Executive Director, Lakeside Campus

Phone: +61 (0)3 8892 2050
Email: s.maastricht@boxhill.edu.au
Office: E4.G87 (Directorate), Elgar Campus

Personal Assistant: Kain Gardner
Phone: +61 (0)3 9286 9117
Email: kain.gardner@boxhill.edu.au



  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science
  • Membership Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists(Masters Equivalent)
  • Diploma of Business
  • Diploma VET – Practicum
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment


Areas of Responsibility

Susan is responsible for driving the growth of the Lakeside campus education precinct by generating new business opportunities ensuring that all business development objectives and activities are integrated and aligned with the strategic priorities of the student value chain, the BHI Group’s Strategic and Business Operations Plans.

She will forge partnerships with community, government, industry and employers in the region to re-invigorate Lilydale Lakeside and develop an exceptional, compelling and sustainable education offering to the region.

Susan will also set the direction for the BHI Group’s Lilydale Campus educational delivery, planning and quality by providing leadership and acumen in the delivery of relevant program profiles and high quality education. This position will drive business initiatives which will increase productivity and ensure BHI Group continues to be successful in a competitive and dynamic market place.


Professional Background

Susan is a post graduate qualified veterinarian who has worked in both the university and research sector as a senior manager responsible for the operation and management of complex scientific facilities. She has extensive experience in human and animal ethics and welfare and is the immediate past President of the Victorian Division of the Australian Veterinary Association.

Susan has qualifications in business and teaching and, for the last 6 years has held the positions of Teaching Centre Manager responsible for all domestic and off shore vocational delivery, key Centre projects, VETiS and higher education in the Centre for Biotechnology and Animal Sciences and, more recently, the Centre for Health and Community Services.

She has a strong belief in empowering individuals and teams to take responsibility and authority in their own domain and to deliver a student or client experience that exceeds all expectations. Her extensive experience in leadership and management has prepared her well for her new role.