Our Board and staff

Board Members

Stuart Ellis
Stuart Ellis
Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Board Member
 
Kathy Gramp
Kathy Gramp
Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Board Member
 
Lee Johnson
Lee Johnson
Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Board Member
 
Katherine Jones
Katherine Jones
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Board Member
 
Commissioner Craig Lapsley
Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Board Member
 
Alistar Robertson
Professor Alistar Robertson
Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Board Member
 
Naomi Stephens
Naomi Stephens
Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Board Member & End User Rep
 
Karl Sullivan
Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Board Member
 
Doug Smith
Doug Smith
Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Board Member
 

Our staff

The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is managed through a small team based in East Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra. Download the organisation chart.

Dr Richard Thornton
Chief Executive Officer
 
+61 3 9412 9600
Dr John Bates
Research Director
 
+61 408 019 409
David Bruce
David Bruce
Communications Manager
 
+61 414 223 281
Leanne Beattie
Executive Assistant
 
+61 3 9412 9612
Trevor Essex
Trevor Essex
Business Manager
 
+61 3 9418 5208
Sarah Mizzi
Sarah Mizzi
Partnership Development Manager
 
+61 3 9412 9603
David Boxshall
Research Program Support Officer
 
+61 3 9412 9610
Dr Matt Hayne
Dr Matthew Hayne
Research Utilisation Manager
 
+61 488 200 094
Desiree Beekharry
Dr Desiree Beekharry
Core Research Program Manager
 
+61 3 9412 9613
Loriana Bethune
Loriana Bethune
Utilisation and DELWP Program Manager
 
+61 3 9412 9605
Nathan Maddock
Nathan Maddock
Senior Communications Officer
 
+61 3 9412 9602
Vaia Smirneos
Vaia Smirneos
Communications Officer (Events)
 
+61 3 9412 9604

Office contacts

Level 1, 340 Albert Street  |  East Melbourne VIC 3002  |  tel: +61 3 9412 9600  |  email: office@bnhcrc.com.au

All the resources from our 2016 conference

Research program in detail

Where, why and how are Australians dying in floods?

2015-2016 year in review

Bushfire planning with kids ebook