Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow at Monash University and, University of Melbourne

John Brumby is the former premier of Victoria (2007 – 2010) and has immense experience in public life after serving for more than 10 years as treasurer and then premier, six years as leader of the Victorian opposition and seven years as federal MHR for Bendigo during the period of the Hawke Government.

Since retiring from politics, Mr Brumby has accepted a number of board positions as well as a joint appointment to both the Melbourne and Monash Universities as a Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow. He is chairman of the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) Superannuation Fund, an independent director of Huawei Technologies (Australia) Pty Limited, a director of Citywide Solutions Pty Ltd and chairman of the COAG Reform Council.

In addition, Mr Brumby is chair of the Advisory Board of the National Centre for Workplace Leadership based at the University of Melbourne as well as a member of the Business and Economics (B&E) Board of the Faculty of Business and Economics. He is also a member of the Leadership Advisory Board of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University and a member of the Monash Business Policy Forum Steering Group, Faculty of Business and Economics.

During 2011/12 Mr Brumby was a panel member of the federal government’s review of GST Distribution. Iin late 2012 he led the review into the feasibility of the establishment of a Commonwealth Anti-Dumping Authority.

Mr Brumby is also the chairman of trustees of the Joe Welch Bursary Trust, a board member of the Fred Hollows Foundation, a director of the United States Studies Centre Ltd, a member of the Advisory Council of The Global Foundation and an Australia Day Ambassador.


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    Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow at Monash and, University of Melbourne