New Director for Bendigo campus

La Trobe University welcomes Andrew Skewes, who has relocated from Melbourne to take up the position of Bendigo Campus Director.

Andrew Skewes In his previous role as Director, Innovation and Technology Policy in the Victorian Government’s Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development (DIIRD), Andrew led a team that provided policy advisory/project management and coordination, and public affairs and communications services directed at enhancing the contribution of innovation and technology to economic, environmental and social development in Victoria.

Andrew has over ten years experience as a senior executive in the Australian Commonwealth and Victorian State Governments. In addition, he has experience as an academic, a consultant and senior manager in public affairs and corporate marketing.

Andrew has advised Government on matters such as micro-economic reform and the financial & corporate governance of publicly owned companies and authorities, innovation & industry development policy and information & communications technology (ICT) infrastructure (particularly broadband) development and effective use.
Andrew studied at the University of Melbourne and holds an Undergraduate Degree in Science, a Postgraduate Diploma in Education and a Master of Economics (Hons).

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Zerin Knight, Ph (03) 5444 7375 F +613 5444 7526 M 0428 463 161
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