Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO is the RMIT Chancellor.
BSc(Hons), PhD (Melbourne), FAICD, FTSE
Appointed by the RMIT Council
Dr Switkowski is Chairman of NBN Co, SuncorpGroup, and a Director of listed companies Tabcorp Holdings, Healthscope Ltd and Oil Search Ltd (from which he is currently on a leave of absence).
Dr Switkowski is a former Chairman of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation and of Opera Australia. He has previously held positions as Chief Executive Officer of Telstra Corporation Limited and Optus Communications Ltd and is a former Chairman and Managing Director of Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd.
He is a Fellow of both the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
In 2014, Dr Switkowski was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in recognition of service to tertiary education administration, scientific organisations and the telecommunications sector, to business, and to the arts.
Council Committee Memberships
- Nominations, Remuneration and People
- Infrastructure and Information Technology Committee