Office of the Vice-Chancellor

The Office of the Vice-Chancellor (OVC) resources and coordinates the work of the Colleges and provides support to the University Council, Academic Board, and their Committees.

Most OVC staff are located in Kew, Victoria, with the Research Office located in Parkville, Victoria.


Professor Peter Sherlock



Chief Financial Officer: Damien Arnold
Business Manager: Tricia Lewis
Financial Accountant: Jason Gu
Finance Officer: Jelena Jovanovic


University Secretary: Anjali Antoniotti
Executive Assistant: Catherine van Dorp


Events and Communications Manager: Meg Nelson
Digital Project Officer: Andrew Hateley-Browne

Academic Services

Director of Academic Services: Dr Maggie Kappelhoff
Academic Services Manager: Rose Allinson
Academic Services Officer: Nooi Chang
Academic Services Assistant: Arezoo Masarati

Academic Quality

Director of Learning and Teaching: The Revd Dr John Capper
Academic Quality Officer: Savio Gonsalvez
Learning Management System Administrator: Rohan Edmeades


Director of Research: Professor John McDowell
Research Services Officer: Dr Suman Kashyap
Research Development Coordinator: Dr Fotini Toso