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Mr John Maddock

Honorary Senior Fellow

John Maddock AM

John Maddock has vast corporate governance, senior executive leadership and management experience in the tertiary and adult, community and further education sectors including CEO at Box Hill Institute, CEO of the CAE and previously as CEO/Director at Gordon Institute of TAFE.  John has gained broad experience in vocational education and training (VET) across areas of responsibility including strategic and business planning, business transformation strategies, change management, developing high performing teams, business development, marketing and public relations, information services, international education, VET program delivery, development of flexible delivery modes, entrepreneurial and commercial activities, VET research, quality and customer service initiatives and financial management.

In February 2017 he was appointed to the Adult, Community and Further Education (ACFE) Board, for a three year term, by the Governor in Council on the recommendations of the Minister for Training and Skills.  He is an Honorary Senior Fellow of LH Martin Institute, Melbourne University, a member of the Victoria College Advisory Committee with Victoria University and provides consulting services.

John was formerly Chair of Australia-Pacific Technical College Management Consortium, member of Global Education Network, Executive Committee member of the Post-Secondary International Network of Presidents of Community Colleges (PIN), board member of Community Colleges for International Development (CCID), board member of Box Hill Kuwait, board member of Cambridge Box Hill Language Assessment Pty Ltd and Chair of Box Hill Singapore Board.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) and has held non-executive board director positions with Innovation Business Skills Australia (IBSA), Deakin University, Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), Victorian Curriculum & Assessment Authority (VCAA), Basketball Australia, National Basketball League (NBL), Basketball Victoria, Melbourne Tigers, and FIBA Oceania.  John was Head of Delegation when the Australian Opals basketball team won the Gold medal at the FIBA Championships in Brazil in 2006.

He has also been awarded the Australia Sports Medal by the Prime Minister for volunteer services with the Sydney 2000 Olympics.  John was recognised in 2013 as a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to vocational education and training and to the sport of basketball.