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.

Rachael Rodney Harris

Innovation Training & Education Lead

Rachael is an ag researcher and educator whose work delivers industry training and education activities.

Denise Higgins

Senior Manager Strategic planning

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

Meredith Thomas

Executive Officer

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

Phillipa Wilkes

Senior Administration Officer

Pip provides executive support to the director and CEAT team, Hub community and stakeholders

Ning Huang

Administration Officer

Ning has a background in research and provides general administrative support to the CEAT team and Hub members.

Alex Maier

Marketing and Communications Manager

Alex leads Marketing and Communications for CEAT following extensive experience in the APS. She works Mon, Wed-Fri.

Bec Hopkins

Senior MarComms Officer

Bec has worked across many roles at the University and provides MarComms support to CEAT. She works Mon -Thurs.