Shaun Eltham joined Victoria University in December 2016 as Vice President, People & Culture.

Shaun is a member of Victoria University’s Senior Executive Group and is accountable for the enterprise wide human resources function.  

Shaun leads a team of human resources professionals responsible for the provision of strategic and operational human resources functions encompassing:

  • Workforce Planning
  • Employee Engagement
  • Organisational Capability & Talent
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Industrial and Employee Relations
  • Workforce Transformation
  • HR Functional Support Services

Prior to joining Victoria University, Shaun held Senior HR roles within the heavy industrial mining, manufacturing, minerals processing and logistics sectors with organisations including Orica Australia Pty Ltd, Nyrstar NV, Asciano and Patrick Stevedores.

Shaun is a passionate sponsor for pragmatic and constructive investment in human capital in order to achieve strategic and transformational objectives.

He is focused on supporting significant organisational outcomes through the provision of innovative and practical human capital solutions. He ensures that these solutions are delivered as planned, to a high standard and are conducted with high level of professionalism and integrity.  


Shaun oversees the People & Culture portfolio.

Contact details

Ann Proctor
Executive Officer
+61 (3) 9919 4521