Our People

The Mitchell Institute brings together leading health and education policy experts. 

Education

Dr Jen Jackson

Dr Jen Jackson

Education Policy Lead

Dr Jackson's key interests are education system im...

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Dr Zoran Endekov

Dr Zoran Endekov

Education Policy Fellow

Dr Endekov has significant experience in governmen...

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Peter Hurley

Peter Hurley

Education Policy Fellow

Mr Hurley has expertise in post-secondary educatio...

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Kate Noble

Kate Noble

Education Policy Fellow

Ms Noble's focus is in tackling complex policy cha...

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Professor Peter Noonan

Professor Peter Noonan

Professor of Tertiary Education Policy

Professor Noonan has played a major role in shapin...

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Sarah Pilcher

Sarah Pilcher

Education Policy Fellow

Ms Pilcher has considerable public policy experien...

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Dr Nina VAN DYKE

Dr Nina Van Dyke

Education Policy Fellow

Dr Van Dyke has conducted applied research in educ...

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Health

Associate Professor Melinda Craike

Associate Professor Melinda Craike

Acting Health Policy Lead

Melinda is Associate Professor of Physical Activit...

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Professor Rosemary Calder

Professor Rosemary Calder

Professor of Health Policy

Professor Calder AM has held positions as a senior...

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Lyndal Bond

Lyndal Bond

Professor of Population Health & Education

Professor Bond leads the evaluation of the Growing...

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Maria Duggan

Health Policy Fellow and Adjunct Associate Professor

Adjunct Assoc Prof Duggan has a long track record ...

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Jaimie-Lee Maple

Jaimie-Lee Maple

Health Research Assistant and Policy Analyst

Ms Maple is a PhD candidate at Deakin University, ...

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Tyler Nichols

Tyler Nichols

Health Policy Research Analyst

Mr Nichols has a Masters of Science in Dietetics. ...

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Wai-Kwan Chislett

Wai-Kwan Chislett

Health Policy Research Analyst

Ms Chislett's work focuses on clinical health mana...

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Hazel Fetherston

Hazel Fetherston

Health Policy Fellow

Ms Fetherston has been recognised as an emerging p...

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Administration

Felipe Sampaio

Felipe Sampaio

Publications Assistant

As the in-house graphic designer and publications ...

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Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams

Administration Officer

Ms Williams provides administrative support for th...

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Wendy McMillan

Wendy McMillan

Project Officer

Ms McMillan provides event and project support. Sh...

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