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The Executive Group comprises the Vice-Chancellor, Assistant and Deputy Vice-Chancellors to ensure the University can deliver outstanding education and research outcomes.

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Scott Bowman

Vice-Chancellor and President of Charles Darwin University

Professor Scott Bowman AO joins CDU with considerable university leadership experience. Professor Bowman served as Vice-Chancellor and President of Central Queensland University (CQU). For over a decade, his vision and leadership helped transform CQU into one of Australia’s largest and most engaged regional universities.

Jenny Roberts

Assistant Vice-Chancellor
Jenny Roberts is the Assistant Vice-Chancellor at Charles Darwin University. Formerly Deputy Vice-Chancellor at two regional universities, Jenny has responsibility for strategic planning and providing senior executive advisory advice to the Vice-Chancellor and President.

Hilary Winchester

University Secretary
Professor Hilary Winchester is the University Secretary at Charles Darwin University.


Professor Reuben Bolt

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, First Nations Leadership
Professor Reuben Bolt is Deputy Vice-Chancellor, First Nations Leadership at Charles Darwin University.

Sam Jacob

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Students and Vocational Education and Training
Sam Jacob is Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Students and VET at Charles Darwin University. Sam has extensive executive senior leadership experience in the UK and the Australian public and private tertiary education sector.


Anne Coulter

Chief Financial Officer
Anne Coulter oversees the Office of Financial Services and the Office of Procurement Services.