He’s played a leading role in global business for more than 40 years, now Newcastle Port Corporation chairman Paul Jeans is relishing his new role as the University of Newcastle’s Chancellor.

Mr Jeans says he’s particularly thrilled by the University’s plans to help revitalise Newcastle’s CBD and is very impressed by its recent world ranking achievements measuring indicators such as research excellence.

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The University of Newcastle’s seventh Chancellor Mr Paul Jeans.