|Professor Richard Deane Terrell, AO||Professor Keith Houghton||Mr Ian Castles, AO OBE|
|Professor Glenn Withers, AO||Professor Imelda Whelehan||Ms Melanie Fisher|
|Chancellor, Professor Peter Baume, AC||Professor Bruce Stening||Professor Shirley Leitch|
|Mr Philip Gaetjens||Mr Ted Evans||Professor Jenny Corbett|
|Mr Bruno Yvanovich||Professor Michael Wesley||Ms Helen Williams, AC|
|Professor Jayne Godfrey||Mr George Pooley||Mr Finn Pratt, AO PSM|
|Mr Christopher Burgess||Dr Martin Parkinson, AC PSM||Mr Andrew Podger|
|Professor Andrew MacIntyre||Professor Chong Ju Choi||Professor Alex Clarke|
|Mr John Wallis||Dr Rod Tyers||Ms Lynelle Briggs, AO|
|Ms Joan Uhr, PSM||Professor Bruce Chapman, AO|
As the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation’s Executive Director, Sally-Anne Henfry sets the Foundation’s strategic aims and outcomes and engages with Australian Public Service executives and key academics at the Australian National University and Charles Darwin University.
Sally-Anne was previously the Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Adviser at the Global Partnership for Education in Washington D.C. Her past roles also include working in international development for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and at the World Bank. Sally-Anne has worked in Australia, the Asia Pacific and the US.
Sally-Anne is passionate about working in policy areas covering issues like public education provision, gender equality and women’s empowerment, social protection and strengthening health systems in developing countries. Her academic training is in international affairs and comparative education.
Fiona has experience working across the public and tertiary sectors in education, policy and management roles. She has a specific interest in learning and development, capability and leadership development programs, and scholarships.
Fiona holds a Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma of Learning and Teaching, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). She recently completed a Graduate Certificate in Business (Public Sector Management) and is learning French.
We partner with Charles Darwin University to offer postgraduate programs to Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner scholars studying outside of Canberra.
We partner with the Australian Public Service Commission build research-informed public policy capability and leadership through post-graduate scholarships, professional development and networking opportunities.
The daughter of an Arrernte man and a Gurdanji woman, Pat was raised in Alice Springs. As CEO of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, she is at the forefront of community efforts to Close the Gap in health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Pat has over 40 years’ experience in senior leadership positions in government, business and academia including being the only Aboriginal person, only woman and longest serving CEO of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Commission. Amongst her many appointments, she also spent 18 months as Monash Chair of Australian Studies, Georgetown University, Washington DC, and was inaugural CEO of NITV. Pat is the Coalition of Peaks Convenor and Co-Chair of the Joint Council on Closing the Gap. Pat holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Canberra where she was awarded the University prize for Development Studies.
Joan Uhr, PSM was the inaugural Executive Director of the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation. She played a key role in establishing the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation scholarship programs. The Joan Uhr Prize—awarded each year to the PhD scholar who made the greatest contribution to public policy—was named in recognition of her contribution to the Foundation.
Professor Bruce Chapman is an economist who has worked at The Australian National University since 1984, and is a former Foundation board member and the inaugural Sir Roland Wilson Foundation Chair of Economics. He has extensive experience in public policy across a number of roles. He worked on the design of the Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS), introduced in 1989. Bruce was as a senior economic advisor to Prime Minister Paul Keating, a higher education financing consultant to the World Bank and a number of international governments, and a consultant to the Bradley Review of Australian Higher Education and to the Australian Government’s Base Funding Review.