|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||Chris Moraitis PSM|
|Dr Ken Henry AC||Mr Steve Sedgewick AO||Mr Ted Crook|
|Professor John Hewson AM||Professor Asmi Wood|
As the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation’s A/g Executive Director, Rebecca Gibb 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.
With a background in law and international development, Rebecca has served previously as a career officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, with deep expertise in management of international development cooperation and scholarships programs, including the Australia Awards program and the New Colombo Plan. Rebecca has worked in Australia and across the Asia-Pacific.
Meggan has considerable experience in scholarships program management, stakeholder engagement, and project coordination developed throughout 15 years in the non-profit sector in Australia and the United States.
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.