professional Experience and Appointments

Mrs Lau Flux has previous experience as a corporate banker in Hong Kong with Standard Chartered Bank and Citibank. She completed six marathons and was a torch bearer for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.  Her previous appointments include:

  • Board Member, Royal Adelaide Hospital 1995-2004 
  • Member, The APEC Women Leaders Network 2001 (Federal Appointment)
  • Member, National Multicultural Advisory Group 1997-2000 (Federal Appointment)
  • Member, South Australia Capital City Forum 1999-2000
  • President, Asia-Pacific Business Council for Women 1997-1998
  • Board Member, Council for International Trade & Commerce SA 1997-1998
  • Deputy Chairperson, South Australian Multicultural & Ethnic Affairs Commission 1996
  • Board Member, Australia-China Council 2000 - 2006 (Federal Appointment)
  • Member, China Cluster Leadership Group 2001 - 2006
  • Chairperson, The Joanna Briggs Institute 2003 - 2007
  • Member, Advisory Group, Australia Worldwide, special China Edition, 2005

    Dr Clare McCarty

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

BA (Hons), Kings College, London, MA,Institute of Education, London, PhD, Uni of Tech, Sydney

Current Employment

Lecturer, School of Education, Flinders University

Professional memberships

  • Australian Education Union
  • National Tertiary Education Union

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Coordinator of 'Teaching and Educational Contexts'
  • Director of First Year Studies

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Member of Academic Board, Institute of Edcuation, University of London

International Delegations

  • for the SA Minister of Education to examine 'School-Industry Links' in Britain and Sweden
  • for the AEU at the inaugural conference of 'Education International' in Sweden
  • for SA Institute of Teachers professional development of South Pacific teachers in Raratonga

Honours and Awards 

  • Honorary Life Member, Australian Education Union
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

  Mr Mohammad Mehbub

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • BSc in Fisheries, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh 
  • MS in Fisheries Technology, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Current Employment

  • Tutor:  Medical Biochemistry
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Fisheries Technology, HSTU, Dinajpur, Bangladesh (Currently on Study Leave)

Professional Memberships

  • ASM (Australian Society of Microbiology)
  • AMSA (Australian Marine Science Association)

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Flinders Ambassador
  • PHD Student, Department of Medical Biotechnology
  • 2013 Faculty Teaching and Learning Committee of Health Sciences
  • Member, University Council

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Lecturer, Department of Fisheries Technology, HSTU, Dinajpur
  • Member:  Bangladesh Agriculturist Association

Honours and Awards

  • 2008-2010 Monbukagakusho Scholarship in Japan 
  • 2011-2014 IPRS Scholarship in Australia

 


 

 Professor Eimear Muir-Cochrane

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

BSc (Hons), London Uni, RN, RMN, MNS, PhD RMIT, FACMHN, GradDipAdultEducation

Current Employment

Professor of Nursing (Mental Health), Flinders University

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Chair, Academic Senate
  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Student Appeals Committee
  • Member, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Research Committee
  • Member, Governance Committee

Professional Experience

Professor Muir-Cochrane teaches and researches in the area of acute psychiatric nursing.

Professional memberships

  • Fellow Australian College of Mental Health Nurses
  • Expert member Registered Nurse Committee Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Deputy Chair of the Mental Health Nurse Education Taskforce (subcommittee of the Mental Health Workforce Advisory Committee)
  • 2007 - Horatio, European Psychiatric Nurses Expert Panel

Honours and Awards

  • SA Dept of Health Nurse Excellence Award 2011
  • Carrick Australian Award for University Teaching 2007
  • UniSA Vice-Chancellors Award for Community Engagement 2007
  • Postgraduate Lecturer of the Year UniSA 2000

 


 Ms Elizabeth Perry

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • LLB Adel, MAICD

Current Employment

  • Partner, EMA Legal

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of South Australia
  • Law Council Australia
  • Industrial Relations Society of South Australia
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Australian Insurance Law Association
  • Australian Labour Law Association

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Flinders University Council Member
  • Member, Audit Committee

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Director and Vice President, RAA of SA Inc
  • Director, RAA Insurance Limited and RAA Insurance Holdings Limited
  • Past Director, South Australian Museum
  • Past Director, South Australia Water Polo Incorporated

Elizabeth Perry is currently a Partner with EMA Legal, specialist employment and industrial relations practice.  She also utilises skills gained over her years of practice since 1982 on a number of different boards.

