Mr Bill Scales
Chancellor Mr Bill Scales is committed to education as a lifelong journey.
After completing a five-year fitter and machinist apprenticeship, Bill went on to complete an economics degree from Monash University 15 years later.
believes that having the opportunity to continue learning by returning to study part-time enabled him to fulfil a dream that would not otherwise have been available.
Acknowledged as one of the nation's most powerful and influential public policy reformers, Bill has held a number of high-profile leadership roles in both the public and private sectors.
As Chancellor of Swinburne, Bill provides strong support to the Vice-Chancellor and is also Chair of the university Council.
believes that Swinburne's
ongoing investment in research and scholarship makes it an ideal environment for academics and students.
is currently serving on the following organisations and Boards: