Operational leaders

Leadership for change

The COO portfolio provides key professional services under the guidance of innovative and experienced leaders.

In overseeing their respective operational areas, each of our leaders play an important role in developing, managing, building and undertaking key strategies, projects and initiatives that underpin the University's goals while supporting clients, staff, students and the wider UQ community.

The Chief Operating Officer is primarily responsible for planning, management and delivery of professional services at the University.

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Andrew Flannery

Chief Financial Officer

As the CFO, Andrew Flannery is charged with providing guidance and leadership across UQ’s Finance Division, which utilises expert advice, systems and support to secure UQ's financial future.

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Suresh Chand

Director, Governance and Risk

Suresh Chand provides leadership in ensuring the Governance and Risk function delivers on its primary purpose to enable management, compliance and assurance across UQ.

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Jim Carmichael

Director, Health, Safety and Wellness

As the Director of Health, Safety and Wellness, Jim Carmichael is responsible for promoting the highest practicable standard of occupational health, safety and wellness across UQ.

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Dr Al Jury

Chief Human Resources Officer

Dr Al Jury oversees the Human Resources function, which exists to promote a diverse and progressive workplace that fuels the success of our employees, teams, leaders and enterprise.

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Rob Moffatt

Chief Information Officer

As the CIO, Rob Moffatt is charged with managing the provision, security, architecture and governance of information technology for staff, students and the wider UQ community.

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David Lavell

Associate Director, Integrity and Investigations

David Lavell oversees the Integrity and Investigations function, creating and managing strategies that promote ethical behaviour and decision-making in the workplace.

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Connie Seeto

General Counsel

As General Counsel, Connie Seeto is responsible for managing the delivery of legal services to the Vice-Chancellor, executive management and other key decision makers at UQ.

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Fabby Ernesta

Director, Property and Facilities

Leading the Properties and Facilities division, Fabby Ernesta manages the delivery of comprehensive facilities management as well as the planning and delivery of the capital works program to support UQ’s teaching and research goals.

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Dr Jacques Liebenberg

Director, Strategic Program Office

Dr Jacques Liebenberg oversees the development and delivery of strategic initiatives designed to support UQ’s core functions of learning, discovery and engagement.

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Bryan Pryde

Director, UQ Sport

Bryan Pryde oversees the delivery of over 400 sport, recreation and wellness programs for the UQ community and the general public, across UQ's St Lucia and Gatton campuses.  

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