HMRI Executive

Michael Nilsson HMRI
Director, HMRI and Burges Professor of Medical Science
Shanthi Herd HMRI
Associate Director Strategy & Partnerships, HMRI Executive
Richard Howard HMRI
General Manager, Corporate Services, HMRI Executive
Rebecca Palser
General Manager – Development & Marketing, HMRI Executive
Andrew Searles
Associate Director: Health Research Economics
Janine Matthews
Executive Assistant to Shanthi Herd, Richard Howard and Rebecca Palser
Lucy Bailey
Executive Officer to the Director

Development and Fundraising

Giavanna Angeli - HMRI
Science Communications & Grants
Julia Berry
Direct Marketing and Bequests
Trisha D’Accione
Donor Relations Officer & Research Register Coordinator
Libby Rodgers-McPhee
Major Donor Relations
Jodi Thompson
Donor Administration
Peree Watson - HMRI
Events & Community Partnerships
Rebekah Wilson
Donor Relations


Linda Drummond
Communications Officer
Communications/Marketing (Internal Communications and Community Engagement)
Mark Rothfield - HMRI
Media Relations
Cathy Wiseman - HMRI
Digital Marketing

Clinical Research Design and Statistics Unit

Michelle Gillam - HMRI
Business Administration Manager
John Attia
Director - Clinical Research and Statistical Support Unit
Jean Ball
Simon Chiu
Matthew Clapham
Tiffany Evans
Alix Hall
Carl Holder
Mark Jones
Lucy Leigh
Chris Oldmeadow
Senior Statistician
Kerrin Palazzi
Carlos Riveros - HMRI
Health Informatician and Bioinformatician
Belinda Suthers
Health Service Research Fellow

Health Research Economics (HRE)

Michelle Gillam - HMRI
Business Administration Manager
Simon Deeming
Health Research Economist
Kim Edmunds
Health Research Economist
Rod Ling
Health Research Economist
Shanthi Ramanathan
Post Doctorate Fellow - Health Research Economics
Andrew Searles
Associate Director: Health Research Economics
Penny Reeves
Health Research Economist

Information Technology Services (ITS)

Steve Cowling
Senior Programmer
Greg Garland - HMRI
IT Services Manager
Shane Johnson
Senior Systems Administrator
Luke Klein
Web Developer
James Lambert
Full Stack Developer
Jason Roberts
Senior Experience Designer
Robert Stewart
IT Desktop Support
Mark Walters
Application Developer

Facility Management

Jamie Ambler
Security, Cleaning and Grounds Manager
Ruth Buxton
Technical Officer
Margaret Dunkley
Laboratory Safety Officer
Graham Gunner
Special Projects
Niki Jones
Building Services Manager
Ashley McLaren
Facilities Management Support Officer
Alex Richards
Project Officer
Fiona Richards
Services Manager
Gail Travis
Rory Withers
Maintenance Officer


Angela Barwick
Seaspray Cafe
Danniell Berrigan
Seaspray Cafe
Tori English
Seaspray Cafe
Amanda Evans
Seaspray Cafe
Kristin Jones
Seaspray Cafe
Lynell Jordan
Seaspray Cafe
Seaspray Cafe

Strategic Projects

Gayle Garbutt - HMRI
Research Services Officer
Sally Gordon
Research Services & Projects Officer
Emma Konik
Strategic Projects Officer


Michele Biles
Finance and Admin Assistant
Tim Smith
Finance & HR Manager