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Jirana Boontanjai

Jirana Boontanjai

Director - Operations

I am a science communicator, microbiologist, zoologist and event enthusiast! I have been with Pint of Science for the last 4 years and have played roles both within the local and national teams improving and encouraging the team. Here's to an even bigger festival this year!

Tom Carruthers

Tom Carruthers

Director - Strategy

I am a scientist, communicator and creative who spends most of my time finding ways to do all three at once! I hope to bring my event management and science communication experience to Pint of Science in Australia, to build a stronger, sustainable and impacting festival.

Emma Berthold

Emma Berthold

Head of Executive Support

I'm a science communicator and writer with a background in biology, communications and education.

Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman

Executive Support Officer

I am a newly graduated zoology and chemistry enthusiast who is looking to further my research experience and to delve into the world of veterinary medicine. I hope to bring a fresh pair of eyes to the Pint of Science team!

Anna Langlois

Anna Langlois

Executive Support Officer

I'm a science enthusiast and love working with my team of academics and professionals at James Cook University. As Team Coordinator for the Tropical Australian Stinger Research Unit and the JCU eduQuarium, I am proud to help making science happen and communicate science through our aquarium facility

Jessica Whyte

Jessica Whyte

Executive Support Officer

I am a PhD student at QUT studying a chronic inflammatory arthritis called Ankylosing spondylitis. I am also a qualified lawyer (which is a bit different!). I always enjoy attending Pint of Science, so it is exciting to be part of it this year.

Morgaine Sandona

Morgaine Sandona

Executive Support Officer

Morgaine is a Change Manager whose passion is to help organisations successfully transition people, process and system changes into their businesses. Her line of work is all about strategy, stakeholder engagement and ensuring business solutions are fit for purpose.

Jessica Masters

Jessica Masters

Head of Media and Marketing

I'm an event manager, graphic designer and green thumb with a thirst for lifelong learning. I have an appreciation for the design process and how it applies to science research. I'm here to help bring PoS 2019 to the people - this event is something for everyone 18+ no matter what your background!

Tanaya Joshi

Tanaya Joshi

Conventional Media

I'm a Genetics major, currently studying Honours at Monash. I'm also a dance performer, passionate about education, change, and multicultural empowerment. I hope to bring my passion for change and inclusion to Pint of Science in my role with the media team.

Soraya Soumitri

Soraya Soumitri

Conventional Media

I am a neuroscience major who loves learning about science. I am volunteering for Pint of Science because I enjoy science communication and I think drinking at a pub is a great way to learn.

Christina Gangemi

Christina Gangemi

Social Media Manager

I am a PhD candidate at the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute in optogenetics and synthetic biology. In 2018, I ran the PoS social media campaign for Melbourne, am currently a Communications Officer with the Convergence Science Network, and a Social Media Ambassador for my institute.

Bethany Davey

Bethany Davey

Social Media Assistant

I studied medicinal chemistry and biomedicine at university and am now completing my PhD in malaria biology. I love using social media, #scicomm and outreach to get the public involved with science! In my spare time I’m a fitness fanatic who loves cooking (and eating!) vegan food.

Madeleine Rapisardi

Madeleine Rapisardi

Social Media Assistant

I'm an undergraduate student about to graduate from a dual economics/science degree where I'm majoring in microbiology. This is my first year volunteering with PoS and am very much looking forward to using ethanol outside of the lab!

Michelle Clark

Michelle Clark

Head of Merchandise and Collateral

I am a PhD Candidate at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (University of Melbourne). I research ways to improve your immune system so that you can fight chronic diseases, Hepatitis and Leishmaniasis. I am volunteering for Pint of Science as it is important we bring science to the people.

Emma Chew

Emma Chew

Graphic Designer

I'm a graphic designer working in print and motion design, with huge interest in science and a never-ending desire to learn!

Camille Thomson

Camille Thomson

Treasurer
Danielle Asson

Danielle Asson

Diversity and Inclusion Officer

I'm am a PhD student at JCU in Townsville, researching conservation planning on the Great Barrier Reef. I work closely with the Deaf community as well, and I want to improve access to science information and make science events accessible to everyone. I love science communication (and cats)!

Jin-oh Choi

Jin-oh Choi

ICT Manager

President of the Launceston Skeptics, Vice-chair of the March for Science Australia also Lead Event Organiser for the March for Science Hobart & Launceston., and a science advocate who seeks to promote critical thinking and an understanding of the scientific method.

Kerry Chin

Kerry Chin

ICT Assistant

I’m a tourist attraction. On top of working full-time as an electrical engineer and running various Meetup groups, I am glad to have the opportunity to volunteer for Pint of Science because in principle I believe in the importance of promoting science.

Mark Gardner

Mark Gardner

ICT Assistant

I'm currently finishing my PhD and am also doing research in Cystic Fibrosis. When I'm not researching I like to play or watch all kinds of sports, play video games, watch tv and go hiking.

Kevin Tuyau

Kevin Tuyau

Web Development

I have degrees in Business, IT and Media. I have worked on TV and I'm on a committee of a non-profit. I have my own web development business.

Jia-Xin Tay

Jia-Xin Tay

Spreadsheets and Google Forms

I am a PhD candidate who like science, spreadsheets, and having a pint or two.

Arli Fender-Barnett

Arli Fender-Barnett

Graphics Assistant

I'm a communicator and designer who loves science and loves the pub!