Our members

Prof Alec Cameron

RMIT University

Professor Alec Cameron commenced as Vice-Chancellor and President in January 2022, and is responsible for the overall conduct of the University’s affairs in all matters. 

Prior to joining RMIT, Professor Cameron was Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive at Aston University in the UK since 2016, during which Aston was awarded University of the Year by the Guardian newspaper in 2020. 

Professor Cameron is a Rhodes Scholar (1986) with a Doctor of Philosophy from Oxford University in Robotics (1989). He is also a graduate of the University of Sydney with Bachelor’s degrees in Science and Electrical Engineering, with First Class Honours and the University Medal. His early career involved executive roles at Telstra and Sun Microsystems. Prior university appointments include, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Resources & Infrastructure), University of New South Wales (2003-2006), inaugural Dean of the UNSW Business School (2006-2012), and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), University of Western Australia (2013-2016). 

Professor Cameron is a Director of AARNet – Australia’s Academic and Research Network, and a member of the Asia Society Australia Advisory Council.