Pro Vice-Chancellor (Strategy, Government and Alliances)

Professor Andy MarksAndy Marks

Professor Andy Marks leads major NUW Alliance and Western Sydney University strategic and development initiatives with government, industry and the community.

He has a PhD and first-class honours in political science and literature.

Andy writes regular columns for the Sydney Morning Herald and the Daily Telegraph. He is also a panellist on ABC Sydney’s ‘political forum’.

Andy is the Director of the Centre for Western Sydney, Chair of the Western Sydney Community Forum and a Non-Executive Director with Wentworth Healthcare Ltd. He is also the founder of the CatalystWest interactive policy forum, and co-founder of the Launch Pad start-up incubator.

Prior to his current roles, Andy was a researcher in the social services sector, a Council member at the University of New England, and an ARIA nominated professional musician and composer.