Mr Stephen Gerlach AM (Chancellor) 

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • LLB Adel

Current Appointments and Associations

  • Chancellor, Flinders University, 2010 -
  • Director, S Gerlach Pty Ltd, 1992 -
  • Director, Beston Pacific Asset Management Pty Ltd, 1992 -
  • Director, Beston Global Foods Ltd, 2015 -
  • Director, General Sir John Monash Foundation, 2011 -
  • Trustee, Australian Cancer Research Foundation, 1996 -
  • Director / Chairman of a number of private and public companies
  • Trustee, The Psychosis Australia Trust, 2013 -
  • Chairman, Adelaide Capital Partners Pty Ltd, 2013 -
  • Chairman, Gerlach Asset Development Pty Ltd, 2013 -
  • Chairman, Ebony Energy Ltd, 2015 -
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors, 1990 –
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors, Corporate Governance Committee, 2007 -

Professional memberships (current)

  • FAICD

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Chancellor and Chair, University Council, 2010 -
  • Chair, Executive Committee, 2010 -   

Honours and Awards

  • Member of the Order of Australia, 2009
  • RAAF Reserve, Long Service Leave Medal
  • Australian Red Cross Society Honorary Life Member

Previous Professional Experience and Appointments

Stephen Gerlach was a partner of the Adelaide legal firm Finlaysons for 23 years and it’s 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

Former Corporate Appointments

  • Director Santos Limited, 1989 - 2009
  • Chairman, Santos Limited, 2001 - 2009
  • Director, Elders Ltd (formerly Futuris Corporation Ltd), 1996 - 2010
  • Chairman, Elders Ltd (formerly Futuris Corporation Ltd), 2003 - 2010
  • Chairman, Challenger Listed Investments Limited, 1994 - 2007
  • Director, Elders Australia Ltd, 1993 – 2006
  • Chairman, Elders Australia Ltd, 1997 – 2006
  • Deputy Chairman, Elders Australia Ltd, 1994 – 1996
  • Director, Elders Rural Bank, 1998 – 2006
  • Deputy Chairman, Riverland Water Pty Ltd Group, 1996 – 2005
  • Chairman, Riverland Water Pty Ltd Group, 2004 – 2005
  • Director, Amdel Limited, 1994 – 2002
  • Chairman, Amdel Limited, 1996 – 2002
  • Chairman, The Adelaide Casino and The Aser Property Group, 1995 - 1999
  • Director, The Adelaide Casino and The Aser Property Group, 1995 - 1999
  • Director, AMP Society – South Australian & Northern Territory Branch Board, 1984 – 1992
  • Deputy Chairman, AMP Society – South Australian & Northern Territory Branch Board, 1989 – 1992
  • Director AMP Australia Board, 1992 – 1997
  • Director, Southcorp Holdings Ltd, 1994 – 2005
  • Chairman, Disposable Products Ltd, 1989
  • Director, Disposable Products Ltd, 1986 – 1989
  • Chairman, Equatorial Mining Ltd, 1994 – 2002
  • Director, Equatorial Mining Ltd, 1994 - 1996
  • Chairman, Penrice Limited, 1995 – 1996
  • Director, Penrice Limited, 1993 – 1996
  • Chairman South Australian Timber Corporation, 1994 - 1996
  • Director South Australian Timber Corporation, 1994 - 1996
  • Director, Australian Agricultural Company Limited, 1995 – 1996
  • Director, Brunner Mond Holdings Limited (UK), 1993 – 1996
  • Chairman, Forwood Products Pty Ltd, 1994 – 1996
  • Director, Forwood Products Pty Ltd, 1994 – 1996
  • Director, Independent Holdings Limited (Group), 1990 – 1994

