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 Paul Mullins SJ
Province Treasurer – Fr Rob Davoren SJ
Fr Rob Davoren SJ became Province Treasurer in 2021. Previously he 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 assistants provide support to the Provincial in directing various aspects of the Society’s mission in Australia.
Communications Ministries – Fr Richard Leonard SJ
Education Ministries – Ms Nicki Patten
Higher Education – Fr Daniel Madigan SJ
Jesuit Formation – Fr Daniel Madigan SJ
Jesuit and Ignatian Spirituality Australia – Br Ian Cribb SJ
Pastoral and Diocesan Ministries – Ms Louise Wellington
Jesuit Formation – Fr Brendan Kelly SJ
Social Ministries – David White
Vocations – Fr Robin Koning SJ
Young Adult Ministry – Fr Sacha Bermudez-Goldman SJ
Chairs of Boards and Councils
Jesuit Mission – Mr Nick Dunstan
Jesuit Refugee Service – Sr Annette Cunliffe RSC
Jesuit Social Services – Ms Patricia Faulkner
Redfern Jarjum College – Mr John Allen
Sevenhill Cellars – Mr Ted DePoi
St Aloysius College – Mr Michael Morgan
St Ignatius College Adelaide – Mr Sean Keenihan
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
Director of Finance, Business Operations and Special Projects – Mr John Daly
General Manager, Financial Services – Mr Glenn Osmand
Finance Manager – Ms Rosalinda Polivka
Assistant Accountant – Ms Abby Huang
Assistant Accountant Communities – Ingrid Alferez
Executive Assistant to the Executive Director, Jesuit Education Australia; and
Executive Assistant to the Executive Officer, Jesuit Social Ministries Australia – Ms Janette Elliot
Executive Assistant to the Director of Finance, Business Operations and Special Projects – Susie Adams
Research Assistant & Executive Assistant to the Provincial – Ms Nicole Ridler
Communications Officer – Social and Digital Media – Mr Janark Gray
Province Archivist – Fr Michael Head SJ
Assistant Archivist – Ms Elizabeth Parker