Jeremy K. Ellis
Jeremy Ellis "is the Chancellor of Monash University.
"Mr Ellis was elected as a Rhodes Scholar in 1959, and completed the degree of Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours at the University of Oxford.
"He began his career with Imperial Chemical Industries in the United Kingdom and in Australia, and in 1967 he joined the then Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited in Melbourne to work in planning and development. He rose through the company’s management structure, and in 1982 he was appointed as General Manager of Group Subsidiaries and of Corporate Planning.
"In 1991 he was appointed as a Director of the Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited, and Executive General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of BHP Minerals. In 1996 he was appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited, and he served as Chairman of the Company from 1997 to 1999.
"Mr Ellis is the Chairman of the boards of directors of a number of companies, and holds a number of directorships in the fields of finance, mining and engineering.
"He holds the Honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering from Central Queensland University, and he is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Wollongong. He is a Fellow and a Member of the Council of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and an Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia.
"Mr Ellis is Chairman of Landcare Australia Limited, Chairman of Future Directions International, Chairman of Golf Australia and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships."