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Professor Daryl Le Grew

Professor Daryl Le Grew is a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at The University of Melbourne. An internationally recognised researcher and practitioner, Professor Le Grew works extensively within the fields of University Futures, Campus Futures, Urban Architecture and Creative Thinking.

Professor Le Grew has previously served as Interim Dean of the Architecture Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne, Dean of Architecture at Deakin University, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Tasmania.

Born in Victoria, Daryl Le Grew graduated with a Master of Architecture from the University of Melbourne in 1971. He subsequently taught and researched at Melbourne before taking up an appointment as Professor of Architecture at Deakin University, where also served as Head of School and Dean.

Professor Le Grew relocated to New Zealand to assume the role of Vice-Chancellor at the University of Canterbury, a role he held from 1998 to 2002. Moving back to Australia in 2003, he became the first architect to be appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Tasmania, where he served until 2010.

After 14 years as a Vice Chancellor, intertwined with architectural research and practice, Professor Le Grew moved into consulting, advising clients in higher education, government and the business community to provide creative solutions in the areas of University Futures, Campus Futures, Urban Architecture and Creative Thinking.

Professor Le Grew assumed the role of Interim Dean of the Architecture Building and Planning at The University of Melbourne on 1 July 2015.