Leadership and Governance

Chair, Governing Board

The Governing Board is the peak governing body of APIC.

Dr Jim Taggart OAM was appointed Chair from 25 April 2016, continuing a distinguished business, education and community service career.

President and Principal Executive Officer

APIC’s President is responsible for managing all academic and administrative areas of APIC.
Dr Scott Dickson was appointed President and Principal Executive Officer from 12 February 2018.


Governing Board
The governing authority of APIC, the Board directs the development of strategy and policy, and manages risk, and is informed by a number of standing committees.

Academic Board

The peak forum in APIC for for academic debate, discourse and governance. Academic Board is a standing committee of the Governing Board, and is responsible for maintaining academic integrity, standards and values.

Executive Management

Executing APIC’s strategy through implementing its Academic Management Plan, Risk Management Plan and functional plans is the responsibility of the President working with the Dean, the Registrar, the Director of Accreditation, Compliance and Quality Assurance, and the Deputy Deans.

Governance Framework 

APIC’s Governance Framework is defined in its Constitution, and its structure is outlined in the following figure

Strategic Plan 2016-2021
APIC’s Beyond Standards 2016-2021 Strategic Plan was endorsed by the Governing Board in September 2016.

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