Mandy Nguyen

Chief Operating Officer

Mandy began her role as CEAT's Chief Operations Officer in 2020, after years at ANU in various finance roles.

Prof. Owen Atkin


In addition to CEAT Director, Owen heads the Atkin Group which studies plant respiration and environmental factors.

Martin Amidy

Industry Engagement Senior Manager

As Industry Engagement Senior Manager, Martin works to build relationships between CEAT and industry stakeholders.

Sarah Adams

Business Development Officer

Sarah Adams works to support CEAT's growth across business development and industry engagement.

Sarah Biggerstaff

Communications and Marketing Officer

Sarah provides communications support including website maintenance, newsletters, events support and social media.

Denise Higgins

Senior Manager Strategic planning

Denise provides evidential advice to CEAT’s Executive and Governance Committee to inform business decision-making.

Shikha Sud

Marketing and Communications Manager

Shikha has 12 years experience in communications and marketing, having worked in marketing in both Australia and India.

Meredith Thomas

Business Administration Manager

Meredith has experience in business, education and research management, contract management and partnership building.