Think Education’s Academic Board Members oversee the quality assurance of all Think Colleges’ faculties and academic activities, including the maintenance of high standards in teaching and scholarship.

Think Academic Board Members


Role


Incumbent


Board Chair


Emeritus Professor David Wilmoth


Deputy Academic Director
Deputy Board Chair


Emeritus Professor Helmut Lueckenhausen


Academic Director


Professor Justin Beilby


Dean, Business & Hospitality


Dr Greg Harper


Dean, Design & Creative Technology


Dr Mieke Mcevey-Leppens


Dean, Education


Professor Mick Grimley


Dean, Health


Professor Cath Rogers


Director, Product Innovation Hub


Vacant


Director, Transnational Quality


Fionna Scott-Milligan


Director, Student Services & Campus
Operations


Lee Ushakoff


Student Member


Denise Hung


EMERITUS PROFESSOR DAVID WILMOTH
EXTERNAL MEMBER AND CHAIR

PhD (U Calif at Berkeley), MTCP (U Syd), B Econ (Hons) (U Qld), FAICD

David Wilmoth is Director of Learning Cities International Pty Ltd, an advisory and project management company for education and urban development. He works with private, government and multilateral clients in the start-up and expansion of education institutions, institutional expansion, regulatory compliance and public-private partnership transactions, working in over thirty countries.

He was Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Dean of Environmental Design and Construction and now Emeritus Professor of RMIT University. He was a long-standing member of the Academic Board and led the higher education sector, international development and other portfolios. He led the build-up of RMIT’s international student body and was foundation CEO of RMIT University Vietnam, now a major branch campus, along with campuses and partnership programs in many other countries.

He is a director of the Australia-Vietnam Education Promotion Association, which provides university scholarships to Australians of Vietnamese background, and a director of AFS Intercultural Programs Australia, part of the world’s largest program of secondary student exchange. He was a director and CEO of Monash International and Monash College, the university’s pathway provider, and chair of the board of Royal Children’s Hospital International and Melbourne’s Knowledge Precinct. He was President (Victoria) of the Australia-Africa Business Council.

David teaches a masters-level course in decision-making and governance at the University of New South Wales. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. He has degrees in economics and planning from the Universities of Queensland, Sydney, and California at Berkeley, and graduate certificates in educational leadership and management from Harvard University and the University of Melbourne.