Pascale QuesterDeputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President University of Adelaide

Professor Quester joined the University of Adelaide as a lecturer in Marketing in 1991. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Business Administration from her native France, a Master of Arts (Marketing) from Ohio State University and a PhD in Marketing from Massey University (New Zealand). Pascale established the marketing discipline as one specialisation of the commerce degree and proceeded to develop a whole series of courses in this area, from undergraduate to postgraduate coursework. She also developed a vibrant Honours program in marketing and is an active supervisor at PhD level.

In 2007, she received the highest academic recognition by the French National Academic Committee to become Professor des Universities et Habilitée à Diriger la Recherche. In 2009, she was awarded the prestigious title of Distinguished Fellow of the Australia and New Zealand Marketing Academy. In 2012, Professor Pascale Quester was awarded the Ordre national du Mérite (National Order of Merit)one of France's highest honours, in recognition of her contribution to higher education in both France and Australia. She won Telstra Woman Business of the year for South Australia in 2015 in the government and academia category. Pascale was appointed in 2016  to the Defence SA advisory board, a government body providing advice to the SA government in relation to establishing a defence business ecosystem. She is also a governor of the American Australian Chamber of Commerce, and a regular guest speaker at CEDA events.

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