||.||Professor Sandra Harding|
Vice-Chancellor, James Cook University
Professor Sandra Harding is Vice-Chancellor of JCU. She holds a degree in Science (Hons), a Masters degree in Public Administration and a PhD in Sociology.
Professor Harding has extensive academic and academic leadership experience. Between 1997 and 2006 she held a number of senior executive roles at Queensland University of Technology including Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International and Development) and (executive) Dean of the Business Faculty. Professor Harding was the inaugural President of the Australian Business Deans Council, Vice-President of the Australian Universities Community Engagement Alliance, a member of the Queensland Education and Training Export Board, Chair of the Australian Statistics Advisory Council, and Chairman of Brisbane Marketing Pty Ltd from 2003-2006.
Professor Harding is currently a member of the HIH Assessment Review Panel, the Council of the Australian Institute of Marine Science, and on the judging panel of the Queensland Export Awards. She is also non-executive Director of the Global Foundation for Management Education Ltd (Montreal). Professor Harding is also a Board Member of the Townsville Port Authority, Townsville Enterprise Ltd, the Australian Institute for Commercialisation, Advance Cairns, and the Business/Higher Education Round Table.