As the Faculty’s former Deputy Executive Dean, Professor Bodman had a broad-ranging role that included assisting the Executive Dean in the provision of leadership within the Faculty and Schools with regard to planning, performance and University strategic and operational alignment. Part of the Faculty leadership team, he supported the academic and operational objectives of the Faculty, including oversight of governance and major projects and initiatives. Prior to this role, Professor Bodman was the Faculty’s Associate Dean (Academic) from 2011 to 2017, where he led the Faculty's student-focused operations. In 2017, he won the University’s Award for Excellence in Leadership in recognition of his contributions to the Faculty as an energetic, innovative, and reliable leader with a vision for change.

Professor Bodman has a background in economics research and teaching, specialising in macroeconomics, applied econometrics and labour economics. In 2018 he was the Acting Head of the UQ School of Economics. He won multiple awards for teaching within UQ and in 2011 he won a national AAUT Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (COCSL) Award. His international standing is reflected further through his ongoing role as an international discipline expert with the Hong Kong Council for the Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ), leading accreditation panels in Hong Kong in the areas of economics, business, finance, accounting, management and tourism. In recognition of his work with the HKCAAVQ, he was appointed in 2017 as a non‐local auditor with the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Council (QAC).  

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