Professor Duncan Bentley
Professor Duncan Bentley is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Swinburne University of Technology, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
He also serves on the Board of Swinburne (Sarawak) in Malaysia and oversees Swinburne’s offshore partnerships and operations.
Professor Bentley’s career has centred on internationalisation and innovation in education. He has recently launched an ambitious Learning Transformation Strategy at Swinburne. Focused on creating employability and an outstanding student experience for the globally diverse cohorts of Swinburne students it is designed to deliver qualifications and microcredentials in a form and place that suits each stage of the learners’ lifelong journey.
Professor Bentley has held senior executive positions in public, private and dual sector universities across Australia for twenty years.
He is one of the leading international scholars in taxpayers' rights, a Fellow of the Academy of Law and an Honorary Fellow of the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners.
Professor Bentley plays an active role in professional and community bodies and has served as a director of several not-for-profit and start-up companies.