Iwan is chief of staff to the CEO of Laureate International Universities and the President of Torrens University.
Prior to joining Laureate, Iwan was a strategy consultant working with leaders in the public service and higher education to improve governance structures, funding models and to strengthen the responsiveness of educational services to the needs of students and industry.
Between 2012 and 2015, Iwan studied at the University of Oxford as a General Sir John Monash Scholar, where he completed a Master of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government and an M.Phil. in Economic and Social History.
Iwan’s research at Oxford focused on the economics of education and was particularly concerned with improving access to higher education from socially and economically disadvantaged areas.
Iwan was previously a teacher in rural Victoria, and an inaugural Associate of the Teach for Australia program. He is committed to ensuring that all students have the opportunity to reach their potential and to develop a deeper understanding about the leaders who have shaped our national history, identity and values.
Iwan completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Melbourne, where he received the Wyselaskie Scholarship for his historical research and was President of Newman College.