Staff

The Institute has a small team of dedicated professional staff assisted by volunteers who run our programs around Australia.

Outreach Officer SA – Dr Louisa Esdaile

Louisa is the South Australian outreach officer for the Tall Poppy campaign. Louisa is a scientist with a wide interest in science, policy, and the environment. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science (QUT), and a PhD in organic chemistry (QUT). Her research has spanned from making  molecular wires to... ...Read More


General Manager – Stephen Burke

Stephen is the General Manager for AIPS. Stephen has management experience in healthcare, professional services and associations management. He has qualifications in nursing, health and business administration. He is also a sessional lecturer in management and marketing at Macquarie University. He is an active masters rower and cyclist. ...Read More


AQ:Australian Quarterly Editor – Grant Mills

Grant is reponsible for editing and collating our policy magazine AQ:Australian Quarterly. Grant's background is in freelance journalism. ...Read More