Iain Rothwell

Managing Director, BBus, MAcc, CPA

Iain played a key role in the commercial development of MultiLit as Managing Director of Access MQ, the commercial arm of Macquarie University where he guided the expansion of MultiLit literacy programs with various partners including the Exodus Foundation and Cape York Partnerships. He was instrumental in the formation of MultiLit Pty Ltd as a spin-off company of Macquarie University and was a founding director. Iain continues to provide commercial guidance to ensure MultiLit can continue to be the leader in effective literacy instruction.

Iain has over 15 years of experience in education with a particular focus on the interface of education with the commercial world. He has held a range of executive roles including CFO, Managing Director and Assistant Vice-Chancellor at both UWS and Macquarie University. Iain’s experience extends to a wide range of commercial transactions including, property and infrastructure, licensing, start-up companies, joint ventures and financing.

In 2007 Iain was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Campus Living Villages Fund where he led the expansion into the UK market and growth across Australia, New Zealand and the US. Prior to his positions in education, Iain worked in private consulting, health and in local government.