Finance Risk and Audit Committee

The Finance, Risk, and Audit Committee is responsible for overseeing CAUL’s financial activity and reporting. The Committee is not a policy-making body, nor does it have authority to make decisions on behalf of the CAUL Board, to approve financial expenditure, or commit CAUL to activities or undertakings not otherwise approved by the Board. The Committee assists the Board in developing Board policy and monitoring organisational activity within the scope of its remit, and making recommendations to the Board for resolution. The role of the Committee includes assisting the Board with CAUL’s governance and exercising of due care, diligence, and skill, in relation to: financial management, audit and risk management.

For finance, budget and audit reports as well as risk management documents, see Corporate Documents (CAUL Board members and Finance Committee members only).

Finance, Risk & Audit Committee Members





Carmel O’Sullivan

CAUL Board Deputy Chair

Director, Library Services, University of Southern Queensland


1 Oct 2020 to 30 Sep 2022

Bob Gerrity

CAUL Board Director

University Librarian, Monash University


1 Oct 2019 to 30 Sep 2021

1 Oct 2021 to 30 Sep 2023

Mary Fitches

CAUL Member Institution Practitioner

Finance Business Partner, University of Melbourne


1 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2023

Jane Angel

CAUL Executive Director

Member ex officio


Alisha Ashley

CAUL Finance & Procurement Officer




PDF icon CAUL Terms of Reference - Finance, Risk & Audit Committee (pdf, 53.23 KB, last modified 30/09/2020)


Finance & Procurement Officer at CAUL
University Librarian at Monash University
Executive Director at CAUL
Director Library Services at University of Southern Queensland
Finance Business Partner at University of Melbourne
Author Diane Costello
Last modified 2 December 2022