Navitas welcomes Professor Jane den Hollander AO to the Board
12th Oct, 2021 Feature story:
Professor Jane Den Hollander AO has joined our Board as AustralianSuper’s nominee director. AustralianSuper is one of Navitas’s shareholders who, together with BGH and other major shareholders, make up the consortium that owns Navitas.
Professor den Hollander was Vice-Chancellor of Deakin University from 2010 until her retirement in 2019, and Interim Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Australia between March and July 2020. Earlier this month, Professor den Hollander was announced as the Interim Vice Chancellor at Murdoch University.
In 2017, Professor den Hollander received an Order of Australia for distinguished service to tertiary education; in 2018 she was awarded the Business Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) Ashley Goldsworthy medal for individual leadership and in 2019 was named in the Victorian Honour Roll for Women. In 2020, she received the Australian Financial Review 2020 Higher Education Lifetime Achievement Award.
“Professor den Hollander is a distinguished and respected leader in Australia’s higher education sector and there is no doubt that Navitas will benefit from her experience, knowledge and wisdom,” said Chairman, Rod Jones. “Navitas has enjoyed a long friendship with Professor den Hollander including in her leadership role at one of our partner universities in Australia. We look forward to formally welcoming her to our Board, introducing her to the breadth and diversity of our global organisation, and the passion of our people to transform lives through education.”