Peter Høj, Vice-Chancellor and President of The University of Queensland
The University of Queensland has appointed Professor Peter Høj as its new Vice-Chancellor and President.
Professor Høj is the Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of South Australia and his previous roles include Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Research Council and Managing Director of the Australian Wine Research Institute.
Professor Høj has a Master of Science, PhD and Honorary Doctorate from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
He has served on the Prime Minister’s Science and Engineering Innovation Council, and his many awards include the Boehringer-Mannheim Medal from the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
In addition to his Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, he was recently appointed as a Foreign Member (Natural Sciences Class) of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.