Our staff

Executive team

Chief Executive Officer – Ms Sarah Corcoran
Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary – Mr Michael Milne
General Manager, Partnerships – Mr Rod Turner
General Manager, Emergency Response – Dr Susanna Driessen

Program team

National Manager, Marketing and Communications – Mrs Amanda Yong
National Manager, Performance and Innovation – Dr Mila Bristow
National Manager, Preparedness and RD&E – Mr Stuart Kearns
National Manager, Risk and Resilience – Ms Jessica Arnold
National Manager, Surveillance and Diagnostics – Dr Sharyn Taylor

Manager, AUSPestCheck – Mr Nicholas Woods (based in Sunshine Coast, Qld)
Manager, Bee Biosecurity and Surveillance – Dr Jenny Shanks
Manager, Biosecurity and Emergency Management Training – Mr Matt Chifley
Manager, Data Management and Surveillance Communities – Mr David Gale
Manager, Emergency Plant Pest Response Deed – Dr Felicity Andriunas
Manager, National Fruit Fly Council – Ms Christina Cook (based in Adelaide, SA)
Manager, Strategy – Mr Jonathan Terlich
Biosecurity Planning Manager – Mr Trevor Dunmall

Diagnostics and Surveillance Network Coordinator – Dr Victoria (Tory) Ludowici
Diagnostics and Surveillance Network Coordinator – Dr Natalie O’Donnell (on leave until January 2022)
National Forest Biosecurity Coordinator – Mr Francisco (Paco) Tovar (based in Bunbury, WA)
Surveillance Project Coordinator – Mr Rohan Burgess

Learning and Development Officer – Ms Naomi Wynn

Project Officer – Mr Andrew Vossen
Project Officer – Ms Jess Lehmann
Project Officer – Dr Joanne Lee
Project Officer – Dr Kathleen (Kath) DeBoer
Project Officer – Ms Kathryn Pagler
Project Officer – Ms Rachel Louise

Corporate team

Administrative Coordinator – Ms Angela Ditton
Assistant Accountant – Ms Minyu (Rennie) Ding
Senior Communication Officer – Mrs Karin Steenkamp
Communication Officer – Mr Angus Abbott
Finance Officer – Ms Evelina Zakaryan
HR Consultant – Mr Michael Miitze
HR Consultant – Mrs Melissa Hendrie (on leave until February 2022)
ICT Manager – Mr Tony Macintyre


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