�As we embark on the next stage of our development, growing our international portfolio will be key to ensuring our future success,� ECU Vice-chancellor Steve Chapman said.
�Simon has extensive knowledge of international portfolios in higher education, and significant experience in the reform and redesign of university processes.�
Professor Ridings comes from the University of Canberra, where he was deputy vice-chancellor global.
He has previously held international roles at Curtin University.
He has an academic and university management career in business and health faculties.