Our People

At the ARDC, our people are our greatest asset. Meet the CEO, Executive Management Team and our staff who can help you with your data and digital research needs.
Our People

ARDC staff are technical experts who partner with the research community to deliver national digital research infrastructure.

Meet our Chief Executive Officer, Executive Management Team, and our Engagements and Expertise staff who can answer your questions and connect you with the right expert for your needs.

Chief Executive Officer

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Rosie Hicks

Chief Executive Officer
Strategy, research infrastructure, nanofabrication, industry engagement

Executive Management Team

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Dr Adrian Burton

Director, Data, Policy, and Services
Strategy, informatics, data assets, national policy
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Matt Dailey

Chief Operations Officer
Operations, finance, strategy, governance, organisational performance, change management
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Keith Russell

Interim Director, Outreach
Institutional RDM capability, FAIR
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Dr Andrew Treloar

Director, Platforms and Software
Platforms, software, data management, international partners
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Carmel Walsh

Director, eResearch Infrastructure & Services
Research computing, data retention, service management

Engagements Team

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Dr Richard Ferrers

Research Data Specialist
Institutional Data Maturity, Communities, FAIR data
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Mary Filsell

Data Consultant, SA, WA & NT
FAIR, Research, Outreach and Engagement
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Andrew (Andy) White

Engagements Data Consultant
Engagement, Institutional Data Maturity, Communities, FAIR

Expertise Team

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Muhammad Ali

Research Data Specialist (Data Architecture)
Data architecture, data workflows, energy infrastructures, synthetic datasets, data science (artificial intelligence)
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Dr Gnana K Bharathy

Research Data Specialist (Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning)
AI, ML, modelling, socio-technical systems, risk
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Dr Robin Burgess

Research Data Specialist (Data Governance)
Data governance, management and planning. FAIR
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Dr Nichola Burton

Data Technologist
Sensitive data, institutional RDM, community facilitation
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Dr Aleem Uddin

Research Infrastructure Specialist (Virtualisation)
Containerisation, virtualisation, statistical modelling, technology management
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Dr Rhys Williams

Research Data Specialist (Health and Medical)
Biomedical, clinical research, partnerships, bioinformatics

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