Governance of UOW College Australia

UOWC Ltd (trading as UOW College Australia) is an Australian Public Company limited by shares. The instrument establishing the entity is the Certificate of the Registration of a Company.

UOW College Australia's planning and operations are guided by its Strategic plan 2020 - 2023. The goals and objectives support the delivery of the vision and mission of the College and are aligned with the University of Wollongong (UOW).

UOW College Australia is part of the UOW Global Enterprises Group which, although owned by the University of Wollongong, operates under an independent corporate governance structure with an independent board. The governance framework of UOW College Australia is made up of three main components:

  1. Corporate Governing Bodies: the UOWGE Ltd Board (parent) and the UOWC Ltd Board (subsidiary);
  2. Academic Governing Body: the UOW College Australia Academic Board; and,
  3. Executive Management Team: Group CEO and Senior Executives employed by UOW Global Enterprises Group entities. 

Functions and membership of UOWC Ltd’s governing bodies are as follows:

UOWGE Ltd Board

The UOWGE Ltd Board is the peak governing body for the UOW Global Enterprises Group. It provides high level oversight of strategy and governance of UOW College Australia


  • Mr John M Green (Chairperson)
  • Mr Greg West
  • Mr Noel Cornish AM
  • Mr Robert Ryan
  • Professor Alex Frino
  • Ms Marisa Mastroianni
  • Ms Wendy Gan
  • Professor Patricia Davidson

UOWC Ltd Board

The UOWC Ltd Board reports to the UOWGE Ltd Board. It provides detailed scrutiny of UOW College Australia's operational, financial and academic matters.


  • Professor Theo Farrell (Chairperson)
  • Ms Marisa Mastroianni
  • Professor Alessandro Frino

UOW College Australia Academic Board

The Academic Board is a committee of the UOWC Ltd Board. It is the senior academic body that holds authority to oversee the academic governance of UOW College Australia, and reports and provides recommendations to the UOWC Ltd Board.



Associate Professor Julie Kiggins


Mr Felix Lanceley

Deputy Chair / UOWCA General Manager

Professor Wilma Vialle

Representative of UOW Academic Senate

Ms Marisa Mastroianni

UOW Global Enterprises CEO

Dr Alison Freeman

Academic Member

Dr David Morgan Williams

External Professional

Ms Heather Thomas

UOW College Deputy General Manager

Dr Henry Lee

Head of Academic Program

Ms Nikki Cole

Head of ELICOS Program

Ms Liz Thomas

Head of Vocational Program

Ms Anita Goddard

Elected Academic Teaching Rep

Mr Mark Micallef

Elected ELICOS Teaching Rep

Ms Rachel Bilboe

Elected Vocational Teaching Rep

Ms Amanda Pertovt

UOW Student Representative

 UOWC Ltd is a controlled entity of the University of Wollongong. UOWC Ltd’s Financial Statements are available on the University of Wollongong website