Management & Governance

Senior Leadership Team

The Senior Leadership team, led by the Dean, provides leadership and management for UNSW Medicine. The Executive Team includes the Senior Vice Dean Clinical Affairs, Senior Vice Dean Education Senior Vice Dean Research and Operations, Faculty Executive Director, Associate Dean Education and Innovation, Associate Dean (Postgraduate Coursework), Associate Dean (Postgraduate Research), senior officers, Heads of Schools and Heads of selected centres and institutes. 



Professor Vlado Perkovic  

Senior Vice Dean, Research and Operations  
Professor Sean Emery

Senior Vice Dean, Education 
Professor Gary Velan 

Associate Dean, Education & Innovation 
A/Prof Adrienne Torda 

Faculty Executive Director 
Mr Jonathan Pheasant 


Coursework Leads                         


Program Authority UNSW Medicine 
Dr. Sean Kennedy

Associate Dean, Postgraduate Graduate Coursework 
Dr. Lois Meyer

Heads of School


School of Medical Sciences 
Professor Gary Velan (Acting Head) 

School of Psychiatry 
Professor Kimberlie Dean (Acting Head) 

School of Population Health

Professor Rebecca Ivers

School of Women's and Children's Health 

Professor Adam Jaffe 

Prince of Wales Clinical School 

Professor Phil Crowe

Rural Clinical School 
Associate Dean (Rural Health) 

Professor Tara Mackenzie

St George and Sutherland Clinical School 
Professor Michael Grimm 

St Vincent's Clinical School 
Professor Jerry Greenfield 

South Western Sydney Clinical School 
Professor Mark Parsons


Heads of UNSW Centres & Institutes 


Centre for Big Data Research in Health 
Professor Louisa Jorm 

The Kirby Institute 
Professor Anthony Kelleher

Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity 
Scientia Professor Mark Harris 

National Drug and Alchohol Research Centre 
Professor Michael Farrell 

Independent Medical Research Institutes Affiliated with UNSW 


Centre for Childhood Cancer Research 
Professor Michelle Haber

Black Dog Institute 
Professor Helen Christensen

Garvan Institute of Medical Research 
Professor Chris Goodnow

Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research 
Professor Les Bokey 

Neurosciences Research Australia 
Professor Peter Schofield

The George Institute for Global Health 
Professor Bruce Neal 

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute 
Professor Robert Graham

Mindgardens Alliance