Advisory boards

The UniSA Business School is a premier Australian business school ranked in the top 1% worldwide for excellence in business, research and education. The quality partnerships we foster with industry, government and academic colleagues worldwide are vital to our success, quality and impact.

Together, we develop graduates for global professional careers, support business success and sustainable economic development on a local and global scale, influence change where it matters, and engage in world-class applied research that positively transforms businesses and communities.

Our valued Advisory members provide high level advice and insights on economic trends, developing industries and opportunities, and insights to the skills needed for today’s workplace and the jobs of the future. They are actively engaged in the continuous improvement of the UniSA Business School and are ambassadors for Australia’s University of Enterprise.


UniSA Business School Advisory

The Hon Trish White, Executive Director, Slingsby Taylor (Chair)

Ms Kate Berry, Chief People Officer, Discovery Parks

Mr Langdon Blight, General Manager, SA, CPA Australia

Ms Lois Boswell, Deputy Chief Executive, Department of Human Services, Government of South Australia

Ms Leanne Cutts, Group Head of Marketing, HSBC Holdings PLC HGHQ

Professor George Day, Geoffrey T. Boisi Professor Emeritus of Marketing Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Mr Terry Gold, Former Managing Director, Techstars Adelaide

Mr Mal Hyde AO APM, Former Commissioner of Police, South Australia Police (SAPOL)

Mr David Knox, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Australian Naval Infrastructure

The Honourable Robyn Layton AO QC DUniv, Adjunct Professor, UniSA School of Law

Mr Theo Maras AM OLJ FUniSA, Chairman, Maras Group

Ms Julianne Parkinson, Chief Executive Officer, Global Centre for Modern Ageing Ltd

Dr Michelle Perugini, Founder and Managing Director, Presagen and Life Whisperer

Professor Marie Wilson, Pro Vice Chancellor (Business and Law), UniSA Business School

Mr Nathan Flaman, Head of Supply - Olympic Dam, BHP

Ms Ruth Sims, Student Representative, University of South Australia


Undergraduate Advisory

Mr Langdon Blight, General Manager, SA, CPA Australia (Chair)

Mrs Elaine Bensted, Chief Executive Officer, Zoos SA

Mr Olaf Borutz, Senior Associate, WRP Legal and Advisory

Ms Susan Khalil Frangakis, Head of HR Business Partners, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

Ms Delfina Lanzilli, Valuer General, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Mr Michael O'Brien, Facilitator of Learning, Department for Child Protection

Mr Rob Soda, Executive Manager, Business Banking SME, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Dr Ron Torten, Senior Vice President, Operations & IT, Inphi Corporation

Ms Samantha Wilkinson, Director, Samantha Wilkinson HR Consulting

Ms Kath Faulkner, Senior Manager - People & Culture, Discovery Holiday Parks

Ms Vivi Lyu, Editor in Chief, Iage Media

Professor Stephen Boyle, Dean: Academic, UniSA Business School


Postgraduate Advisory

Mr Paul Unerkov, Chief Executive Officer, Motor Trade Association South Australia (Chair)

Mr Richard Altman, HR Consultant, Altman Consulting

Mr Marcus La Vincente, Senior Legal Adviser, MinterEllison

Ms Cathy Miller, CEO, Minda Incorporated

Ms Julianne Parkinson, Chief Executive Officer, Global Centre for Modern Ageing

Mr Matt Pearce, Partner in Charge Management Consulting, KPMG

Mr Bob Stobbe, Chief Executive Officer, SA Power Networks

Ms Yvonne Sneddon, Non Executive Director

Ms Kate Thiele, Director, Klarity

Ms Jan Turbill, Managing Director, Intuito Pty Ltd

Mr Sidney Yuen, Chairman, HBC Limited

Professor Stephen Boyle, Dean: Academic, UniSA Business School


UniSA Law School Advisory

The Hon John Mansfield AM DUniv (Chair)

Mr Adam Bannister, Managing Partner Adelaide/Darwin, MinterEllison

Adjunct Professor Rob Fowler, Adjunct Professor, University of South Australia

Mr Benjamin Garnaut, Senior Solicitor, Crown Solicitor's Office of South Australia

Mr Brian Hayes QC, South Australian Bar Association

The Honourable Robyn Layton AO QC DUniv, Adjunct Professor, University of South Australia

Ms Kerry Morrow, Director, Laity Morrow

Mr Simon Ower, Barrister, Jeffcott Chambers

Ms Rachael Shaw, Partner, Shaw & Henderson

Mr Matthew Christey, Prosecutor, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Professor Rick Sarre, Dean and Head of School, UniSA Law School