Frances Coppolillo is the Chief Executive of Melbourne Polytechnic. She is an experienced senior leader in Victoria’s Education sector, who has led the design and development of programs and services in Vocational Education and Training and in Higher Education for both local and international student cohorts.
With an extensive history with Melbourne Polytechnic, Ms Coppolillo has held previous roles with the institute including Deputy CEO, Deputy Director Programs-Teaching and Learning and Associate Director of Faculty of Further Education.
Ms Coppolillo was also a founding director on the Board of the TAFE Development Centre (now the VET Development Centre) and has been a member of a number of regional development committees including Northern RDA and Local Learning and Employment Networks.
Ms Coppolillo is the current Deputy Chair of NorthLink, a strong regional partnership of industry, education, health and government, established in 1995, that plays an integral role across northern metropolitan Melbourne.