Contacts

  • Max Price

    Chairperson

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  • Professor John Hearn

    Executive Director

    Professor John Hearn is Executive Director and Chief Executive of the Worldwide Universities Network. He is Professor of Reproductive Physiology (School of Medical Sciences) at the University of Sydney. He was awarded his PhD from the Australian National University (ANU) and served for 6-7 years each in leading research, teaching and administrative positions at the Universities of Edinburgh, London UCL, Wisconsin, ANU and Sydney.

    Most recently he was Vice President (Research) at ANU 2000-4, and Vice President (Academic and International) at Sydney 2004-13. He teaches first year and advanced students in science and biomedicine. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has published 207 research papers and edited six books in reproduction and fertility, stem cell biology and biotechnology.

    A committed international citizen, he has worked globally in research capacity development, especially in China, India, Thailand, Kenya and Brazil. He is a senior adviser to the Australian Government, World Health Organisation and the OECD. He is Chairman of the Australia-Africa Universities Network and was (to 2013) a Board member of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation and Chairman of the Board of the Sydney Confucius Institute.

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  • Nicholas Haskins

    General Manager

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