Professor Dawn Freshwater, Board Memeber
Appointed in September 2018
Professor Dawn Freshwater was appointed Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia (UWA) on 16 January 2017. Prior to this appointment, Professor Freshwater served as the University’s Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (SDVC) and Registrar for a three-year period as well as Acting Vice-Chancellor. Before joining UWA, she was the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Staff and Organisational Effectiveness, Professor of Mental Health and Head of the School of Healthcare at the University of Leeds. Born in England, Professor Freshwater was awarded her PhD at the University of Nottingham in 1998. Professor Freshwater is a strong advocate for inclusion and diversity.