CEO and Honorary Director
Vice-Principal Administration & Finance and Chief Financial Officer
He is also honorary Director of AII@Delhi and honorary Professor in the Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne. Professor Mattoo is currently the advisor to the Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir with the status of a Cabinet Minister.
Robert has 30 years’ experience in corporate finance and investment banking. He is the Chairman of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited, Deputy Chancellor at the University of Melbourne and Chairman of the Melbourne University Fund. He is Chairman of the Australia India Institute and of The Conversation, a member of the Takeovers Panel and a director of the Robert Salzer Foundation, an arts foundation. Robert is also a sheep farmer.
Craig has spent a total of five years since 1995 conducting anthropological fieldwork in western Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. He is author of numerous journal articles as well as six books, including Timepass: Youth, Class and the Politics of Waiting in India (Stanford University Press, 2010) and Keywords for Modern India (with John Harriss; Oxford University Press, 2014). Oxford University Press have recently commissioned Craig Jeffrey to write A Very Short Introduction to Modern India, part of its prestigious Very Short Introduction series.
Professor Jeffrey is currently leading a large project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council on educated unemployed youth in South Asia. Craig Jeffrey was recently elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and, in addition to his academic work, is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4, Times Literary Supplement, The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Financial Review and The Conversation.
Craig's partner, Jane Dyson, has made a film about their work in India: www.lifelinesfilm.com
Allan was Vice-Principal (Commercialisation) from March 2006 in conjunction with which, he was Chief Executive Officer of UoM Commercial Ltd, the University's commercialisation company.
Prior to joining the University he was a partner in the corporate finance group at PricewaterhouseCoopers, specialising in privatisation and mergers and acquisitions, finance director of the local investment banking subsidiary of the Toronto Dominion Bank, and CEO of Gadens Lawyers.
Allan is a chartered accountant and a member of the institutes in both Australia and the UK, and a member of the Finance and Management Faculty of the institute in the UK. He has a degree in economic history from the University of Birmingham (England).
His company director experience includes the boards of various organisations in the private and public sectors.
Allan was the winner of Oracle’s ‘Leadership in Finance (Asia Pacific)’ award in 2014 and was a finalist in the Australian Financial Review’s ‘CFO of the Year’ in 2013.