Chancellor (Chair)

  • Dr Xiaoling Liu, BEng CQU, PhD Imperial College London, AusIMM, GAICD, FTSE

Vice-Chancellor and President

Chair of University Academic Board

  • Professor Nic Smith, BE(Hons) PhD Auck, MA(Oxon), FRSNZ, FEngNZ. QUT Provost

Members appointed by Governor in Council

  • Mr Mick Gooda, Co-Chair, Queensland First Children and Families Board, First Nations Advisor to Minister for Housing
  • Mr Peter Howes, BBus QIT, MBusAdmin Qld, FAHRI (Life), FAIM. Chair and Director, Newstead Brewing. Deputy Chancellor
  • Mr Paul Lindstrom, BBus QUT, FCA. Partner, PwC Australia
  • Mr Dominic McGann, LLB(Hons) QUT, LLM(Administrative Law and Trade Practices) USYD, LLM(Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution) Bond. Partner, McCullough Robertson Lawyers
  • Mrs Jenny Parker, BCom Qld, CMIIA, FCA. Partner, Ernst and Young
  • Dr Susan Pond AM, DSc Qld, MBBS(Hons) Syd, MD UNSW, FRACP, FTSE, FAHMS, FAICD. Non-executive Director
  • Ms Susan Rix AM, BFinAdmin UNE, FCA, FAICD. Partner - Tax and Advisory, BDO
  • Mrs Karen Spiller OAM, BA Qld, BEdSt Qld, MEdAdmin Qld, MBA Deakin, CF, FACE, FAIM, FACEL, FAHRI, FAICD, FCEOI. Principal, John Paul College

Elected academic staff members

  • Associate Professor Yvette Miller, BA(Psych)(Hons) UON, PhD Qld. Faculty of Health
  • Dr David Nielsen, BArch Wits, MTech TWR, PhD QUT. Faculty of Engineering
  • Associate Professor Eric Waclawik, PhD Flin, MRACI CChem. Faculty of Science

Elected professional staff members

  • Mr Graham Dawson, BA(Lib) CSU, GradDip(CommComp) QUT, ALIA. Academic Division
  • Mrs Dianne Nilsson, BSC(Psych, Crime & Deviance) Tor, MBA QUT. Administrative Division

Elected student members

  • Ms Olivia Brumm
  • Mr Chris Drayton-Dekker

Elected alumni members

  • Vacant
  • Vacant

Additional members appointed by Council

  • Vacant
  • Vacant


  • Ms Leanne Harvey, BBus (Acc) MCAE, Vice-President (Administration) and University Registrar