International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building

Professor Dr. Duncan Bentley

Professor Duncan Bentley is Vice-Chancellor and President of Federation University Australia, Victoria’s leading regional university. He has taken a transformative approach to building a university focused on Federation’s regional communities.

His extensive experience across the Australian higher education sector, including private and dual sector universities, has given Federation its impetus to be a distinctive university for its regions. Building on cutting edge research, innovation and commercialisation, Professor Bentley works with stakeholders and government to drive regional economic growth, liveability and the lifelong learning that ensures regional areas have the skills needed for a digital society.

Professor Bentley is one of the world’s leading researchers in taxpayer rights, sits on boards and has represented Government and organisations internationally. He has worked and consulted across the world.