Graham WEBB


Professor Graham Webb retired in 2011 as Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the University of New England in Australia where he had overall responsibility for the academic activities of the University and acted as Vice-Chancellor for extended periods. His previous career includes eleven years at Monash University in Australia where he was Pro Vice-Chancellor (Quality) and for a period, CEO of Monash College Pty Ltd (a wholly owned company of Monash University comprising six educational businesses); eleven years at the University of Otago in New Zealand; six years at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica; and, seven years at the University of Ulster in Ireland. He holds the qualifications of BA Honours, MSc, PhD with distinction and PGCE.

Professor Webb is the author or editor of 9 books and numerous book chapters and journal articles concerning the theory and practice of teaching and learning in higher education, organisational and staff development. He is an Editorial Advisory Board member for five international journals.

Professor Webb has played an active role internationally in quality assurance and improvement. He chaired the first and subsequent audits for the Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA) and is a consultant, trainer or auditor for national accreditation and audit agencies in six countries. In 2008 he received the Australian Higher Education Quality Award.

Although semi-retired, Professor Webb runs a higher education consultancy specialising in quality assurance and improvement, leadership and educational development. He is a Professorial Fellow of the L H Martin Institute for Leadership and Management in Higher Education based at the University of Melbourne, Adjunct Professor at the University of New England and Chair of the Board of Governance of IIBIT Education Group.