Provincial – Fr Quyen Vu SJ
Quyen entered the Society of Jesus in 1994, and undertook his novitiate at Pymble in Sydney. During his formation he spent time at Loyola Senior High School in Mount Druitt and St Aloysius’ College Milsons Point, and also did stints at the Jesuit-run school in Timor Leste.
He holds a Master’s in Education and Management from Boston College, and has spent the last decade building and establishing new Jesuit schools, first in Timor Leste and then in Cambodia.
Socius – Fr Rob Davoren SJ
Fr Rob Davoren SJ took over as Socius to the Jesuit Provincial in April 2018. He is the main Consultor and Executive Assistant to the Provincial.
Prior to his current role, Fr Davoren was Headmaster at St Ignatius’ College in Adelaide from 2007, and was the school’s Rector and CEO from 2014 to 2017.
Province Secretary – Fr Chris Horvat SJ
An old scholar of Saint Ignatius’ College, Adelaide, Fr Christopher Horvat SJ joined the Jesuits in February 1970. Over the years he has worked in Jesuit schools in Sydney and Adelaide (where he was involved in many musical performances) and in administration at the General Curia in Rome and the Provincial Office in Melbourne
He is currently living at Newman College, a Catholic residential college within the University of Melbourne, and working at the Provincial Office.
The following delegates provide support to the Provincial in directing various aspects of the Society’s mission in Australia.
Education Ministry – Ms Beth McConnell (Chair of Jesuit Education Australia)
Jesuit and Ignatian Spirituality Australia – Br Ian Cribb SJ
Jesuit Formation – Fr Brendan Kelly SJ
Social Ministry – TBA
Communications Ministry – Fr Richard Leonard SJ
Chairs of Boards and Councils
Jesuit College of Spirituality – Prof Jim Barber
Jesuit Mission – Mr Paul Levins
Jesuit Refugee Service – Sr Annette Cunliffe RSC
Jesuit Social Services – Ms Patricia Faulkner
Redfern Jarjum College – Mr John Allen
Sevenhill Cellars – Mr Jay Hogan
St Aloysius College – Mr Michael Morgan
St Ignatius College Adelaide – Dr Suzanne Le Mire
St Ignatius College Riverview – Mr Greg Mackay
The Cardoner Project – Mr Bruce Begbie
Xavier College – Mr Tony Nunan
Province Office Staff
Director of Culture, Risk & Professional Standards – Mr Simon Davies
Human Resources Manager – Ms Helen Boussounis
Director Finance and Special Projects – Mr John Daly
Finance Manager – Ms Rosalinda Polivka
Manager Risk & Compliance – Ms Anna Paris
Assistant Accountant – Ms Abby Huang
Assistant Accountant Communities – Ingrid Alferez
Executive Assistant Director of Finance and Special Projects – Susie Adams
Research Assistant & Executive Assistant to the Provincial – Ms Nicole Ridler
Province Archivist – Fr Michael Head SJ
Assistant Archivist – Ms Elizabeth Parker