Mr Adrian Tinetti

Position on Council:  

Secretary to Council

Present occupation:

Director, Corporate Governance at Federation University Australia

Academic qualifications:

Bachelor of Laws (Deakin) and Bachelor of Commerce (Deakin)

Summary of previous experience

Adrian grew up on the family property at Shepherds Flat and attended school in Daylesford. He graduated with degrees in Commerce and Law in 2003 and was admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor in December 2004.

Adrian joined Federation University Australia as a lawyer in 2009, which he combined with a part-time role at Central Highlands Community Legal Centre for over six years. In 2016 he was appointed by the University to the positions of Director, Corporate Governance and Secretary to Council.

Adrian is a White Ribbon Ambassador and former president of the Ballarat and District Law Association. He is a graduate of the Leadership Ballarat & Western Region leadership program and currently sits on the Finance, Audit and Risk Management sub-committee for the Committee for Ballarat.

Particular areas of expertise / interest

  • Legal compliance
  • Corporate governance
  • Dispute resolution
  • Access to justice