Interim Chief Financial Officer

Clare Lezaja is the Interim Chief Financial Officer

Clare Lezaja joined RMIT in 2021 as interim Deputy CFO Strategic Finance before taking on the role of Interim Chief Financial Officer.

Clare brings to the role a wealth of experience, including a 25-year career with Telstra where she held several Divisional CFO roles across a broad range of complex business operations, delivering revenue and operational improvements.

In addition to more traditional Finance roles, she also has a breadth of experience in leading strategic planning, risk management and governance and system implementations.

Clare is a Fellow of CPA Australia and has been an active contributor to the Finance profession, recently holding the position of President of Victorian Divisional Council and Chair of Council of Presidents at CPA Australia.

She is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Board Member of Heritage Telecommunications Ltd and until recently, was a member of the Swinburne Business School Industry Advisory Board.

Groups

  • Strategic Finance
  • Central Finance Operations
  • Internal Audit, Compliance, Risk & Regulation
  • Data and Analytics
  • University Secretary
  • Legal Services

Contact


Gaye Richman
Executive Assistant
gaye.richman@rmit.edu.au

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torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.