Who's Who


(2009 – Present)

Chancellor Jillian Broadbent

After a 30 year career in banking in Australia and overseas, Ms Jillian Broadbent left her senior executive position at Bankers Trust Australia to become a non-executive director.

Ms Broadbent has held numerous Board positions, including those of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Coca-Cola Amatil Limited, ASX Limited, Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), Woodside Petroleum Ltd and Qantas Airways Ltd, and most recently was Chairman of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), and Chairman of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation. Currently, Ms Broadbent is Chair of the Board of Swiss Re Life & Health Australia Ltd and a member of the Board of Woolworths Limited.

Ms Broadbent enjoys a strong engagement with the arts, having been on the Board of the Sydney Theatre Company, a founding director of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and a Trustee, Vice President and Treasurer of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Ms Broadbent has also been President of Chief Executive Women, a group of professional women leaders in 2005 and 2006.

Ms Broadbent was made an Officer in the Order of Australia in 2003 for service to economic and financial development in Australia and to the community through administrative support for cultural and charitable groups. Ms Broadbent was awarded the Qantas/Bulletin Businesswoman of the year in 1987 and was a recipient of the Australian Centenary Medal in 2001 in recognition of her contribution to the community.


Support Staff Contact:

Catrina Callaghan
Executive Assistant to the Chancellor
Ph: +61 2 4221 3933
email: catrina_callaghan@uow.edu.au


The Vice-Chancellor’s Unit
Building 36
University of Wollongong
NSW, 2522, Australia

Last reviewed: 27 October, 2017

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