Professor Caitlin Byrne has been appointed as Griffith University’s Pro Vice Chancellor (Business) and will start the role in July.
Currently Director of the Griffith Asia Institute, Professor Byrne has been a member of the Griffith Business School since 2017.
She began her career as a diplomat with the Australian Government and has worked in a wide range of senior leadership roles in Government, industry, and community, focusing on advancing change and reform agendas.
Professor Byrne teaches regularly into the Diplomatic Academy and War College in Canberra and sits on the editorial boards of the East Asia Policy, and the Hague Journal on Diplomacy.
Queensland’s representative to the National Reference Group for the Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS), Professor Byrne is a member of the Australian Government’s Sports Diplomacy Advisory Council, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs and a Faculty Fellow of the University of Southern California’s Centre for Public Diplomacy.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to lead a talented and dynamic community of academic and professional staff and students in the Griffith Business School,” Professor Byrne said of her appointment.