About us

Meet the team

The Academy is based in Canberra and Melbourne. The Secretariat work on policy development, including preparing Government submissions, inquiries and consultations, organise and run workshops, seminars, delegations and briefings to support the work of the Academy and Fellows.

Senior leadership

Dr Maggie Evans-Galea AM

Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea AM

IMNIS Executive Director

Gita Kawal

Gita Karwal

Director Engagement

Edwyn Shiell

Edwyn Shiell

Director Communications

Peter Derbyshire

Peter Derbyshire

Director Policy and Government Relations

Glen Bortolin

Glen Bortolin

Director Business Operations

Camille Thomson

Camille Thomson

Acting Director STELR, ATSE Schools Program