The portfolio of the Senior Vice-President & Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Global has a broad range of responsibilities, including marketing, engagement and advancement, growth and innovation and partnered delivery. Through its 130+ staff, the group leads strategy and operations on a number of critical external-facing functions in local and global contexts, including accountability for the following:

  • future students and marketing
  • transnational education programs
  • international student mobility programs
  • Victoria University Sydney
  • new ventures opportunity development
  • growth planning
  • engagement and advancement.

The Senior Vice-President & Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Global is a member of the University’s Senior Executive Group.

Steve is an international specialist with over twenty years’ experience gained through leadership roles in the dynamic, complex and endlessly fascinating world of international education.

Following an early teaching career, Steve has played key management roles in both the public and private education sectors in the UK and Australia.


Steve oversees the Global portfolio. This includes:

  • Future Students and Marketing
  • Transnational Education Partnerships
  • Victoria University International
  • VU Innovations
  • VU Online
  • Victoria University Sydney
  • Victoria Business Confucius Institute
  • Engagement and Advancement
  • Growth Planning.

Contact details

Melanie Jenkinson
Executive Assistant
+61 (3) 9919 1134