Nossal Institute Limited

The Nossal Institute Limited, established in 1998, is a wholly owned subsidiary not-for-profit company of the University of Melbourne.

Nossal Institute Limited is registered as an Australian Public Company with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ABN 18 084 268 655), and with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

Led by Professor Barbara McPake (Director of the Nossal Institute for Global Health, and Managing Director of the Nossal Institute Limited), the company provides project management, financial, and business development support services, enters into contracts to provide services in global health, and manages the employment of non-academic staff for the Nossal Institute for Global Health.

Nossal Institute Limited

18 084 268 655
Nossal Institute for Global Health, The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 333 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Managing Director

Managing Director
Prof. Barbara McPake
+61 3 8344 8769

Board of Directors

The company is accountable to a Board of Directors for the activities and operations. The current Chair of the Board of Directors is Professor James McCluskey, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), the University of Melbourne. Other Board Directors are Mr Allan Tait, Chief Financial Officer of the University of Melbourne, and Professor Barbara McPake, (Managing Director, and Director of the Nossal Institute for Global Health).

Business Development and Management

The Business Development and Management unit provides operational support for the Company. Key services provided by the unit include:

  • Business Development: Responsible for positioning the Nossal Institute within the international development and research sectors by identifying and securing business opportunities. This includes the development of strategic partnerships throughout the development sector and within the University
  • Program Management: Program Management is responsible for the Institute’s major development assistance and research activities, through all phases of the project lifecycle by working closely with our health technical staff, partners and donors. The team’s approach aims to build management and organisational capacity among our program partners, as well as developing capacity in program planning and management of students and in-country counterparts
  • Finance: Responsible for the financial systems, the Finance team supports unit heads, senior managers and program managers with financial reporting requirements, annual budgeting, ongoing forecast, appraisal of project budgets as part of bids for new programs, and statutory reporting.