Executive Committee

The executive committee is comprised of academics who champion disability research across the University of Melbourne. Members of the group give advice on matters of management and strategic focus.

Professor Bruce Bonyhady, AM
Director, Melbourne Disability Institute

Professor Anne Kavanagh
Chair, Disability and Health

Dr Anna Arstein-Kerslake
Associate Professor, Law

Professor Brendan Gleeson
Director, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute

Professor Lorraine Graham
Professor of Learning Intervention, Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Professor Mark Hargreaves
PVC (Research Collaboration and Parterships), Research and Enterprise

Professor Lou Harms
Chair and Head of Social Work

Professor Christine Imms
Apex Aus Chair in Neurodevelopment and Disability
Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital

The Hon. Jenny Macklin
Vice-Chancellor's Fellow, Melbourne School of Government, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne

Professor Barbara McPake
Director of Nossal Institute and Chair of Global Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

Professor Shelley Mallett
Professorial Fellow in Social Policy, Social and Political Sciences

Professor Keith McVilly
Professorial Fellow in Disability and Inclusion, Social and Political Sciences

Professor Abigail Payne
Director, Melbourne Institute, Melbourne Institute Of Applied Economic And Social Research

Dr Simon Wilkins
Director and Co-founder of Translating Research at Melbourne (TRaM)