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Council

The Council is the Governing Board of AIHE that comprises of a large proportion of independent members who are experienced in governance roles in either Australian Universities or public and private business sectors. AIHE Council is accountable for the direction setting and oversight of the provider as a whole.

For further details about the Terms of Reference of AIHE Council, see HERE

Members of AIHE Council

Professor Emeritus Dean Forbes

Council Chair

Dean Forbes is a Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Flinders University. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and was a Public Policy Scholar at The Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC in 2013. As Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President at Flinders University from 2000-2013 he led the international and community engagement activities of the University. Prior to that he held appointments at The Australian National University, Monash University and the University of Papua New Guinea. A graduate of Flinders University, Dean Forbes completed an MA at the University of Papua New Guinea and a PhD at Monash University.

Dr Vicki Feast (Academic Board Chair AIHE)

Ex Officio members

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Dr Vicki Feast is currently the Chair of AIHE Academic Board.  Prior to this AIHE role Vicki worked as a consultant at the University of South Australia (UniSA) for six years.  However, for most of her working life (23 years) prior to this Vicki worked at the UniSA in a range of different roles including as Associate Professor and Dean: Teaching and Learning and Dean: International.  Vicki’s discipline expertise is in Economics.  Vicki taught Economics in a range of onshore and transnational programs in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Hong throughout her career at UniSA.

Dr Greg Koch (General Manager AIHE)

Ex Officio Member

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Don Chen (Director Adelaide Institute of Higher Education)

Appointed Member

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Scott Edwards (Director Y Partners Business Services Pty Ltd)

Appointed Member

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Kerrie Evans (CEO Adelaide Institute of Business and Technology)

Appointed Member

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Nigel Smalls (Director of SBH Solutions Pty Ltd)

Appointed Member

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