Mr Liam Sloan

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive TAFE

Liam Sloan was appointed to the role of Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive TAFE at Federation University Australia, commencing in September 2020. He joined Federation from a previous role as Chief Executive Officer of the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) in New Zealand.

Liam has a strong reputation as an experienced strategic leader with a track record of delivering results and building strong teams. He is a skilled communicator capable of engaging stakeholders in meaningful dialogue and building trust and respect amongst colleagues.

Growing up in southwest Scotland and commencing his working life as a chef, Liam had also achieved international success in badminton before moving into senior leadership and management roles across a number of UK colleges and then moving into senior director and CEO roles in New Zealand NMIT.

Liam’s management focus has consistently been on people leadership and empowerment of his leadership teams. He has a sound record of improving team performance and transforming lives; an approach he brings to his new role at Federation University to ensure that Fed TAFE continues to excel for graduate employability outcomes and student support.


Ground Floor, Building S
SMB Campus


Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive TAFE
Federation University Australia
PO Box 663
Phone: +61 3 5327 6314