Professor Elizabeth Roberts is the Dean and Foundation Head within the School of Business and Tourism at Southern Cross University. In this role, she oversees the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate business, tourism, and information technology programs across eight campuses in Australia. She is a Director on the Connecting Southern Gold Coast Board and the Destination New South Wales North Coast Board.
Prior to her appointment at Southern Cross University, she held appointments at Bond University, Auckland University of Technology, and Cornell University. She holds a PhD in Classical Rhetoric and Composition from Purdue University in the USA. She is married and has four grandchildren in New Zealand.