Simon Barnes

Director, Planning and Business Services

Following completion of undergraduate studies Simon worked within the financial services sector (including retail, international finance and merchant banking) in Australia, Canada and UK gaining broad senior management experience in customer service, business development and marketing, sales management, general management and administration.

Following a successful period in general management for an international property services business Simon joined Deakin University's Facilities Services Division in 2002 establishing a shared services and strategic support area as part of an internal restructure.

Simon has been with the Infrastructure and Operations Group at La Trobe University since January 2012.  Simon holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney and a Masters of Business Administration from Deakin University.