Advisory Board members

The ASC's Advisory Board serves to oversee the Centre's activities. The Advisory Board meets regularly to review the Centre's objectives and planned program of activities.

The Board members include representatives with tight links to Australia and a diverse background. The current Board members are appointed for a three year-term, ending November 24th, 2019.

Noel Campbell

Australian Ambassador to Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay

 

David Casey

Managing Director - Petrel Energy

 


Jane den Hollander

President and Vice-Chancellor - Deakin University


 

Julio Fernández

Academic Vice-Rector - Universidad ORT Uruguay

 

Nicolás Gambetta

Director of postgraduate degrees in Accounting and Taxation - Universidad ORT Uruguay
Vice-President - Chamber Uruguay Australia

Gaston Labadie

Dean of the School of Management and Social Sciences - Universidad ORT Uruguay


Telmo Languiller

Member of the Legislative Assembly - Parliament of Victoria, Australia



Donald Stokes

Giles Wade Private Wealth and formerly Professor of Accounting - Monash University


Alfredo Taullard

Australia's Honorary Consul in Montevideo
Board Member - Chamber Uruguay Australia


Estela Valverde

Head of Spanish and Latin American Studies
Director, Higher Degree Research, International Studies: Languages and Cultures - Macquarie University



Ricardo Varela

Uruguayan Ambassador to Australia

 

ASC’s main objectives

ASC’s main objectives

  • To organize conferences, seminars and roundtables about Australian current issues and their relationship with the region.

  • To promote overseas study and student exchange programs.

  • To promote academic cooperation with Australian universities, in particular faculty exchange programs and activities in support of the Uruguayan postgraduate system.

  • To develop courses on Australian history, politics, international relations, economics, business, society, education, culture, literature, sustainability and environmental topics.

  • To develop comparative research projects between Australia and the region.

Senator the Hon Stephen Parry, President of the Australian Senate, visitied the Australian Studies Centre on Monday, 5th June.

Executive board member receives an international entrepreneurship award

Dr. Nicolás Gambetta received the “COALAR Australia Latin America Young Entrepreneur Award from the Council on Australia Latin America Relations.

ASC receives Professor Colin Barrow from Deakin University

The Australian Studies Centre received its first visiting professor, Colin Barrow, Chair of Biotechnology at Deakin University.

Professor Thiomir Ancev from the University of Sydney visited the Australian Studies Centre (ASC) from 12th to the 18th June.