Professor Attila Brungs became President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of New South Wales on 31 January 2022. Prior to joining UNSW Professor Brungs was Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Technology Sydney from 2014 to 2021 and previously the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research.
Professor Brungs has held senior positions with CSIRO and McKinsey & Company. He is a Rhodes Scholar with a Doctorate in Inorganic Chemistry from Oxford University and a University Medal in Industrial Chemistry from the University of New South Wales.
Some of Professor Brungs’s present key appointments include a member of the Universities Australia Board; the NSW Innovation and Productivity Council; Committee for Sydney; and the NSW Treasury Tech Central Industry Advisory Board. His experience also includes many distinguished past board and committee memberships, including not-for-profit organisations, in addition to numerous state and federal government and institutional appointments.