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Industry Fellow, The University of Melbourne

Digital Transformation Catalyst, Trusted Advisor, Educator, Change Agent, Diversity and Inclusion Champion.

Rod is a results focussed digital leader with a proven ability to influence complex stakeholder networks and drive transformational change. He an executive consultant with experience spanning over 25 years focused on Construction & Asset Management, Banking & Finance and Education. He is a founding Director of William Bethwey & Associates and an internationally recognised thought leader in strategic and architectural transformation.

Rod is a highly motivated catalyst of digital change, he is results focused and has an inclusive leadership style He is an Industry Fellow at The University of Melbourne where he researches and lectures in Higher Degree programmes. He has authored over 20 publications and a book on Organisational Change. Consequently, he is a sought-after expert for leading companies confronting challenges brought about by disruptive technologies and the need to transform organisational cultures to adopt radically different paradigms of work and the creation of value.

Rod is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, A Fellow of the British Computer Society, former National Director of the ACS Membership Advisory Board and was recognised as the ICT Professional of the year, 2013 in the national iAwards.
Rod's ACedic Qualifications include BA, Dip Ed, Dip Computing, Dip Mgt, MBA and DBA.


  • –present
    Industry Fellow, The University of Melbourne


  • 2000 
    Southern Cross University, Doctor of Business Administration


Fellow Australian Computer Society. Fellow British Computer Society