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Ms Janet Beard

Honorary Senior Fellow

Janet Beard has more than thirty years of experience in management roles at three Australian universities (The University of Melbourne, La Trobe and The University of Sydney) and undertaken consultancies and reviews of administrative, technical and academic support services in Universities, nationally and internationally (South Pacific, New Zealand and Indonesia).

Most recently, she has managed and coordinated major change programs at The University of Melbourne to design and implement improved administrative services across the University. Her special interests are in organisational analysis and diagnosis, planning and design, organisational development, continuous business process and system improvement, benefits measurement and tracking, managing diverse stakeholder groups and taking people through a change management process. Her business improvement and change management expertise is informed by a successful track record in managing large and complex faculties as well as university-wide change programs.