Paul Greenfield is Chair of the International Water Centre, a joint venture between two universities, and a Director of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation Ltd., the Australian Academy of Engineering & Technology and Russo Business School. He recently retired as Chair of Healthy Waterways Limited and as Chair of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.
He has a Bachelors degree with Honours and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Economics from The University of Queensland.. He was awarded an Order of Australia (AO) in 2006. Dr. Greenfield worked at The University of Queensland from 1975 – 2011. Initially a Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, he held the roles of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) and Provost from the mid 1990’s until 2008. He was Vice Chancellor and President from 2008 – 2011.
Dr. Greenfield has extensive experience as a Board Director and works widely with industry, government and universities on a range of projects spanning the biotechnology, water and energy sectors.