 


 

Mr Tom Phillips AM 

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • MBA UNE

Current Employment

  • Retired

Professional Memberships

Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, University Council
  • Chairman, Flinders Partners

Professional Experience and Appointments

Mr Phillips retired as CEO of Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd in October 2005, following a distinguished career of 40 years in the Australian automotive Industry, which included roles with General Motors and Toyota.

His ongoing business interests include directorships with a number of South Australian companies.

Mr Phillips was appointed by the South Australian Government as Chairman of the South Australian Training and Skills Commission (retired August 2008) and Chairman of the SafeWork SA Advisory Committee (ongoing), commencing these roles in January 2006. 

He is a Board Member of Flinders Medical Centre Foundation.

Honours and Awards

  • South Australian Businessman of the Year, 2002
  • Member of the Order of Australia, 2007             
 
 

   Professor Göran Roos

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Management Consultancy, Henley Management College, Henley-on-Thames, England, 1998
  • Master of Business Administration, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, 1989
  • Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 1982
  • Major in the Swedish Army Reserve (ret.), 1988

Current Employment

  • Self-employed

Professional Memberships

  • n/a

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, Flinders University Council
  • Member, Medical Device Partnering Program Steering Committee

Professional Experience and Appointments

Professional expertise

  • R&D- & Innovation Management, Intellectual Capital, Strategy & Internationalisation, Industrial Policy

Academic appointments

  • Adjunct Professor, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, July 2012 -
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Technology Sydney Business School, Sydney, Australia, June 2012 -
  • Senior Advisor, Aalto Executive Education Academy, Aalto University, Finland, 2012 -
  • Adjunct Professor, Mawson Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 17 October 2011 -
  • Adjunct Professor, Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC), University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, October 2011 -
  • Fixed-term position as Professor in Strategic Design in the Faculty of Design at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 April 2011 - 31 March 2014
  • Honorary Professor, Warwick Business School, Warwick University, UK, 1 September 2007 -
  • Member of the Department of Business Administration's advisory board for the International MBA program at National Changhua University of Education, Taipei, Taiwan 2006 -
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee of the University Research Institute, Instituto Universitario de Investigación IADE in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Member of the Consejo Asesor Advisory Committee of the Instituto Universitario de Investigación IADE  
  • Part Time Visiting Professor in Business Performance and Intangible Asset Management, Centre for Business Performance, Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, Cranfield, UK, 2002 -
  • Part Time Visiting Lecturing Professor in Innovation, Intellectual Capital Knowledge Management and Strategy Helsinki School of Economics/JOKO (Executive MBA and In-Company Programs), Helsinki 2000 -

Business History

  • Founder of ICS Limited (London)
  • Co-founder of AssetEconomics LLP (New York)
  • Co-founder of B+I STRATEGY Sarl. (Bilbao)
  • Co-founder of The Performance Prism Ltd. (Cambridge)

Honours and Awards

  • 2011:  Invited to be Thinker in Residence on Advanced Manufacturing by the Premier of South Australia
  • 1999:  Named on of the 13 most influential thinkers for the 21st Century by the Spanish business journal "Direccion y Progreso" No 167
  • 1985:  awarded the Marcus Wallenberg Fellowship for International Industrial Enterprising

 

 


Austin Taylor Mr Austin Taylor

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

BEc Adel, Chartered Accountant (Fellow),
Official Liquidator (ASIC), Federal and Supreme Courts

Current Employment

Partner, Meertens Chartered Accountants (SA/NT)

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Member, Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia
  • Member, Banking and Financial Services Law Assoc.
  • Member, Australian Institute of Credit Management

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, University Council
  • Chair, Audit Committee
  • Chair, Flinders Centre for Airborne Research (FCAR) (formerly Airborne Research Australia - ARA)
  • Chair, FCD Health Limited
  • Member, Executive Committee of Council

Professional Experience

Mr Taylor is a Chartered Accountant in public practice who applies his experience and skills to complement organisational culture, strategy and change in a broad range of organisations. His appointments include:

Previous

  • Director, Masonic Homes Ltd
  • Member, Property Development Committee 
  • Deputy Chair, All Transport Services Ltd
  • Director, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
  • Secretary, ASO Foundation
  • Director, Scouts Australia (SA Branch)

   Mr Bruce Whitby

Qualifications/Professional Accreditations

BAppSc QUT, Grad Dip Mgt Deakin, GAICD

Current Employment

Faculty General Manager, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Flinders University

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Institute of Professional Administrators Australia

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, University Council
  • Faculty Executive Dean Advisory Committee
  • Faculty Board, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Faculty Strategic Advisory Committee, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Infrastructure & Accommodation Planning Committee (Chair), Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Research Committee, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
  • International Committee, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Occupational Health & Safety Committee, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Flinders University Fee Monitoring & Advisory Committee

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Executive member, Medical Deans General Manager Committee (current)
  • Manager, state health reform projects arising from Council of Australian Government initiatives in chronic disease & diabetes prevention and management 2005 - 2010
  • Member,  Across Government Guardianship Steering Committee 2008 - 2009
  • Manager, development of SA Chronic Disease Action Plans 2003 and 2009
  • National Co-chair, COAG Type 2 Diabetes Action Plan Working Group 2007- 2008
  • Member,  National Chronic Disease Strategy working group 2004 – 2005
  • National Chair, Diabetes Modelling/Prevention Program Working Group, NATSEM 2005 - 2007
  • Member, National Heart Foundation Stroke/self management pilot steering committee 2006
  • Member, National Diabetes Strategies Group 2002 - 2005
  • Member, National Heart, Stroke & Vascular Strategies Group 2004 - 2005
  • Managing Scientist, Pathology laboratories in country Queensland 1981 - 1985
  • Treasurer, SA branch Australian Institute of Medical Scientists 1994 - 1997
  • Senior Medical Scientist, Haematology & Transfusion labs in SA and Victoria 1985 -1997

 
 

Mr Ian Yates AM

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • BA Flin

Current Employment

  • Chief Executive, COTA Australia

Honours and Awards

  • Member of the Order of Australia

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Deputy Chancellor, Flinders University
  • Member, University Council 
  • Chair, Strategic Resources Committee
  • Member, Governance Committee 
  • President, Alumni Association, Flinders University (1992 - 2002)

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Professional Experience and Appointments

Mr Yates holds numerous Board positions, including:

  • Formerly Chair, Cancer Council of South Australia
  • Director, Insurance and Membership Services Ltd
  • Director and Secretary, Australian Council on the Ageing
  • Director, Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency
  • Managing Director, COTA Member Services Pty Ltd
  • Board Member, Aged Rights Advocacy Services Inc  
  • Member, South Australian State Government's "Health Performance Council"  
  • Member of various State and Federal Government advisory bodies in ageing
  • Member, Aged Care Financing Authority

 Mrs Christine Zeitz

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

BEc (Acc) Flin, Cert of Business, UniSA, Diploma in Company Directors Course, AICD

Current Employment

  • Regional Managing Director, North East Asia, BAE Systems

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Finance and Investment Committee

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Member, Management Board, BAE Systems

Honours and Awards

  • 2009 Finalist, Telstra Business Women's Awards