Living History

La Trobe University’s Living History project celebrates the diverse stories of our students, alumni, staff and supporters over the past 50 years. Throughout 2017 we will continue to share these stories – so be sure to keep an eye on this page for more videos.

Videos are listed alphabetically according to last name.

Andrew Abercrombie

Andrew Abercrombie is a leading Australian entrepreneur and renowned advocate of corporate philanthropy. He holds a Bachelor of Economics from La Trobe, and is a member of the Class of 1976.

John Dewar

Professor John Dewar is Vice-Chancellor and President of La Trobe University, a position he has held since 2012.

Ahmed Fahour

Ahmed Fahour AO is currently the Managing Director and CEO at Australia Post. He holds a Bachelor of Economics from La Trobe, and is a member of the Class of 1987.

James Fazzino

James Fazzino is Managing Director and CEO at Incitec Pivot Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Economics from La Trobe, and is a member of the Class of 1986.

Helen Fazzino

Helen Fazzino is Managing Partner, People, Partnerships and Culture at PwC. She holds a Bachelor of Economics from La Trobe, and is a member of the Class of 1987.

Gordon Franklin

Gordon Franklin is La Trobe University’s oldest Indigenous graduate. He holds a Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws from La Trobe, and is a member of the Class of 2016.

Jamila Gordon

Jamila Gordon is a Director and Global Chief Information Officer at GetSwift Limited. She holds a Bachelor of Business (Information Technology) from La Trobe, and is a member of the Class of 1995.

Samantha Grover

Dr Samantha Grover is a soil scientist and a Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Life Sciences at La Trobe University. She holds a PhD in Agricultural Science from La Trobe, and is a member of the Class of 2007.

Bill Kelty

Bill Kelty AC has had a long career in the union movement as a board member of several private and public companies. He holds a Bachelor of Economics from La Trobe, and is a member of the Class of 1967.

Brittany Romas

Brittany Romas is currently studying physiotherapy at La Trobe University’s Bendigo campus. She is also a La Trobe student ambassador.