Dean, Professor Paul Kofman
Professor Kofman is Co-Dean of the Faculty, responsible for all faculty matters. He holds the Sidney Myer Chair of Commerce and is a Professor of Finance.
Dean, Professor Jenny George
Professor George is Co-Dean of the Faculty and Dean of Melbourne Business School. Prior to her appointment as Co-Dean, Prof George was the CEO of Converge International, one of Australia's largest providers of mental health services to workplaces. She holds a PhD in Operations and Information Technology from Stanford University.
Ms Diana Dalton
Ms Dalton leads the Faculty’s administration. She advises the Deans on strategic issues and change agendas. Along with the Deans, she is responsible for the business planning and load management of the Faculty.
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Melbourne Business School
Mr Joel Chibert
Mr Chibert is responsible for the financial management of Melbourne Business School, as well as its corporate services, such as technology, data and facilities.
Dean, Internal, Melbourne Business School
Professor Caron Beaton-Wells
Professor Beaton-Wells is Dean, Internal of Melbourne Business School. As Internal Dean, she leads the School’s functions in award and executive education programs, research, marketing, external relations, and corporate services.
Professor Paul Jensen
Professor Jensen is responsible for the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours). He leads curriculum, program development, student support, knowledge transfer and collaboration with other faculties. He is responsible for Faculty academic staff matters.
Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning)
Professor Peter Gahan
Professor Gahan brings a wealth of experience to the role, drawing on his academic expertise in (workplace) leadership, his Directorship of the Centre for Workplace Leadership, and most recently as Associate Dean (Engagement). He is focused on improving student experience through the implementation of initiatives such as Advancing Melbourne, Student Life and FlexAP.
Associate Dean (International)
Professor Jennifer Grafton
Professor Grafton is responsible for the development and implementation of the Faculty’s global engagement strategy and activities, the management of the Faculty’s international partnerships and collaborations, and enhancing the Faculty’s international standing and contributions.
Assistant Dean (Graduate Research)
Professor Kalvinder Shields
Professor Shields is responsible for the Faculty's graduate research programs. She is supported by the Academic Support Office Graduate Research Programs Team and the Graduate Research Directors' Advisory Group.
Associate Dean (Research)
Associate Professor Michal Carrington
Associate Professor Carrington leads the Faculty’s research agenda, activities and operations. She is supported by the Research Professional Services Unit and the Faculty Research and Industry Committee.
Assistant Dean (Diversity & Inclusion) Professor Flora Kuang
Professor Kuang is the inaugural Assistant Dean in Diversity and Inclusion. This is a joint appointment by FBE and MBSL, highlighting our shared commitment to diversity, equity, access, and inclusion. She is supported by the FBE/MBSL Joint Equity (D&I) Committee.
Associate Dean (Engagement)
Associate Professor Matthew Greenwood-Nimmo
Associate Professor Greenwood-Nimmo is responsible for the Faculty’s executive education portfolio. He works closely with the Melbourne School for Professional and Continuing Education (MSPACE) to develop and deliver the faculty’s executive and custom education offerings.
Heads of Departments
Department of Accounting
Associate Professor Brad Potter
Department of Business Administration
Professor Boğaçhan Çelen
Department of Economics
Professor David Harris
Department of Finance
Associate Professor Asjeet Lamba
Department of Management and Marketing
Professor Prakash Singh
Director, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Professor Abigail Payne