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 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 Philippa Pattison AO

Chief Financial Officer

Wayne Andrews

Acting Chief Information Officer

Caroline Hungerford

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

Manager, Archives & Records Management Services

Tim Robinson



Director, Institutional Analytics and Planning (IAP)

Kubra Chambers

Associate Director, Institutional Analytics, IAP

Craig Napier

Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Financial Services 

Eric Chan

Meeting dates and deadlines

2019 Meetings

Agenda items due

Agenda distributed

Meeting date

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Wednesday 27 February 2019

2.30 – 4pm

Friday 29 March 2019

Monday 1 April 2019

Monday 8 April 2019

1 – 2.30pm

Tuesday 4 June 2019

Wednesday 5 June 2019

Wednesday 12 June 2019

12 – 1.30pm

Tuesday 23 July 2019

Wednesday 24 July 2019

Wednesday 31 July 2019

1 – 2.30pm

Tuesday 22 October 2019

Wednesday 23 October 2019

Wednesday 30 October 2019

2.30 – 4pm

Tuesday 3 December 2019

Wednesday 4 December 2019

Wednesday 11 December 2019

9.30 – 11am

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.