Dr. Rufus Black (Emeritus Director)

Master, Ormond College, University of Melbourne

Rufus Black is the Master of Ormond College at the University of Melbourne. A strategic advisor, ethicist and theologian, he works on public policy, ethical, and education issues.

He is also the Deputy Chancellor of Victoria University and the Founding Chair of the Board of Teach for Australia. He is a Director of the law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth and of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.

His advisory work for government at federal and state levels has involved work on defense, security, healthcare, and education, and he is the author of three major government reviews.

Before becoming Master of Ormond College, Rufus worked at McKinsey & Company for nine years where he was a partner. He holds degrees in law and politics from the University of Melbourne and graduate degrees in moral theology from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.