Dr Kerry Bennett

Deputy Chair


Dr Kerry Bennett has extensive senior executive and governance experience and a background in neuroscience, health and defence science research.

Dr Bennett is CEO of the Graduate Union of The University of Melbourne and Head of College of Graduate House; and has previously been CEO of the Ian Potter Foundation and the George Alexander Foundation.

Dr Bennett holds a doctorate in neuroscience from Cambridge University and postgraduate qualifications in adult education and blockchain strategy, and has been Deputy CEO of Neurosciences Victoria and of Neurosciences Australia Pty Ltd. Dr Bennett is a Graduate and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is currently on the board of Graduate Women Victoria and the Graduate Union’s Finance and Audit, Governance and Nominations, Buildings and Facilities, Fundraising and Benefaction and Membership and Marketing subcommittees.