Faculty Managers' Consultative Group


The Faculty Managers' Consultative Group provides advice on the implementation and coordination of proposed University strategies and policies. The group meets monthly with the Provost to raise and discuss issues relevant to the successful management of faculties, and to ensure ongoing alignment with the University’s strategic plan. The monthly meetings are also a forum for senior managers of central portfolios to meet with faculty managers to discuss issues, concerns, policy development and other relevant matters.

Terms of reference

  1. Provide advice and comment on the implementation and change management plans for approved University-wide projects, strategies, policies and organisational developments to:
    (a) the academic and professional and support services sub-committees of the Senior Executive Group (SEG)
    (b) other officers or bodies as requested.
  2. Provide a forum for information exchange and discussion to develop shared management and operational practices across faculties and central portfolios.
  3. Items may be referred by:
  • individual members
  • bodies such as SEG, or
  • senior officers such as deputy vice-chancellors or deans.

Committee membership

Faculty of Agriculture and Environment
Danielle Godbier, Faculty Manager (Transition)

Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning
Jonathan Hulme, Acting Faculty Manager

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Gillian Luck, Director

Faculty of Dentistry
Clare Bayliss, General Manager

The University of Sydney Business School
Nigel Smith, Executive Director

Faculty of Education and Social Work
Shona Smith, Faculty Manager

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
David Cox, Chief Operating Officer

Faculty of Health Sciences
Lisa Carrick, Faculty Manager

Sydney Law School
Susan Channells, Executive Director

Faculty of Pharmacy
Fiona Morris, General Manager

Faculty of Science
Jasmine Chambers, General Manager, Division of Natural Sciences

Sydney College of the Arts
Mikhaela Rodwell, Executive Officer (Acting)

Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Adrienne Sach, Faculty Manager

Sydney Medical School
Amanda Croft, Faculty Manager and Ria Deamer, Manager

Sydney Nursing School
Suzanne Busby, Faculty Manager

Faculty of Veterinary Science
Veronica Boulton, Faculty Manager