Staff

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

Outreach Officer SA

Julie-Anne is our SA State Outreach Officer who joined us in March 2020 to work with us on the Tall Poppy Campaign and national outreach. She is a qualified primary school teacher with a passion for educating people of all ages about science. Julie-Anne has worked in a variety of... ...Read More


General Manager – Stephen Burke

Stephen is the General Manager for AIPS. Stephen has senior 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 at Macquarie University. He is an active masters rower and cyclist. ...Read More


AQ: Australian Quarterly Editor – Grant Mills

Grant is responsible for editing and collating AIPS’ public affairs and science policy journal, AQ: Australian Quarterly. He was previously an Outreach Officer and State Manager for the Tall Poppy Campaign in South Australia, and assumed the Editor role of AQ in 2011. With a background in journalism... ...Read More


Marketing and Media Assistant – Dai Le

Dai Le is the Marketing and Media Assistant who joined AIPS in January 2020. He has a qualifications in Molecular and Cell Biology and has a deep passion for science communication. Since 2016, he has participated in the organisation of many science events and festivals, notably, Pint of Science AU... ...Read More