List of Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology People - Business and Society

Business and Society

Name Association with RMIT Notability References
Peter Beilharz former faculty sociologist; co-founder and editor of the academic journal Thesis Eleven
Andrew Demetriou former faculty CEO of the Australian Football League (AFL)
Bob Isherwood Dip Art (Advert), D Comm (honoris causa) business leader; former Worldwide Creative Director of Saatchi & Saatchi
Margaret Gardner, AO current Vice-Chancellor economist and community leader
Mary Kalantzis faculty Adjunct Professor in the RMIT School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning
Bruce Kingsbury, VC attended World War II soldier and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Tan Le faculty business leader and President of Emotiv Systems
Jonathan Ling MBA CEO and Managing Director of New Zealand's largest listed company, Fletcher Building
Paul Little, AO attended, D Bus (honoris causa) CEO and Managing Director of Australasia's largest transport company, TOLL Holdings
Tom Nairn former faculty nationalist, RMIT's Globalism Research Centre Tom Nairn Lecture named in his honour
Jacques Nasser, AO B Bus, D Tech (honoris causa) Chairman of the World's largest mining company, BHP Billiton, and former CEO of Ford
The Hon. Francis Ormond founder grazier, politician, philanthropist; Francis Ormond Building at RMIT named in his honour
Charles Pearson key supporter journalist and politician; Pearson & Murphy's cafe at RMIT named in his honour
J. Donald R. de Raadt FRMIT Emeritus Professor of Informatics and System Science at LuleƄ University of Technology
Bruce Ruxton, AM, OBE attended former President of the Returned and Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)
Leonie Sandercock former faculty former Deputy Dean of the RMIT School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning
Dame Margaret Scott, AC, DBE Dip Ed, Grad Dip Arts, D Ed (honoris causa) ballet dancer; founder and former Director of the Australian Ballet School
Paul Stoddart attended former owner of the Minardi (Formula 1) and Minardi Team USA (Indy Car) racing teams
Ziggy Switkowski current Chancellor business leader and nuclear scientist
Robert Thomson BA (Journ) CEO of News Corp., former editor-at-large of The Wall Street Journal

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