Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President Operations

Meredith Parry

Meredith Parry joined Charles Darwin University in October 2016 as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President Operations.

Prior to her employment at Charles Darwin University, Ms Parry was the Chief Operating Officer for the Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest technical Institute delivering programs from certificate to doctorate level. Meredith was a key member of the Executive leadership team reporting to the Chief Executive, and during her time with Unitec she significantly improved processes and procedures and more recently successfully led the Institute through transformational change.

Meredith has worked both in the vocational and higher education sectors for 25 years and has held a number of senior management positions within the Education sector including Executive Director, Organisational Development (Unitec), General Manager, UniCentre (affiliated with the University of Wollongong), and Chief Executive Wollongong Conservatorium.

Meredith holds particular strengths in transformational change and leadership. She is committed to contributing to the provision of education that offers all people an opportunity to transform their lives and contribute positively to the communities in which they live.

Meredith Parry


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