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Professional Staff

Anne Gordon
Anne Gordon

Director of Operations, UNSW Sydney
Grievance Officer, CEPAR

Anne has a first class honours degree in English literature. She has over 25 years’ experience in university administration. 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. She also serves as the Centre's Grievance Officer.

Amy Brushwood
Amy Brushwood

Senior Administrative Officer - Research and Mentoring Support, UNSW Sydney

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

Rossana Bastos Pinto

CAMA Senior Project Officer, ANU

Rossana joined  the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) in May 2011. She has a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Master's degree in International Public Policy from Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Rossana offers administrative support to the research being led by Professor Warwick McKibbin at The Australian National University.

Joanna Bayliss

Senior Administrative Officer - Stakeholder Relations and Governance, and E/A to Professor John Piggott, UNSW Sydney

Joanna joined CEPAR in 2018. She has a Bachelor's degree in English Literature and a Master's degree in International Affairs.

Joanna manages and coordinates CEPAR's relationships with its stakeholders and facilitates contact between individual CEPAR researchers and Partner Organisations.

Sophie Emanuel
Sophie Emanuel

Administration Assistant, UNSW Sydney

Sophie has been working casually at CEPAR since 2013. She has a Bachelor degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice and is currently completing her Master of Social Work.

Sophie provides administrative assistance to the team.


Coleen Faes Scott
Colleen Faes-Scott

Management Accountant, UNSW Sydney

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. 

Colleen supports the CEPAR administrative team and research staff, providing financial advice and managing Centre budgets.

Silke Weiss

Communications, Marketing and Events, UNSW Sydney

Silke joined CEPAR in 2018. She has a Master of Arts in Electronic Media Corporate Communication as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Media Economics. Silke manages the Centre's communications, marketing and outreach activities and coordinates the Centre's events.