Prominent alumni

Many Monash alumni have achieved excellence in their chosen field. Tracey Fellows (BEc 1987) is the Chief Executive Officer of REA Group. Read her story.

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We profile some of our most prominent graduates – each has made their mark in Australia and around the world in different areas including:

 

 

 

Business

The Honourable Richard Alston
Company director, former diplomat and politician

Mrs Fiona Balfour
Business consultant

The Honourable Peter Costello AC
Chairman, ECG Financial Pty Ltd

Mr Tony D'Aloisio AM
Former Chairman, Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Ms Tracey Fellows
Chief Executive Officer, REA Group

Ms Margaret Jackson AC
Company director

Mr Michael Luscombe
Businessman, former CEO, Woolworths Limited

Mr Ian Macfarlane AC
Economist and company director

Ms Naomi Milgrom AO
CEO and executive chair, Sussan Group

Mr Andrew Mohl
Company director and executive coach

Mr Trevor O'Hoy
Company director

Ms Rameshwari Ramachandra
Author and entrepreneur

Mr Alan Ramadan
Strategic consultant and mentor

Mr Graeme Samuel, AC
Former Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Dr Anusorn Sangnimnuan
President, Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited

Ms Carol Schwartz, AM
Businesswoman

Dato' Dr Jannie Chan Siew Lee
Executive vice-chairman, The Hour Glass

Ms Helen Silver AO
Chief General Manager of Workers Compensation, Allianz Australia Insurance

Dato’ Dr Michael Yeoh
CEO, Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute

Education and research

Dr Anthony Collins
President, Clarkson University, US

Professor Mick Dodson AM
Director, National Centre for Indigenous Studies

Professor Ho-Leung Fung
Professor, University at Buffalo, US

Professor Ben Kiernan
Researcher in genocide studies

Professor Pasuk Phongpaichit
Economist, author, anti-corruption campaigner

Professor Valentino Stella
Professor, The University of Kansas, US

Politics and government

The Honourable Daniel Andrews MP
Leader of the Victorian Labor Party, Premier of Victoria

The Honourable Bill Shorten MP
Leader of the Australian Labor Party, Parliament of Australia.

Ms Anna Burke MP
Federal Member for Chisholm, Parliament of Australia

Mr Teo Ming Kian
Government administrator and company director

The Law

The Honourable Chief Justice Diana Bryant AO
Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia

Mr Julian Burnside AO QC
Barrister and author

Mr Ian Gray
Chief Magistrate, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

Mr Simon Molesworth AO QC
Environmental lawyer

His Honour Chief Judge Michael Rozenes AO QC
Chief Judge of the County Court of Victoria

The Honourable Chief Justice Marilyn Warren AC 
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria

Media and the Arts

Mr Jon Faine
Melbourne radio presenter

Mr Richard Henderson
CEO and creative director, R-Co

Mr Paul Jennings AM
Children's author

Dr Don Watson
Author

Mr David Williamson AO
Playwright

Medicine

Professor the Hon. David de Kretser AO
Medical researcher

Tan Sri Dato' Dr Yahya Awang
Cardiothoracic surgeon

Professor Gabor Kovacs AM
Reproductive expert

Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop
Surgeon and World War II leader, 1907-1993

Professor Patrick McGorry AO
Mental health expert

Tan Sri Dato' Dr Abu Bakar Suleiman
President, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur

Science

Dr Greg Ayers
Former Director, Bureau of Meteorology

Professor Tim Flannery
Writer, scientist and explorer

Social services

Mr Tim Costello AO
CEO, World Vision Australia

His Eminence Cardinal George Pell AC
Catholic Archbishop of Sydney

Dr Beth Wilson
Former Victorian Health Services Commissioner

Sport

Mr John Bertrand AM
World champion yachtsman, Australia II skipper, businessman

Mr Paul McNamee AM
Sports administrator