Our growth and success in Vietnam
RMIT University Vietnam is governed by a Board of Management, the Chair being the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Global Development and Vice-President of RMIT University. The President of RMIT Vietnam reports to the Board of Management, of which she is also a member, and is appointed by them to lead and manage the development and activities of RMIT Vietnam.
The President has a senior management team to advise on policy and operational matters.
In addition, various committees provide recommendations to the President on a range of matters. Most committees have some level of delegated authority to approve certain decisions, and to make recommendations to the President on others.
Ms Rachel Holthouse
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Global Development
Ms Rachel Holthouse is responsible for advancing RMIT’s global operations and connectivity.
Professor Gael McDonald
Professor Gael McDonald commenced as President of RMIT Vietnam from 17 February 2014.
Professor Rick Bennett
Vice-President Academic and Head of School of Communication & Design
Professor Rick Bennett leads RMIT Vietnam’s School of Communication & Design.
Assoc. Prof. Mathews Nkhoma
Head of School of Business & Management
Associate Professor Nkhoma leads School of Business & Management to ensure the School's positive impact on Vietnam and the region.
Associate Professor Eric Dimla
Head of School of Science & Technology
As Head of School of Science & Technology, Professor Dimla works closely with industry to align the University’s teaching, curriculum and assessments with the needs of the Vietnamese, and broader...
Mr Jake Heinrich
Head of School of English & University Pathways
Mr Heinrich is responsible for leading School of English & University Pathways in its mission to provide language instruction for students on a higher education academic pathway.
Mr Andy Kimpton
Director of Operations
Mr Andy Kimpton is responsible for property and facilities management, IT services, health and safety, security, sustainability and critical incident management.
Mr Le Minh Khanh
Director Finance and Legal
Mr Khanh Le is responsible for RMIT Vietnam’s financial compliance and business growth, making financially sound business choices for the organisation.
Ms Jan Clohessy
Executive Director (Engagement)
Jan oversees the departments of Student Recruitment & Marketing, Career & Employability Services, Communications & Events, and Market Research at RMIT Vietnam.
Mr Phillip Dowler OAM
Head of Campus, Hanoi
Mr Dowler works with staff members across the Hanoi City campus to foster the development of RMIT Vietnam in Hanoi, providing day-to-day monitoring of operations and services there.