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John Wood

John Wood was the deputy vice chancellor of Edith Cowan University and prior to that, he was the Foundation Professor and Dean of the College of Business at the University of Notre Dame where he was also the deputy vice chancellor (Academic). Mr Wood graduated with first class honours in Economics from the University of Western Australia and from Oxford with a Doctorate in Economics. He has undertaken Harvard's Executive Education Programme. Mr Wood taught at universities throughout the world including at Oxford, the American International University of Europe and Stanford. He held executive leadership positions including in the Office of the Prime Minister and in State Government in the Departments of Premier and Cabinet, Transport, Employment and Training, State Development and Commerce and Trade. He has served Ministers from all major political parties and also held senior private sector positions, including a period as chief economist and strategist with Ernst & Young. Mr Wood also served on numerous boards and was WA Chairperson of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, chair of Perth Education City, and board member of HBF for 11 years. In April 2011, he was appointed by the State and Federal Ministers to the Australian Qualifications Framework Council. Mr Wood is also a director and publisher of Margaret River Press, a small and independent family publishing company.
Bio last updated 01 Jun 2018

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Chief Executive, University Partnerships, Australasia (since 2012)
Navitas
Navitas
2007 - 20188
Executive General Manager
Navitas
Navitas
2007 - 20128
Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Students & Teaching) (since 2006)
Edith Cowan University
Edith Cowan University
1998 - 20075
Foundation Dean, Professor of Business
The University of Notre Dame Australia
The University of Notre Dame Australia
1993 - 199811
Executive Director, Policy Development Division
Department of Commerce
Department of Commerce
1993 - 1993
Executive Director, Strategic Development Division
Department of State Development
Department of State Development
1991 - 1993
Director & Chief Economist, Management Consulting Services
EY
EY
1989 - 19911
Director, Public Sector Coordination
Department of Transport
Department of Transport
1986 - 198911

Total Shareholder Return as at 30/11/18

1 year TSR5 year TSR
98thNRW Holdings40%12%
201stAustal12%22%
221stMacmahon Holdings7%14%
309thNavitas-2%0%
741 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar

Share Transactions

30/06/18
$0 Other
17/10/17
$0 Issued
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar

Revenue

7th↓Austal$1,408.5m
8th-Navitas$934.6m
10th↑Macmahon Holdings$714.9m
11th↑NRW Holdings$685.4m
239 listed industrial companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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