Former Not for Profit Appointments

  • Director, Australian Red Cross Society (South Australian Division), 1973 - 1983
  • Chairman, Australian Red Cross Society (South Australian Division), 1981 – 1983
  • Executive Committee, Australian Red Cross Society, 1977 – 1983
  • Director, Australian Red Cross Society Humanitarian Foundation, 1983 - 1989
  • Director Flinders Medical Research Foundation, 1988 – 1993
  • Director, Sports Arts & Recreation - Council for People with Disabilities (SPARC), 1991 – 2002
  • Chairman, Foodbank South Australia Inc, 1999 -2014
  • Director, Foodbank Australia Ltd, 1999 – 2014
  • Management Committee, Law Foundation of South Australia Incorporated, 1986 – 1992 

  Professor Colin Stirling Professor Colin J Stirling (Vice-Chancellor)

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • BSc (Microbiology) University of Edinburgh, PhD Genetics, University of Glasgow

Current Employment

  • Vice-Chancellor, Flinders University

Professional Memberships

  • Lifetime member of the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Executive Committee
  • Member, Finance and Investment Committee
  • Member, Strategic Marketing Advisory Group
  • Member, Academic Senate
  • Chair, Awards Nomination Committee

Other Appointments

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

Dr Grant Banfield

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

PhD UniSA

Current Employment

  • Lecturer, School of Education, Faculty of Education Humanities and Law, Flinders University

Professional Memberships

The Australian Sociological Association

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

Member, University Council

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Advisory Board:  Social Alternatives Journal (2016 appointment)
  • Editorial Advisory Board:  Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies
  • Convenor:  The Australian Sociological Association Thematic Group
  • Research Fellow:  National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (2011-2012)

Honours and Awards

ECR Travel Scholarship Recipient (University of South Australia, 2011)


  Dr Kwan Leung Chia

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

BChinMed HKU, RCMP Australia and HK

Current Employment

Doctor of Medicine Student

Professional memberships

  • Hong Kong Association for Integration of Chinese-Western Medicine

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, University Council

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong
  • Registered Chinese Herbal Medicines Practitioner, Chinese Medicine Board of Australia
  • Registered Acupuncturist, Chinese Medicine Board of Australia
  • Former Chairman, Chinese Medicine Society, MS, HKUSU

Honours and Awards

  • Travel Award, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 2009
  • Project Rainbow Scholarship, the University of Hong Kong, 2009
  • Admission Scholarship in Chinese Medicine, the University of Hong Kong, 2008

Mrs Leonie Clyne OAM

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
  • Member, Strategic Marketing Advisory Group
  • Member, Executive 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 AM

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
  • Advisory Committee Member - Adelaide UNESCO City of Culture for Music

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

  • Chair, Strategic Marketing Advisory Group
  • Member, University Council

Honours and Awards

  • Cultural Producers Award - Asian Broadcasting Union 1982
  • Flinders Distinguished Alumni Award 2006
  • Order of Australia 2016

Ms Kathryn Gramp

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

BA Accountancy UniSA

Current Employment

  • Director, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Member SA/NT AICD Division Council
  • Director Codan Limited, Member Audit and Risk Committee
  • Director, Southern Cross Media Group Limited, Member Audit & Risk and People and Culture Committees
  • Director, RAA Group, Member Audit & Risk Committee and Mergers & Acquisition Committee
  • Director, Silver Chain Group Limited, Chair Audit & Risk Committee
  • Deputy Chairman, Masonic Homes Ltd, Chair Audit & Risk Committee
  • Board Member, Bushfires & Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Committee, Chair Audit & Risk Committee
  • Board Member, Leaders Institute of SA, Treasurer and Chair of Audit & Risk Committee
  • Member, Prince Alfred College Council, Chair Risk & Compliance Committee

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia & New Zealand

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Audit Committee

Professional Experience and Appointments

Kathy Gramp has gained experience at both board and operational levels across a diverse range of Australian organisations.  Specifically, Kathy brings a unique blend of Leadership, Strategy, Finance, Risk, Corporate Governance and Change Management skills

Previous

  • Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary Austereo Group Limited
  • Director Adelaide Convention Centre
  • Director Commercial Radio Authority
  • Director Digital Radio Broadcasting Sydney Pty Ltd Chair
  • Director Radio Newcastle Pty Ltd
  • Director Canberra FM Pty Ltd
  • Director Powerstate Credit Union, Member Audit & Governance Committees
  • Board member Bedford Industry Inc., Chair Audit Committee, Member Investment Committee
  • Director SA Fire & Emergency Services Commission - Inaugural Board, Chair Audit Committee
  • Board member Adelaide Central & Eastern District Division of General Practice, Chair Audit Committee
  • Board member Primary Industry Development Board – Horticulture

