ATN’s new executive director

ATN Newsroom    |     8 October 2014

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The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) has appointed Renee Hindmarsh as its new executive director, succeeding Vicki Thomson who has taken up the executive director position at the Group of 8. She commenced on 3 November.

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Renee HindmarshHindmarsh was previously a director of Barton Deakin Public Relations in Melbourne. She has worked as a chief of staff, senior adviser and media adviser to successive Liberal ministers. A graduate of Monash University, she has a very strong knowledge of the Australian higher education sector.

The ATN says that Hindamarsh has “a superb blend of the attributes the ATN requires in this critical leadership position – advocacy, media and communication experience, public policy skills and a close knowledge of the workings of our political institutions.“

Hindamarsh says the job is not just about her connections as a Liberal “insider”;:

…it’s also about understanding the political process and how decisions are made.  Obviously, in politics the personnel can change overnight, so it’s the understanding about how to influence decisions and the formulation of policy that is important.

The daughter of a boilermaker and nurse from suburban Noble Park (Melbourne), she was the first in her family to attend university.

 

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Useful political skills on CV of ATN’s new head Renee Hindmarsh
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