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Jackson Docherty

MA (Lship and Mgmt) Websters, BEng (Eng and Mgmt) Glasgow, HND(Eng), Belfast

Director, Business Growth & Werribee Campus

Jackson commenced at Victoria Polytechnic in 2016 and has over 20 years’ experience in an array of leadership positions in complex organisations globally.

As the Director for Business Growth and Werribee Campus, Jackson oversees all commercial and marketing activity, including short courses and international enrolments, on behalf of the Polytechnic.

Jackson has extensive experience in operational and strategic planning gained during his career as an officer in the British Army. Leadership skills developed in this career formed the cornerstone of his own business in Victoria where he facilitated training for corporate clients.

Founder of the inaugural Geelong Innovation Expo in 2012, he delivered the Victorian Government’s first Industry Innovation program that enhanced collaboration between industry and academia.

Jackson’s broad professional history and extensive experience in the fields of leadership, planning and innovation, will be pivotal in contributing to Victoria Polytechnic’s ongoing operations and future plans.

Areas of expertise

  • Business Development
  • Industry engagement
  • Management
  • Strategic planning

Contact details

+61 3 9919 8751