Board of Directors

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney is governed by its Board of Directors. The members of the board are:

Malcolm Binks, AO

Chair, Board of Directors

Malcolm Binks was educated in England and qualified as Barrister-at-Law in 1961.… more

David Anstice

Deputy Chair, Board of Directors

David W. Anstice retired as a senior executive of Merck & Co., Inc., in September 2008. He had reported to Merck's CEO, in various assignments, including President, The Americas; President, Asia P… more

Lucy Turnbull, AO

Deputy Chair, Board of Directors

Lucy Hughes Turnbull AO is Deputy Chair of the United States Studies Centre's Board of Directors.… more

Maria Atkinson, AM

Board of Directors

Maria Atkinson is a member of the US Studies Centre Board of Directors.… more

Mark Baillie

Board of Directors

Mark is Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of Folkestone Limited, a real estate funds management, investment and development company listed on the ASX.… more

The Honourable John Brumby

Board of Directors

The Honourable John Brumby is the former Premier of Victoria (2007 – 2010) and has immense experience in public life serving for more than 10 years as Treasurer and then Premier of Victoria, 6 y… more

Professor Stephen Garton

Board of Directors

Professor Stephen Garton was Dean of the Faculty of Arts before taking up the position of Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University in Sydney in 2009. He is a is a graduate of the Universit… more

Dr Bates Gill

Chief Executive Officer & Head of Thought Leadership

Phone: +61 2 9351 7249

Dr Bates Gill commenced as CEO of the US Studies Centre in October 2012 after a five year appointment as the Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. He previously led major r… more

Kevin McCann, AM

Board of Directors

Kevin McCann, AM FAICD, is a member of the US Studies Centre Board of Directors and Council of Advisors.… more

The Honourable John Olsen, AO

Board of Directors

The Honourable John Olsen AO is the Deputy Chairman and CEO of American Australian Association Limited.… more

Dennis Richardson, AO

Board of Directors

Dennis Richardson is a member of the US Studies Centre Board of Directors. He was a speaker at the Centre's National Summit in June 2011.… more

Joseph Skrzynski, AO

Board of Directors

Joseph Skrzynski has had a career both in business and the not-for-profit sector.… more

Ezekiel Solomon, AM

Board of Directors

Ezekiel (Zeke) Solomon is a senior partner of Allens Arthur Robinson, Australia's oldest law firm and one of the leading law firms in the Asia Pacific region. He has extensive experience in corporate… more

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