Emeritus Prof. Di Yerbury

Emeritus Professor Di Yerbury AO has achieved a great deal in the Australian community. As a snapshot, when Di Yerbury was appointed Vice-Chancellor of Macquarie University in 1987, she became the first female VC in Australia and when she stepped down in 2006, had been the longest serving VC.

During her tenure, she achieved many exceptional outcomes through her entrepreneurship and was awarded the Telstra NSW Businesswoman of the Year Award in 2001.

Professor Yerbury has served on numerous educational peak bodies, has held many directorships and chaired or served on over 20 major government reviews in Australia, Hong Kong and Zambia. ROMAC is proud to have Professor Di Yerbury as one of its Ambassadors.