Fellows of Senate

Ms Kim Anderson

Ms Kim Anderson was a Fellow of Senate of the University of Sydney appointed by Senate for seven years and was the inaugural Chair of Senate's Buildings and Estates Committee from May 2010 to February 2011.

Previously, Kim was a member of Senate's former committees: Advisory Committee for Honorary Awards, Audit and Risk Management Committee, Finance and Infrastructure Committee and Investment and Commercialisation Committee.

Kim's terms of office as a Fellow of Senate:

  • term 1: 1 March 2004 - 28 February 2007 (3 years)
  • term 2: 1 March 2007 - 28 February 2009 (2 years)
  • term 3: 1 March 2009 - 28 February 2011 (2 years)


BA Sydney Dip Lib Information Science UTS
Fellow of Senate, 2004 - 2011
Chair, Buildings and Estates Committee, 2010 - 2011

Kim's career spanned a wide range of media development including book, magazine and newspaper publishing, online media, mobile and free to air television including digital and interactive formats. Kim was General Manager of Southern Cross View to 2007. Prior to joining Southern Star Kim was Director of Strategy and Technology at the Nine Network, where she was responsible for the strategic and wireless development of existing and new television formats, including viewer engagement strategies using wireless and premium services, and the first fully interactive sporting applications on digital television. Prior to this Kim was Director of Business Development for PBL where she was seconded to ninemsn to develop and implement strategies for both the marketing and content divisions of the web portal.

In 1995 Kim returned from the US where she was VP and Publishing Director of Harper Collins Interactive, part of the News Corp Group, based in New York. She was instrumental in establishing the Advanced Media Group, set up to integrate and work with the other News Corp companies in order to develop a new media strategy.

Originally based in Sydney as Non-fiction Publisher for HarperCollins, Kim worked for a variety of book publisher and Newspaper proprietors, including John Fairfax and Sons, Prentice Hall, Grolier and Kevin Weldon and Associates.

Kim also lectured part time in Publishing at Macquarie University and wrote for major newspapers and magazines. She is a retired member of the Expert Advisory Committee (Humanities) for the ARC.