Lucy Mills has a PhD in History from the University of Melbourne, and has tutored and lectured in medieval history at the Universities of Melbourne and Otago, prior to pursuing a career in Tertiary Education Management. Her extensive experience includes centralised and faculty-based administration, recruitment, student and stakeholder engagement, and course development.

She was formerly General Manager of the Tasmanian School of Business & Economics, and contributed to the development of the University of Tasmania’s curriculum renewal and social mission strategies.