Governance

The governance of the Institute comprises of an Advisory Board and Executive Committee with nominated La Trobe University delegates and external independent members.

Advisory board

Chair 

Mr Jeremy Hobbs

Jeremy Hobbs is the Director of Hobbs Consulting and the former Executive Director of Oxfam International since October 2001, having served on the Oxfam International Board since its inception in 1996 in his capacity as Executive Director of Oxfam Australia. He represented Oxfam on key development and security issues at the UN, the WTO, the G8 and other multilateral institutions, on trade, aid effectiveness, climate change and humanitarian issues.  He also served for several years on the UN Global Compact Advisory Council.

La Trobe University Appointments 

Professor Nick Bisley 

Professor Gary Dowsett 

Professor Jane Farmer 

Dr Eve Merton

Associate Professor Chris Roche - Institute Director  

External member

Mr Mark Clisby, formerly Director of Research Services at La Trobe University

Mark Clibsy is the current chair of the Oxfam-Monash Partnership's Governance Committee, and formerly Director of Research Services at La Trobe University. He has served as Director of Human Resources at the Australian National University, prior to which he held the positions of Director of Operations for Oxfam Australia and Director of Research Services at La Trobe University.

Executive committee

An interim Executive Committee has been formed to provide oversight of the Disciplinary Research Program.

Chair 

Dr Daniel Bray 

Members 

Dr Gillian Fletcher 

Dr Celia McMichael 

Dr Michael O'Keefe 

Dr Brooke Wilmsen 

Associate Professor Chris Roche - Institute Director