Professor Brailsford is the Vice Chancellor and President of Bond University, appointed from January 2012.
Located on the Gold Coast, Bond University is Australia's first independent, private nonprofit university. Professor Brailsford's previous appointments include exective, dean and senior management positions at the University of Queensland, Australian National Universityand The University of Melbourne.
He holds a PhD, Master and Honours degrees and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and Fellow of CPA Australia. Professor Brailsford has been involved with sport for several decades in various capacities. He has recently served on the Board of the Queensland Rugby Union (Reds Rugby) and has a carries coaching qualifications in cricket and is a qualified rugby referee. In 2011, he was awarded a Life Member of the Kenmore & Districts Rugby Club.
- BEc(Hons), MEC, PhD (Monash)
- SF Fin, FCPA, FAIM
- Universities Australia appointed Director of Australian University Sport, 2014 - present