Teresa Finlayson is the Chief Digital and Student Services Officer at Monash University, leading a division of IT and Student Services professionals providing everyday support and delivery of strategic projects across the University.
A trailblazer and change-maker by nature, Teresa is creating positive disruption to drive enterprise-level change, and enable Australia’s largest University to continue to meet the challenges of the age and #CHANGEIT. She is responsible for driving significant meaningful and impactful reform through new ways of working across the University, and was named a State Finalist in the 2019 Telstra Business Women’s Awards (Public Sector and Academia) in recognition of her achievements. An experienced change management practitioner, Teresa has over 20 years of experience in advising, executing and managing the delivery of outcomes aligned with strategic goals and culture and values of large, complex organisations. Her approach to change management is to ‘work better and work together’.
Teresa found her home at Monash University in 2009 after building her career with global professional services consulting firm, KPMG.