Deakin MBA Alumni

Our MBA was first offered in 1981. Since then, an Alumni Chapter for Deakin MBA graduates has been in operation. The MBA Alumni Chapter is for former students and staff from all our MBA programs and related graduate certificates and diplomas.

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The Chapter provides you with a lifelong relationship with Deakin Business School (DBS) and is a vital value-added aspect of your MBA. MBA It gives you a powerful network of business and professional contacts.

Benefits include:

  • Access to professional development seminars and guest speaker forums. See Alumni events page
  • A way of keeping in touch with colleagues and friends via the Alumni Community online message board
  • Access to Deakin's libraries, careers counselling, e-newsletters, health and well being services, residential accommodation, bookshop, facilities hire and catering discounts
  • More services detailed in the Alumni member services web page
  • MBA Connect - A professional social networking site that you can use to promote your career. Free for Deakin MBAs!

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Reconnect with old classmates and expand your professional network through the Deakin MBA Alumni.

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Deakin MBA Alumni Office
Deakin Business School
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus (B)
70 Elgar Road
Burwood VIC 3125
Telephone: +61 3 9244 5167
Facsimile: +61 3 9244 5533

MBA Alumni Chapter President

Peter Evans (1998)

General Manager, Education Technology at Editure

Peter has 28 years experience in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector including the last three years in ICT for the Education sector. This experience spans a range of roles and industry segments. His roles have included general management, commercial and project portfolio management, governance management, consulting, strategy definition, product management, systems engineering, international standards and research.

He currently manages the education software business for the Technology Division of Editure, an Australian-owned company headquartered in Melbourne and providing education solutions, software, services and training to the global K-12 education market. He leads a team of 40 employees with an annual revenue target of several million dollars. The business supplies customers in Australia, New Zealand, the USA and the UK. Peter has overall accountability for client satisfaction, employee engagement and financial performance. Peter is a member of management committee for the e-Learning Industry Association of Victoria and is currently Secretary/Treasurer of the Association.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronic, 1st Class Honours) from the University of Adelaide and an MBA (Technology Management) from Deakin University, for which he won the BHP Steel Prize for the Best 1999 MBA Graduate from the Deakin / APESMA program. He also completed a Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management) from Deakin University in 2007. Peter is a member of the Editorial Panel of the Deakin Business Review, chairs the Advisory Board for Deakin's Graduate School of Business and is a member of the Advisory Board for Deakin's School of Information Systems. Peter is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Outside work, Peter enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He is active in his church community and is a founding member of the Knox Council Inter-faith Network, for which he is currently Secretary and web manager. He enjoys good food and wine, is known as a dedicated supporter of the Adelaide Crows and has recently developed an interest in short film-making.

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