Universities will help deliver our future workforces and facilitate the development of the new skills, ideas and opportunities necessary for our future prosperity. Professor Mark Scott AO joined Committee for Sydney CEO, Gabriel Metcalf on 7 September to reflect on the role and opportunities universities offer.
Mark became the University of Sydney’s 27th Vice-Chancellor in July 2021, having served as Secretary of the NSW Department of Education from 2016 – 2021. He came to that role after a decade as Managing Director of the ABC (2006 to 2016). Prior to commencing at the ABC, Scott was Editor-In-Chief of Fairfax Media’s metropolitan, regional and community newspapers.