Education leader, Canberra
Professor Stephanie Fahey is a Partner at Ernst & Young based in Canberra, leading a team of professionals throughout Australia and New Zealand who work in all areas of education.
Professor Stephanie Fahey, previously Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) at Monash University was responsible for setting the universities strategic direction for global engagement in research and education.
Professor Fahey's career has included positions at several Australian universities, most recently as Director of the Research Institute for Asia Pacific and Acting Assistant Pro Vice-Chancellor (International - Asia Pacific) at the University of Sydney.
Professor Fahey holds a Bachelor of Arts with honours from the University of Sydney and a PhD from the Australian National University. Active in community engagement, Professor Fahey has been appointed to many influential government boards, non-governmental organisation boards and business councils including the Foreign Affairs Council, the national board of the Australia China Business Council, the Australia Korea Foundation, and a subcommittee of the Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Committee which looks at Australia’s engagement with China and India.
Her research interests have covered socioeconomic development in the Pacific, primarily Papua New Guinea, transition of Vietnamese society and economy and more recently the use of the internet in the expression and development of international relations among youth in North East Asia.