This role leads and manages the OVCP and provides advice to the Vice-Chancellor and President.
Don has worked in universities for nearly 20 years, predominantly in the development of teaching and research, but also in quality assurance, policy development and strategic planning. He has been an active member of the Council of Australian Directors of Academic Development (CADAD) and the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS).
Prior to working in universities he was a secondary school teacher and senior officer in the Victorian education department. He actively pursues an interest in social theory, particularly the work of Jürgen Habermas.