Mr Greg West

Council Member

University Council Member Mr Greg West is a Chartered Accountant. He has worked at PriceWaterhouse and held senior finance executive roles in investment banking with Bankers Trust, Bain & Company and Deutsche Bank. Over recent years, Greg was Chief Executive Officer of a dual listed ASX/Nasdaq biotech company. Greg is a Director of the St James Foundation Limited.

Greg was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed IDP Education Limited in December 2006 and has chaired its Audit Committee. IDP Education Limited is one of the largest global higher education student placement businesses in addition to being a global leader in high stakes English Language testing business through its ownership and distribution of the IELTS test. In March 2006 Greg was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Education Australia Limited and was appointed as Chair in September 2016. Education Australia Limited shareholders are the Australian Universities and it owns 49% of IDP Education.

Greg is on the University of Wollongong Council, and Chair of the Risk, Audit & Compliance Committee.

Greg is also a Director of UOWGE Limited, a subsidiary of the University of Wollongong with a College in Wollongong and universities in Dubai, Hong Kong and Malaysia. Greg’s roles and responsibilities within UOWGE include Deputy Chairman of UOWGE Board, Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and Member of the Remuneration Committee