Associate Professor Dr Lidia Xynas holds a LLB (Hons), LLM, BEc, GDLP, GCHE, and a PhD (Law). She is an Australian Lawyer, and an accountant. Since 2015, Lidia has been the Deputy Dean and Director of Learning and Teaching for the Victoria Law School, College of Law and Justice (CLJ), at Victoria University. Lidia is an accomplished researcher, having published in quality A* and A peer reviewed ranked academic journals during her academic career. Lidia is also a governance specialist, formally recognised as a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia. Lidia has extensive expertise in Teaching and Learning where she has introduced innovative curriculum and new courses at VU that prepare Law and Justice graduates for the future workforce.