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Amy Brushwood

Administrative Officer, UNSW (on parental leave March 2017 – March 2018) 

Amy joined CEPAR in July 2011. She has a Bachelor's degree in Music as well as a Diploma in Events Management and Frontline Management as well as extensive research support experience working as an E/A, Administrative Officer and Research Project Coordinator at another university.

Colleen Faes-Scott

Management Accountant

Colleen Faes-Scott joined CEPAR in 2016. She is a qualified CPA and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) as well as a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She has over 9 years of university experience, previously working across administration and finance at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.

Colleen supports the CEPAR administrative team and research staff, providing financial advice and managing Centre budgets. She also works closely with the Grants Management Office and the Faculty of Business. 

T: +61 2 9385 6367

E: colleen.faes@unsw.edu.au

Eve Goonan

Administrative Assistant

Eve has a bachelor’s degree in arts (design) and has extensive experience in senior administration and events management in the not-for-profit sector and at UNSW. She worked for many years in multicultural aged care and community services, and previously in enterprise education.

Eve works closely with the CEPAR admin team to coordinate the Centre's dynamic program of events, delivers support to our researchers and students, and ensures that the UNSW node runs smoothly.

T:  +61 2 9931 9202

E:  e.goonan@unsw.edu.au


Anne Gordon

Director of Operations, UNSW

Anne has a first class honours degree in English literature. She has over 25 years’ experience in university administration and has previously held senior roles in the UNSW Admissions Office, UNSW Student Administration and the UNSW Business School Research Office. She has been with CEPAR since its inception.

Anne leads the administrative team and works closely with the Centre Director and members of senior Centre management in the development of strategy, new relationships and new funding applications.

T:  +61 2 9385 5896

E:  a.gordon@unsw.edu.au


Annabella McHugh

Administrative Officer & E/A to Professor John Piggott, UNSW

Annabella joined CEPAR in 2013.  She has a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and previously worked in the private renewable energy sector before coming to CEPAR.

In her role as Administrative Officer (AO) Annabella has been an integral part of the development of the Centre and provides high level support across a range of functions. These include providing logistical support for conferences, workshops and other events; administering the various support schemes for students and early career researchers; supporting the Centre's committees and managing the UNSW node office.

T:  +61 2 9385 6619

E:  annabella.mchugh@unsw.edu.au