Ms Jill Benn
Jill Benn has significant experience in the leadership and delivery of library services in the higher education environment. She is currently the University Librarian at the University of Western Australia (UWA), a research intensive university and a member of the Group of Eight Australian universities. Jill’s role requires the direction of 100 library staff spread over six physical locations, who successfully provide a range of library services to over 1,500 academic staff and 25,000 students. Jill is highly engaged and active within the profession nationally and internationally. She is currently serving as Deputy President for the Council of Australian University Librarians , a Board Member of the International Association of University Libraries, and serves on a number of library advisory boards and committees. She was awarded the silver pin for service to the profession by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) in 2011. Her expertise has been recognised through invitations to present at national and international conferences and she has demonstrated reflective practice through a number of publications.