Who's Who


Mr Noel Cornish

Mr Noel Cornish AM was appointed to the University Council by the NSW Minister for Education commencing in February 2006. Mr Cornish completed his BSc (Metallurgy) and MEngSc at Newcastle University. He has also studied at the University of Michigan Business School.

His former roles include Chief Executive of BlueScope Steel Limited’s Australian and New Zealand steel manufacturing businesses, President NorthstarBHP LLC in Ohio USA and National President of Ai Group.

Noel is currently Chairman of Snowy Hydro Limited, Chairman of IMB Limited, Director of Forestry Corporation NSW, Director of Venues NSW and a Director on the UOWE Board. 

At the June 2015 Council meeting, the University Council elected Noel to the position of Deputy Chancellor. 

He was appointed as a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2017 for his outstanding service to the Illawarra and the nation through business leadership and community service.

Support Staff Contact:

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


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NSW, 2522, Australia

Last reviewed: 30 May, 2017

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