Officers of the University

Further information

  • University Governance
  • Executive

Annual Reports

The Annual Report summarises the University's activities over the previous year. It is an official report on its operations, statistical profile, financial statements and performance indicators.

Officers of the University

The Hon. Robert French AC
Mr Frank Cooper AO

The Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor are elected by Senate in accordance with provisions of The University of Western Australia Act 1911 and the procedures set out in the Standing Orders of Senate. The Chancellor is the chair of the Senate. The Pro-Chancellor acts in the Chancellor's absence. Both positions of Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor are honorary.

The Executive

The following officers comprise jointly what is known as the Executive:

Professor Amit Chakma, DipIng IAP (1982), MASc PhD UBC (1987), DEng (Hon) Waterloo (2011), DSc (Hon) Dhaka (2017), PEng, ICD.D
Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Professor Simon Biggs, BSc(Hons) PhD Brist., FREng, FTSE, CEng, FIChemE, FIEAust  
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Professor Tim Colmer, BSc(Agric) W.Aust., PhD Calif
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)
Professor David Sadler, FRSA, PFHEA, NTF, MAICD 
Chief Financial Officer
Ms Leona Marquand

Other principal office-bearers

Chair of Academic Board
Professor Raymond da Silva Rosa, BCom PhD W.Aust.
Governor of the State of Western Australia, ex officio
Warden of Convocation
Clinical Professor Lesley Cala MB BS, DMRD, FRANZCR, FRCR, MD
Former Warden of Convocation
Dr Doug McGhie BSc(Agric) Hons, MBA, PhD, FIMC

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