Professor Pauline Stanton has a Bachelor of Economics and Social Science from the University of Manchester, a Masters of Employment Studies from the University of Salford and a PhD from La Trobe University. She is also a graduate of the AICD program. Pauline has 28 years of experience in higher education in Australia and has held leadership positions, including Dean, Deputy Dean, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor Business International and Head of School in business faculties at RMIT, La Trobe University and Victoria University. She has taught, researched and consulted with public and private organisations in Australia, China, Mongolia, Singapore and Vietnam. She has published extensively on human resource management and industrial relations with a particular focus on healthcare. She has also had the privilege of working with First Nations academics on research relating to both economic and political self -determination. She is currently Co Editor in Chief for Personnel Review an international human resource management journal. She has been a board member of Women’s Health Victoria, Strange Fruit Productions and Black Hole theatre and was a member of the Member of Expert Panel Revalidation of Medical Practitioners, Medical Board of Australia 2017-2018. Pauline has lived in Kyneton since 2013 and has two dogs and two horses. She enjoys riding her horse, doing yoga and catching up with friends.