Conferences & Training

Jay Longworth
Associate Director of Advancement
The University of Melbourne

Austin Van Groningen
Development Manager
The University of Melbourne

Joanna WattsJoanna Watts

Director of Operations
The University of Melbourne

Joanna has 25 years of experience in the Higher Education sector both in the UK and Australia. She joined the Advancement team at the University of Melbourne just under two years ago to head up the Operations team and provide leadership in the areas of organisational development, HR, financial management, OHS, policy and governance. Joanna is the Deputy Chair of the Board of TEAR Australia, an international NGO and is a fiction writer in her spare time. She has a BA (Hons) from the University of Birmingham in Russian Language and Literature and a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration from the Open University in the UK.