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EMPA Academic Program Review: Panel Members

Professor Richard Eccleston (Chair)

Director of the Tasmanian Policy Exchange and Professor of Political Science, University of Tasmania [Tasmania]

Mr Richard Banks

Deputy Director, Policy Profession Unit (PPU), UK Cabinet Office [UK]

Mr Adam Fennessy PSM

Victorian Public Sector Commissioner [Victoria]

Professor Sherry Glied

Dean of the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University [US]

Dr Lindsey MacDonald

Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science, University of Canterbury, Aotearoa-New Zealand [NZ]

Ms Genevieve Mogridge

Director, Facilitated Projects, Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, Northern Territory Government, and current EMPA student [Northern Territory]

Professor M Ramesh, Professor of Public Policy and UNESCO Chair on Social Policy Design in Asia, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore [Singapore]

Ms Janet Schorer PSM

NSW Children’s Guardian and co-Chair of EMPA Alumni Advisory Council [New South Wales]

EMPA Academic Program Review: Terms of Reference

The Panel will be asked to examine the following:


Academic quality of the EMPA and academic standards attained by program graduates.

Strategic Alignment (outcomes and value for owner governments & students)

Strategic positioning and contribution of EMPA to strengthening of public sector leadership.

Sustainability (future focus, delivery, governance and business model)

Sustainability of the EMPA program and possible future strategic directions.