Name: Roland De Marco
Position: Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

Professor Roland de Marco took office as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) of Fiji National University in September 2021.

Before joining the Fiji National University, Professor Roland de Marco was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at the University of the Sunshine Coast (Australia). Professor de Marco is an internationally recognised researcher in materials science, with twenty years of senior leadership experience in higher education. In his current and previous roles, he has built research performance at two successive modern universities, and established externally funded projects with industry and the public sector.