The College is constituted under an Act of the NSW Parliament, Women’s College Act 1902. Its governing body, the Women’s College Council, is responsible for overall management of the College. It consists of ten elected councillors, a treasurer, and four ex-officio councillors.
The Council has three committees: Building & Development, Finance and Governance.
View the College By-Laws.
Chair of Council
Ms Julie McKay
BBus MPublicPolicy EMBA
Gender Advisor to the Chief of the Australian Defence Force.
Deputy Chair of Council
Ms Samantha Gavel
National Health Practitioner Ombudsman.
Treasurer of Council
Mr Leo E Tutt OAM
FCA FCPA FAIM FAICD
Honorary Fellow of the University of Sydney.
Dr Jenny Allum
BSc DipEd MA DLitt
Head of School, SCEGGS Darlinghurst.
Dr Sally Auld
BEc (Hons) MEc PhD
Managing Director and Head, Australian/New Zealand Fixed Income and FX Strategy, J.P. Morgan. Member of College 1990-93.
Ms Justine Beaumont
Barrister, Nigel Bowen Chambers. Member of College 1986-88.
Dr Jennifer Davidson
Emergency Physician, Director of Emergency Medicine Training, Liverpool Hospital; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, University of NSW. Member of College 1990-92.
Mr Hugh Donaldson
Director, Donaldson Burston Pty Ltd
Ms Honor McFadyen
Managing Director, Institutional Client Group, Deutsche Bank Australia. Member of College 1983.
Ms Judy Mills
BA LLB GradDip LegalPractice GAIDC
Member of College 1984.
Mr David Wakeley
BEc FCA FAICD
Mr Peter Wilson
BCom (Hons) LLB
Managing Director, Greenhill Australia.
Advisor to College Council.
Dr Amanda Bell AM
BA DipEd PhD FACE FAIM FAICD
Principal of The Women’s College.
Prof Marian Baird AO
BEc (Hons) DipEd PhD
University of Sydney Pro-Chancellor.