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 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

  • 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

  • Deputy Chancellor
  • Member, University Council
  • Member, Executive Committee

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • Chairman, RAA of SA Inc
  • Chairman, 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.


 

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
  • Board Director, Adelaide Community Healthcare Alliance Incorporated (ACHA)
  • 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