Towards a New Generation of Engaged Universities:
The Need to Act, Adapt and Transform

16th – 18thApril, 2024 | Kempinski Central Avenue (Formerly the Address Dubai Mall), Dubai, UAE

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Prof. Clare Pollock

Professor Clare Pollock is the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Western Sydney University. In this role she has responsibility for university strategy and transformation, as well as the key governance functions of the University: audit, risk, legal and cybersecurity. She oversees the Provost and the twelve academic schools, as well as the pathway college and The Whitlam Institute: a prime ministerial public museum which commemorates the life and works of the late Hon Gough Whitlam AC QC.

Prior to joining Western Sydney University, Clare held senior positions at Flinders University, Adelaide and Curtin University, Perth. Clare also has external leadership roles in her profession, in higher education and as a non- executive Director for a number of government, professional and community boards.

Originally from the United Kingdom, Professor Pollock graduated from Oxford University and the University of London with a PhD in Human Factors Psychology. Her research career has focused on how psychology can be applied to improve safety, especially when it comes to people’s use of technology.