The Southern Cross University Executive team is led by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Tyrone Carlin. The VC Executive committee is advisory to the Vice-Chancellor, and is comprised of:

Professor Tyrone Carlin Vice Chancellor and President

Professor Tyrone Carlin



Professor Mary Spongberg Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research)

Professor Mary Spongberg

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Academic Capability)

Travis Walker

Travis Walker

Vice President (Finance)


Brendon Nelson

Brendon Nelson

Vice President (Students) and Registrar


Professor Erica Wilson - Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Quality)

Professor Erica Wilson

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Innovation)


Professor Thomas Roche - Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Innovation)

Professor Thomas Roche

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Quality)


Ben Roche

Ben Roche

Vice President (Engagement)


Jack Williamson

Jack Williamson

Vice President (Strategy and Implementation)


Allan Morris

Allan Morris

Vice President (Operations)


The University has four academic Faculties and two colleges:

Faculty of Business, Law and Arts
Executive Dean: Professor Richard Dunford

Faculty of Education
Executive Dean: Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles

Faculty of Health
Executive Dean: Professor Julie Jomeen

Faculty of Science and Engineering
Executive Dean: Professor Nick Ashbolt

Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples
Dean: Dr Stuart Barlo

SCU College
Director: Professor Thomas Roche