Julie Cogin is Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, College of Business, RMIT University.
Julie also serves as a non-executive director on the board of an ASX200 listed company and Chairs the board of RMIT Training Pty Ltd.
Prior to joining RMIT, Julie was Dean and Head of UQ Business School at the University of Queensland, being the first female Business Dean at a Go8 university. Preceding this, Julie held multiple senior academic roles at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), including Deputy Dean of UNSW Business School and Director of the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM). In 2012, Julie was awarded UNSW’s highest leadership award.
Julie is a recognised thought leader in high performing workplaces and corporate culture, having authored books and academic papers including those in the prestigious financial times top journal list. Julie has also secured substantial competitive grant funding, from the Australian Research Council and industry.
Julie has received education awards at University, National and International levels, including an Australian citation and being ranked by the London Financial Times as the 6th best Organisational Behaviour teacher in Global MBA programs.
Julie has more than 25 years’ experience delivering education or consulting engagements for many leading companies throughout Australia, Asia and in the USA including Australia’s top four banks and Hong Leong Bank in Asia, several large insurance companies, Qantas, GE, News Corp, Boral, Deutsche Post DHL, PWC, KPMG and Optus. She has also been engaged as an expert witness on several occasions and presented evidence in a case that was resolved in the High Court.
Julie has been a regular commentator on Business television programs and is frequently interviewed on the radio and quoted in the press.
In 2016, Julie was named as one of Australia’s Women of Influence by The Australian Financial Review and Westpac.
 The Group of Eight (Go8) is a coalition of world-leading research intensive Australian universities