Meet our Board of Directors

The SABRENet Board. L to R – Kerrie Campbell, Andrew Dunbar, Bev Wright, Paul Sherlock, Bruce Linn

Paul Sherlock BE, MBA, GAICD (Chair)

Paul is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the University of South Australia. He is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of ICT and Library services across the University which support the key business functions of teaching and learning, research and consultancy and administration. Paul previously held senior IT management roles at the Defence Science and Technology Group and BHP Steel International. Paul is a former President of the Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology (CAUDIT) Incorporated and the Australian Access Federation (AAF) Incorporated.

Paul has completed a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) and an Associate Diploma in Computing at the former South Australian Institute of Technology (now UniSA). He has obtained a Master of Business Administration at the University of Adelaide, a Manager’s Certificate in IT Service Management at the British Computer Society, and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment at the Securities Institute. Paul is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Paul is the Chair of SABRENet Ltd and was appointed to the Board by the University of South Australia when SABRENet Ltd was formed in September 2005.

Kerrie Campbell MBA, GAICD

Kerrie commenced as the Chief Information Officer at Flinders University in September 2017. Kerrie was formerly acting Chief Information Officer at The University of Adelaide, where she also held the position of Deputy CIO.

Kerrie previously worked as a Director for Application Services for the Department of Human Services and has worked in the UK as a Business Manager for British Gas.

Kerrie has worked in the IT industry in various sectors including banking, utilities, Federal Government and Higher Education for the last 30 years. Kerrie holds an MBA (University of Adelaide) and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Kerrie was previously on the Board of the Adelaide University Council and 100% Project and current sits on the SACE Board and is the Chair of Scotch College Digital Innovation Committee.

Kerrie was appointed to the Board by Flinders University in September 2017.

Beverley Wright

Beverley is the Chief Information Officer at the University of Adelaide. Commencing in the role in March 2017. Beverley took on the role at the University of Adelaide to address the need for a strong strategic agenda with a focus on enabling a digital capability and transformation of IT services. Her previous roles include CIO at SA Water (9 years) where she led a significant transformation of IT services and the introduction of digital, loT, analytics and data driven decision-making capabilities, and 17 years with ANZ Bank, based in Melbourne where her primary role was the Global Head of Information Services for the Retail Bank covering a range of roles transforming banking to on line and digital services.

Beverley has worked in the IT industry for over 35 years in a range of sectors including banking, insurance, utilities, Federal and State Government. She is a Board Member of the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC), and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Beverley was appointed to the Board by the University of Adelaide in March 2017.

Bruce Linn AM, BSc, FUniSA, FAICD, FACS

Bruce is an experienced Company Director, Chairman and former CEO who heads a successful governance and strategic management consulting business operating in Australia and the USA. Formerly CEO of Finlaysons Lawyers, Bruce’s previous executive roles include CE for EDS (now HP Enterprise), responsible for all the State Government business of EDS in Australia, and CEO of Camtech, one of Australia’s leading internet and electronic payments technology innovators. He is a technologist with over 40 years’ experience.

Bruce is a Science graduate of the University of Adelaide. He is currently Chairman of Anglicare SA Ltd, Anglicare SA Housing Ltd, State Library of South Australia, Adelaide Chamber Singers Inc and Sensei Productivity Pty Ltd. He is Past

President of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (SA/NT Division), a Distinguished Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society. He has been awarded a University Fellow from the University of South Australia.

Bruce was appointed to the SABRENet Board as an Independent Director at the 2007 AGM and re-appointed in 2009, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018.

Dr Andrew Dunbar PhD, BSc, GAICD

Andrew is Chief Operating Officer, Office of Chief Entrepreneur, which provides a new model for entrepreneurship in South Australia. Formerly he was Director of the Office of Science, Technology and Research (OSTAR) with the Department for Industry and Skills.

Andrew has more than 17 years’ experience working in the life sciences (biotech and pharma) industry both in Australia and Europe.

Andrew has a PhD in molecular biology/ biochemistry from Flinders University, and is an Observer on the Board of the SA Venture Capital Fund, an Advisory Board Member of UniSA’s Innovation and Collaboration Centre and the Medical Devices Partnering Program at Flinders University and is a Director of the South Australian Space Industry Centre. Previous roles included Board Director and Vice President of Childhood Cancer Association, Director Business and Corporate Development at Mayne Pharma Group and Senior Manager, Corporate Business Development and Acquisitions at Novozymes A/S, based in Denmark. He has also held senior roles at GroPep Ltd, Bionomics Ltd and CSIRO. Andrew is a Graduate Member of the AICD.

Andrew was appointed to the Board by the SA Government in November 2014.