Ken Richardson

Vice President, Operations at Bond University

Ken Richardson is the Vice President of Operations at Bond University. Ken has extensive experience in university administration, strategic planning, and performance analysis. Prior to their current role, Ken was the Director of Planning at the University of Queensland, where they oversaw the University's strategic planning and performance framework. Ken also served as the Executive Officer in the Office of the DVC (Research) at the University of Queensland. Ken has a strong track record of achievements in university administration, including the review of the University's direction statement and strategic plan, the introduction of a new planning cycle, and the development of a new performance framework incorporating agreed KPIs, performance monitoring tools and associated review mechanisms. Ken is a highly effective administrator with a proven ability to improve organizational performance and achieve results.

Ken Richardson completed a Company Directors Course through the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ken also has a Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership from The University of Queensland with a GPA of 7.0. Ken's Master of Applied Science is in Library and Information Management from Charles Sturt University. Ken Richardson also has a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies from Queensland University of Technology with a GPA of 6.2. Ken's Bachelor of Business is from the University of Southern Queensland and is in Human Resource Management and Marketing.

A direct report to Ken Richardson is and Amber Woods - Senior Executive Assistant. They work with Kelly McDonald - Senior Executive Assistant, Catherine Webber - Strategic Communications Advisor, and Catherine Marks - Vice President, Engagement. Ken Richardson reports to Tim Brailsford, Vice Chancellor and President.



  • Vice President, Operations

    January, 2021 - present

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