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Vice-Chancellor's Advisory Group (VCAG)

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VCAG members will be available regularly to chat individually with staff.

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The Vice-Chancellor chairs the Vice-Chancellor's Advisory Group which comprises the Senior Management Team:

Helen Nicholson profile image Helen Nicholson Vice-Chancellor (Acting)
Richard Blaikie profile image Richard Blaikie Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Enterprise
Pat Cragg profile image Pat Cragg Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic
Tony Ballantyne profile image Tony Ballantyne Deputy Vice-Chancellor, External Engagement
Tuari Potiki profile image Tuari Potiki Director, Office of Māori Development
Tasileta Teevale profile image Tasileta Teevale Director, Pacific Development
Robin Gauld profile image Robin Gauld Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Commerce
Paul Brunton profile image Paul Brunton Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Health Sciences
Jessica Palmer profile image Jessica Palmer Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Humanities
Richard Barker profile image Richard Barker Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Sciences
Steve Willis profile image Steve Willis Chief Operating Officer
Sharon van Turnhout profile image Sharon van Turnhout Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Seales profile image Kevin Seales Director, Human Resources
David Thomson profile image David Thomson Strategy, Analytics and Reporting
Chris Stoddart profile image Chris Stoddart Registrar and Secretary to the Council

The VCAG meets twice monthly to consider strategy, policy and current projects and issues. Enquiries may be directed to the Vice-Chancellor's Executive Officer.