Reporting and Analytics Committee

The University Executive Reporting and Analytics Committee (UE RAC) will provide governance and oversight for University reporting and analytics initiatives. Specifically the committee will provide leadership and guidance on the direction of reporting and analytics initiatives aligned to the University’s strategic goals, support and drive the effective use of data for more informed decisions, identify and manage strategic data assets and drive data governance activities to improve data accessibility and quality.

Terms of Reference
Composition and membership
Meeting dates and submission deadlines
Committee contact
Meeting papers

Terms of Reference

The purpose of the UE RAC is to:

  1. provide leadership, oversight and guidance on the overall direction or reporting and analytics initiatives by ensuring initiatives are effectively aligned and connected to the University’s strategic goals
  2. champion reporting and analytics initiatives throughout the University and assist in managing and engaging key stakeholders
  3. assist in identifying priorities and monitor progress on program and project implementation with respect to the Enterprise Reporting and Analytics Strategy and to support the successful, effective and efficient delivery of the strategy
  4. provide advice and approve business cases developed as part of the Enterprise Reporting and Analytics Strategy aligned to the University budget process
  5. identify and monitor potential risks related to reporting and analytics initiatives from a whole of university perspective and provide advice on appropriate mitigation actions
  6. provide advice on the management and resolution of issues as they arise, including those relating to the development and implementation of key initiatives, solutions, sensitivity, security and new innovations
  7. support and drive the effective use of data for more informed decisions and manage strategic data assets through liberating data
  8. provide quality assurance support advice and recommendations on quality assurance activities including, data governance, data quality and identification of strategic data assets
  9. report to UE on the development and implementation of the RAC and its progress against its agreed strategy and business cases.
  10. oversee management of risk within the RAC’s portfolio to ensure risks are managed within the University’s agreed appetite and tolerance levels, and escalate to the University Executive those risks that are outside of the Committee’s remit to resolve.

The Committee's full terms of reference can be downloaded as a PDF.

Composition and membership





Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Chair)

Professor Stephen Garton

Vice-Principal (Operations)

Stephen Phillips

Vice-Principal (Strategy) nominee

Kylie Colvin

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Pip Pattison

Chief Financial Officer

Wayne Andrews

Chief Information Officer

Mike Day

Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

Professor Kathy Refshauge

Chief Human Resources Officer

Karen Haywood

Faculty General Manager (Acting), Faculty of Science

Sarah Gooch

Executive Director, Research Operations, Coordination and Systems Planning

Dr Lesley Ashton

Executive Director, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Registrar)




Director, Institutional Analytics and Planning (IAP)

Kubra Chambers

Associate Director, Institutional Analytics, IAP

Craig Napier

2019 Meeting dates and submission timelines

Agenda Deadline

Meeting Date

Tuesday, 19 February

Wednesday, 27 February

Tuesday, 16 April

Wednesday, 24 April

Tuesday, 4 June

Wednesday, 12 June

Tuesday, 23 July

Wednesday, 31 July

Tuesday, 22 October

Wednesday, 30 October

Tuesday, 3 December

Wednesday, 11 December 

Committee contact

Committee Officer, University Secretariat
Alex Breitsameter
T +612 8627 1331

Meeting papers

Meeting papers are available on the secure UE RAC SharePoint site.