Ms Angela Barney – Leitch is the QUT Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy). A position she commenced in February 2019. Ms Barney-Leitch is a Woppaburra Guami Enkil whose country is the Keppel Islands off the coast of central Queensland, Australia.
As Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy) she is responsible for providing leadership in developing the strategic direction of the university regarding Indigenous matters, including institutional policy, strategy and advice in relation to all aspects of Indigenous higher education at QUT. The position plays a critical role in engaging within the university, external stakeholders and Indigenous communities, to establish effective and productive relationships. Ms Barney-Leitch ensures alignment of all related Indigenous initiatives and activities with the university’s overall strategic direction.