Board of Directors

Mr Duncan MacCallum

Independent Chairman & Director

Bachelor of Science (University of Melbourne), Diploma of Education
(University of Melbourne)

Duncan has over 30 years of experience as an educator, business leader, Board Chairman and Board Advisor. Duncan provides leadership in diversity, innovation and quality education and business outcomes. Duncan has served on a number of Boards as a Non-Executive Director focusing on leadership, innovation and quality governance.

Mr Graham Lanphier

Independent Director

Master of Business Administration (Monash University), Bachelor of Surveying (University of Melbourne)

Graham has served as a strategic executive leader in a number of large organisations, including as the Managing Director of SMS Management & Technology. SMS Management & Technology is Australia’s largest management consulting company listed on the ASX. Graham is an experienced, Senior Executive with a proven record in driving and delivering improved business performance through effective strategy and execution, general management, project management and strategic leadership within the professional services and public sectors. A natural leader with an enthusiastic approach, a can-do approach to solving business problems, and excellent mentoring capability.

Ms Michelle Lac

Director & CEO
PhD (in progress from Swinburne University of Technology), Bachelor of Information Technology (Swinburne University of Technology), Graduate and Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), Certified Practicing Project Director of Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), Registered Program and Project Management (PPM) Consultant

Michelle is passionate about innovation, education and technology. Michelle strives to make a contribution to the community by sharing her skills and experience as a Board Director, Educator and Business Leader. Michelle’s professional experience spans over 19 years in higher education teaching and research, management consulting professional services and serving on not-for-profit boards. Michelle was a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and holds a Bachelor of Information Technology. Michelle is currently completing her PhD research in Mobile Learning with Swinburne University. This research is sponsored by Australia’s Information Communications Technology (ICT) Research Centre (Data61 part of CSIRO) – the nation’s largest organisation dedicated to ICT research.

Dr John Miller AO

Independent Board Consultant and Advisor

PhD (Monash University), Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA)

John has had considerable leadership experience in fields of education, accounting and business. He was Dean, David Syme Business School – now part of Monash Business School and Dean, Swinburne Graduate School of Management. In Accounting he was a senior partner of Hungerfords, now Pitcher Partners and Managing Partner of Pannell Kerr Forster. He is a former President of CPA Australia and of CAPA – the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants.
He was awarded the AO for services to education and the community and the Australian Centenary Medal for services to Accounting, Education and the Public Sector. He is an honorary life member of CPA Australia, ICMA, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and the John Button Foundation of which he is founder. His Monash PhD concerned “The Professionalisation of Accountants in Australia – Education and Training Perspectives”. John also has degrees in Commerce, Education, and Arts. John attends all board meetings as consultant and adviser to the Board, especially in the areas of Governance, Education, and Finance.