Nat McGregor was appointed as the University of Newcastle’s Chief Operating Officer in May 2013, and is responsible for the Resources Division and leading the development and implementation of the Campus, Capital and IT Plan and Finance Plan as part of the University’s NeW Futures Strategic Plan. Nat has been in the tertiary education sector for 17 years, and has served as the Commercial Manager/Finance Manager, Director of Risk and Commercial Services and Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Services) for the University prior to his appointment as the Chief Operating Officer. Nat has also served as Chief Executive Officer for UoN Services, a controlled entity of the University and has extensive private sector experience in senior financial and commercial management positions.
Nat is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian & New Zealand Institute of Insurance & Finance. He is a qualified CPA and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Masters of Business Administration. He currently serves as a Director for Hunter Medical Research Institute, NuSport and has previously served on the Boards and Board Sub-Committees for Newcastle City Council and the Australian University Procurement Consortium.