 

 Mr Stephen Hains

Qualifications/Professional Accreditations

BA (Hons) Flin, MPhil Edin, FAICD

Current Employment

  • Board Member, Bedford Group
  • Presiding Member, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network Governing Council
  • Presiding Member, Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council Development Assessment Panel
  • Presiding Member, Stormwater Management Authority
  • Chair, Centennial Park Cemetery Authority
  • Member, LGA Governance Panel
  • Director, Government and Stakeholder Relations, Concordia Development Company
  • Member, New Venture Institute Advisory Council

 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

  • Deputy Chancellor
  • President, Flinders University Alumni Association (2002 - 2011)
  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Executive 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 Simone Jowett

Current Employment

Casual employee of the Student Access Unit at Flinders University

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Current President of Flinders University Creative Arts and Humanities Student Association (FUCAHSA)
  • Current (and founding) President of Flinders University Harry Potter Society

Honours and Awards

2015 National Student Leadership Forum attendee


  

  Mrs Peggy Lau Flux

 

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

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

Current Employment

  • Private Investor
  • Board Member, Board of Taxation

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Chair, Finance and Investment Committee
  • Member, University Council
  • Director, Flinders Partners

Professional Experience and Appointments

Mrs Lau Flux has a successful career 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 Council 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

 

 

 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, Executive Committee
  • Member, Awards Nomination 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
  • Deputy Chair, Registered Nurse Accreditation Committee, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Member, Australia College of Nursing

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

 Mr Caleb Pattinson

Current Employment

Flinders University Student Association

Professional Memberships

National Union of Students

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Chair, Student Council
  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Academic Senate

 

 Ms Elizabeth Perry

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

  • LLB Adel, FAICD

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

  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Executive 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.

 

   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

Ms Pamela Smith

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

BA (Honours) Flin, Master of Public Administration (Management) Flin

Current Employment

Research Manager, School of Nursing and Midwifery

Professional Memberships

Australasian Research Managers Society

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Committee Member, Research Administrators and Developers Network (RAD)
  • Member, University Council

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

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)

  Professor Brenda Wilson

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

R.N., DAppSci (Nursing) Flin, BBus UniSA, MBA UniSA, FAICD, FACN, FWSM, FACHSM

Current Employment

  • Board Director, ACH Group
  • Board Director, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN)
  • Board Director, Hutt Street Centre
  • Lieutenant Governor of South Australia

Professional Memberships

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Fellow Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD)
  • Fellow Wharton School of Management (FWSM)
  • Fellow College of Nursing Australia (FCNA)
  • Fellow Australasian College of Health Service Management (FACHSM)

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Adjunct Professor Flinders University
  • Member, University Council

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor University of South Australia (Current)
  • Former Chief Executive, Cancer Council SA
  • Former Executive Director of Nursing and Patient Services, Flinders Medical Centre
  • Former Executive Director of Nursing, Lyell McEwin Hospital
  • Former CEO and Director of Nursing, Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre

Honours and Awards

  • 2015 Gold Medal Australasian College of Health Service Management
  • 2000 Telstra Business Womens Awards - Corporate and Government Sector
  • 1999 Johnson and Johnson Executive Program Scholarship

 Mrs Christine Zeitz

Qualifications / Professional Accreditations

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

Current Employment

  • Vice President & Managing Director, Australia and Asia Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS)

Flinders University Appointments and Activities

  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Finance and Investment Committee
  • Member, Strategic Marketing Advisory Group

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Co-chair, Premiers Council for Women
  • Member, Defence Council Victoria
  • Member, ACOLA (Australian Council of Learned Academies) Expert Working Group:  Capabilities for Australian enterprise innovation

Honours and Awards

  • 2009 Finalist, Telstra Business Women's Awards