Past Board Members

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Beverley Oliver

Non-Executive Director

Emeritus Professor Beverley Oliver is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an Australian National Teaching Fellow. She is also a non-executive director at Open Learning, an ASX-listed company.

Beverley was formerly the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education at Deakin University (2013-18), and Deputy Chair of Universities Australia’s Deputy Vice-Chancellors (Academic) (2018). She now works as a higher education consultant, speaker and researcher focussing on digital education, micro-credentials, curriculum transformation, quality assurance and graduate employability. She is the founder and editor of the Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability.

Beverley's leadership has been recognised through two national Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, several nationally-funded grants and two fellowships. In 2017, she was awarded Deakin University’s highest honour, the title of Alfred Deakin Professor, for her outstanding and sustained contribution to conceptualising the strategic enhancement of courses in the digital economy and furthering Deakin University’s research and scholarship in the field of higher education.

Board Member -  June 2016 through October 2018 and October 2020 through August 2022