Professor Greg Craven is a lawyer, and academic, and has been Vice-Chancellor and President of Australian Catholic University (ACU) since 2008.
Professor Craven has served on a wide range of public bodies. He chaired the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group and was Deputy Chair of the COAG Reform Council.
He currently is a member of the Commonwealth Higher Education Standards Panel (HESP), the Lead Vice-Chancellor for Universities Australia on Quality and Regulation, a member of the Teacher Education Expert Standing Committee (TEESC) for the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) and the NSW Vice-Chancellors Committee (NSWVCC) representative on the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Board's Initial Teacher Education Committee (ITEC).
Within the Australian Catholic community, Professor Craven is a member of the National Catholic Education Commission (NCEC) and the Truth Justice and Healing Council. He is also a member of the National School Resourcing Board as the NCEC's representative and a member of the Club of Ambassadors for the Pontifical Foundation Gravissimum Educationis.
Professor Craven is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and was appointed by Pope Francis as a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Gregory the Great in 2015 and as a Consultor to the Holy See's Congregation for Catholic Education in 2016. In the 2017 Australia Day Honours List Professor Craven was named an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia.