Chair of Academic Board

Current Chair
Term of office

Current Chair

The current Chair of Academic Board is Associate Professor Anthony Masters BSc Melb PhD ANU, FRACI CChem HonFellow UWS, an academic in the University of Sydney Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry. He has been Associate Dean, Pro-Dean and Acting Dean, Faculty of Science; Chair, Academic Forum; Acting Chair, Academic Board; Deputy Chair, Academic Board; and Chair of the Board’s Graduate Studies Committee.

He is a member of the NTEU, and was awarded the Vice Chancellors’ Award for Excellence in Higher Degree Supervision, the Polyhedron Best Paper Award and the Australian Sports Medal. Directorships include Medsaic Pty Ltd, ZingoTx Pty Ltd, Polymer CRC and Universities Admission Centre (NSW & ACT) Pty Ltd.

Associate Professor Masters has been elected Chair of the Academic Board from January 2016 to December 2017. He was Deputy Chair previously from 2004–06 and 2010–15, and Acting Chair from January to April 2006. He was also a Fellow of Senate elected by and from the academic staff from 1 December 2003 to 31 May 2007.

Term of office

The Chair of Academic Board is elected by and from the academic staff for a two-year term of office.

Associate Professor Masters’ term is 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017.