Acclaimed design innovator, advocate and leader in Australia’s creative industry, Karen Webster has been appointed in July 2019 as LCI Melbourne's Dean and Principal.
Ms Webster is one of Australia’s best-known figures in the creative industry. With over four decades of experience, she has held prominent sector roles, as the Festival Director of Melbourne Fashion Festival and most recently as the Design Director at Buzz. She also has over 25 years’ education experience, having held senior leadership roles at RMIT University and The Whitehouse Institute of Design.
Prior to working in academia, Ms Webster worked as a fashion designer in London, Sydney and Melbourne for over ten years. She was the 2012 inductee to the Stonnington (Melbourne) Fashion Hall of Fame. Her responsibilities at LCI Melbourne include overseeing the curriculum and further establishing its presence in the local and international design landscape.
Professor Warren Bebbington has had a long career in the arts, including periods as Director of the Victorian College of the Arts and as Chair of Music Committees at the Australia Council for the Arts. Professor Bebbington was most recently the Vice Chancellor and President of The University of Adelaide, a post he held from 2012 – 2017. Throughout his tenure he effected sweeping changes to curriculum, infrastructure and external engagement that resulted in a noticeable uplift in the University’s enrolments and international ARWU ranking. Born and educated in Melbourne, before studying in New York as a Fulbright Scholar, Professor Bebbington has held a number of high profile roles in Australian Universities. He was a full Professor and the youngest Dean at the University of Queensland at the age of 32.
Subsequently, he rose through a succession of leadership roles at the University of Melbourne, from Dean then Pro-Vice Chancellor (Global Relations) to Deputy Vice Chancellor (University Affairs), before becoming Vice Chancellor of the University of Adelaide in 2012. Professor Bebbington holds a Ph.D. from the Graduate School, City University of New York, and M.A. from Queens College, New York, a M.Phil. from the Graduate School, City University of New York, an M.Mus. from the University of Melbourne and a B.Mus. from the University of Melbourne. In honour of his significant service to education, particularly to the study of music, Professor Bebbington was made a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in 体彩手机在线怎么下载.
Claude Marchand has been the President and CEO of the LCI Education network since 2014. Claude joined the organisation in 2008 as Director of Marketing, and showed continuous commitment to LCI Education’s vision of growth through teaching excellence and successful partnerships. This was followed by roles as Vice-President of Marketing for two years, and Executive Vice-President of LCI Education for three years. Now with over 2,500 faculty and staff in the organisation as well as thousands of students who graduate yearly from around the world, Claude envisions LCI Education to become the world’s leading network of select private educational institutions and has a mission to connect people to opportunity through high-quality education. Claude is currently a Board Member of Ellicom and is an Honorary Patron of Fondation de la mode de Montréal.
Professor Flitman is currently Principal of iMORSE, an analytics and higher education consultancy based in Melbourne Australia. In this capacity he has advised several client in the financial services and higher education sectors. He is Fellow of both the Australian Computer Society and the Operational Research Society, as well as an honorary professor of the Florey Neurosciences and LH Martin Institutes of the University of Melbourne Andrew is also a current Subject Matter Expert in Higher Education for Price Waterhouse Coopers. Prior to his current roles, Professor Flitman was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) of Swinburne University from 2007-2012, including 9 months as the Acting Vice Chancellor. Before Swinburne, he held positions as Dean of Science and Technology at Deakin University and Head of School (Business Systems) at Monash University. Professor Flitman is an internationally recognised expert in financial (corporate and market) and strategic computer modelling. He has significant commercial consulting experience developed chiefly through senior positions held at Deloitte Haskins and Sells (London), Coopers and Lybrand Deloitte (UK) and Price Waterhouse (Melbourne). Since obtaining his PhD in Operations Research from Warwick University in the UK, Professor Flitman has published well over 100 research publications and has authored a number of commercial reports.
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Leslie (Skip) Triplett is a Partner at Triplett & Triplett, Advisors. He is currently Chair of the LaSalle College Vancouver Board of Directors, Board Director of LCI Melbourne (Australia), Provincial Vice-Chair of the Canadian Forces Liaison Council, member of the BC Synod Council of the Lutheran Church, and Luther Court (a seniors' residential care facility). Skip has practiced leadership as a CEO reporting to a Board and as a Board Chair overseeing a CEO. He uses both perspectives to design governance and leadership strategies that tap into an organisation's creativity. Skip’s experience includes creating governance models, chairing Boards of Directors (both for and not for profit) merging private colleges, conducting government reviews, and transforming a public community college into a teaching university. Skip holds a B.A. from Concordia University, an M.B.A. from Simon Fraser University, and an LL.D. (Honoris Causa) from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He is a BC Premier’s List recipient of Queen Elizabeth II’s Golden Jubilee Medal, Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow, and a Siyam (Respected One) of the Kwantlen First Nation.