Our governance

The ANU College of Asia & the Pacific consists of four schools and one centre:

The Research School of Asia and the Pacific is the institutional focus of the College's research efforts, supporting research activity throughout the College. Regional and thematic institutes support research, education and outreach in a number of specific areas:


The College is led by an Executive Committee, which consists of:

  • Professor Veronica Taylor, Dean, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Professor Renee McKibbin, Associate Dean, Research
  • Dr Peter Dean, Associate Dean, Students and Curriculum
  • Dr Luigi Tomba, Associate Dean, HDR
  • Professor Ken George, Director, School of Culture, History & Language
  • Professor Robert Breunig, Acting Director, Crawford School of Public Policy
  • Professor Michael Wesley, Director, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs
  • Professor Sharon Friel, Director, School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet)
  • Dr Benjamin Penny, Director, Australian Centre on China in the World


As well as the Executive Committee, the primary committees at the College-level are:

  • College Board
  • Education Committee
  • Research Committee
  • Staffing Committee
  • Work, Health and Safety Committee
  • Senior Admin Managers Group
  • Local Promotions Sub-Committee

Updated:  11 January, 2015/Responsible Officer:  Dean, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team