Professor Ken Sloan - Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Senior Vice-President (Enterprise and Governance)

Professor Ken Sloan joined Monash University as the inaugural Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Enterprise) in 2017. In 2020, his title was elevated to Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Senior Vice-President (Enterprise and Governance).

As Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Enterprise), Professor Sloan is responsible for providing University-wide leadership and strategic support for industry partnerships, commercialisation, industry engagement, innovation and student entrepreneurship, employability and work experience to provide a focus for the University’s achievement of the Enterprise goal, outlined in the Strategic Plan, Focus Monash.

Professor Sloan is a Professor (Practice) in the Department of Management in the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Professional background

Prior to joining Monash, Professor Sloan was Chief Operating Officer at the University of Warwick. As COO, he was responsible for leading commercial and administrative support for industry engagement at the university; leadership of Warwick’s commercial and commercialisation operations; professional leadership of many aspects of its internationalisation agenda, and income enhancement and business development activities. He also led on new commercial business creation and chaired the University’s fundraising trusts in Singapore and Africa, and was a member of the trusts in the USA and Hong Kong. Professor Sloan was also instrumental in the development of the Monash Warwick Alliance, serving on its Board.

Prior to his role at the University of Warwick, Professor Sloan was Business Development Director, Universities and Higher Education, with Serco, a FTSE 100 company. His responsibilities at Serco included review of cross-sector medium-term developments within higher education, and identification of business development opportunities across the sector.

Professor Sloan is a qualified member of CPA in Australia.


Ms Andrea Goff
Executive Assistant
Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Enterprise)

Chancellery Building C
34 Exhibition Walk
Monash University
Clayton, Victoria, 3800
Telephone: +61 3 9905 1875