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Meet RMIT Online's board members

Our Board Members are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of RMIT Online. They oversee performance and compliance of the organisation, in accordance with its purpose and objectives.

Board members

Chaminda Ranasinghe
Chaminda RanasingheChief Experience Officer, and Non-Executive Director of RMIT Online Board

Chaminda joined RMIT in 2018 as the Chief Marketing Officer and took on the expanded role of Chief Experience Officer in 2020. 

Chaminda is responsible for Global Marketing, Student Recruitment and Admissions, Market Intelligence and Propositions, Alumni, Digital and CX. He is also proud to be the University’s Executive Sponsor for

Professor Sherman Young
Professor Sherman Young Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) and Vice-President at RMIT University, and Chair of RMIT Online

Professor Sherman Young is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) and Vice-President of RMIT University and the chair of the RMIT Online board. As DVCE, Sherman is responsible for the Student journey from enrolment to graduation. He leads the Education Portfolio which includes the Students Group, RMIT Library, Academic Registrar’s Group, the

Professor Tim Marshall
Professor Tim MarshallDeputy Vice-Chancellor (Design and Social Context) and Vice-President at RMIT University, and Non-Executive Director of RMIT Online Board

Professor Tim Marshall is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (College of Design & Social Context) and Vice President at RMIT University and a member of the Design Excellence Committee for the Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation. A highly regarded international academic leader, Tim champions trans-disciplinary approaches to education and is passionate about the intersection of contemporary issues and the

Briony Lewis
Briony LewisExecutive Director, Governance, Legal and Strategic Operations and Company Secretary of RMIT Online Board

Briony Lewis was appointed General Counsel in November 2017 and subsequently took on the role of University Secretary in 2018. In April 2022, Briony was appointed Executive Director, Governance, Legal and Strategic Operations. She is also Company Secretary for the controlled entities of RMIT University. Briony joined RMIT following a career