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Professor Alec Cameron

Higher Education Representative

Professor Alec Cameron has been Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Aston University since 2016.  Prior to this he was Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education) at the University of Western Australia (2013-16) and Dean of the Australian School of Business (2006-13), overseeing its emergence from the integration of academic units at the University of New South Wales.

Professor Cameron has also held the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Resources and Infrastructure) at UNSW, and several senior corporate positions in the IT and telecommunications industry, including at Sun Microsystems Australia, Alcatel Australia, COMindico and Telstra.

A Rhodes Scholar, Professor Cameron holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with First Class Honours. He also holds a University Medal from the University of Sydney, a Doctor of Philosophy degree in robotics from Oxford University, and a Master of Science degree in the Management of Technology from Polytechnic Institute, New York University.

Professor Alec Cameron is Vice Chancellor of Aston University.  Previously he was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) at the University of Western Australia and Dean of the Australian School of Business, overseeing its emergence from the integration of academic units at the University of New South Wales.

Alec also served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Resources and Infrastructure) at UNSW, and held several senior corporate positions in the IT and telecommunications industry.

A Rhodes Scholar, Alec holds a BSc and Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He has a University Medal from the University of Sydney, a DPhil from Oxford University, and an MSc from Polytechnic Institute, New York University.

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