Dr Dineli Mather joins Wells Advisory to lead new practice 

Wells Advisory is delighted to announce the appointment of Dineli Mather to lead our new Strategy & Innovation practice.

Dineli joins the firm from Deakin University, where she was Pro Vice-Chancellor (Graduate Employment), responsible for Deakin’s sector-leading employability strategy and operations. She has a significant track record over more than twenty years in senior academic and management roles within the Higher Education Sector.

As Practice Lead, Dineli’s proven expertise in leadership, strategy and innovation will be invaluable in helping our clients address major and emerging challenges in higher education, including strategic repositioning, digital transformation, graduate employability, changing workforce requirements, and program and portfolio realignments.

Wells Advisory Managing Director Michael Wells said: “Dineli is a highly accomplished and passionate leader in higher education. She is a problem-solver, able to find solutions to complex challenges. She adds more depth and expertise to our growing team of senior consultants, all of whom have held high-level roles in the sector.”

Dineli Mather said: “I am excited by the opportunity to join Wells Advisory. My career in universities has taken me into functional areas that have required whole-of-university perspectives. I have learnt a great deal about how universities work and the challenges they face, particularly during the pandemic.”

Dineli joins a senior team of consultants led by Michael Wells and including Dr Paula Kelly, Dr Guy Edwards, Paul Ramadge, Bronte Neyland and Michelle Canny. The firm has teams in Australia and the UK and principal advisers in other key international markets.