The Research Team

This research project brings together the knowledge and practical experiences of an Industry stakeholder with research experts in order to investigate the use of MMDs from a range of perspectives. We share a common interest in social justice and aim to achieve optimum research outcomes which will benefit the community through a range of policy recommendations.

David Sinclair

Executive Officer ATSA
PG DipMgt Macq.
MMgt Macq.
AAICD

David sits on a number of Government the reference groups on behalf of ATSA and has presented to number of Senate and Government enquiries and provides industry advocacy for ATSA.

He has held several senior management roles in other industry sectors, principally in the delivery of customer service for over 25 years across a number of industries, including building, industrial chemicals and consumer electronics.

Professor Gordon Waitt

Australian Centre for Culture, Environment, Society
and Space (ACCESS)
Faculty of Social Science
School of Geography and Sustainable Communities
University of Wollongong

Professor Gordon Waitt is the Head of School of Geography and Sustainable Communities.

Gordon’s work is influenced by his interest in inequality. He has many years of experience as a research project leader and supervisor.

Dr. Thomas Birtchnell

Australian Centre for Culture, Environment, Society
and Space (ACCESS)
Faculty of Social Science
School of Geography and Sustainable Communities
University of Wollongong

Dr Thomas Birtchnell is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Geography and Sustainable Communities.

Thomas’ interests are on the interface between sustainable urban development and technological innovation.

We share a common interest in social justice and aim to achieve optimum research outcomes which will benefit the community through a range of policy recommendations.

Professor Stacy Carter

Australian Centre for Health Engagement, Evidence
and Values (ACHEEV)
Faculty of Social Science
School of Geography and Sustainable Communities
University of Wollongong

Professor Stacy Carter is the director of ACHEEV.

Stacy has a background in public health and expertise in qualitative and deliberative methods and public health ethics and her work addresses contested or counterintuitive public health problems.

Dr.Theresa Harada

Australian Centre for Culture, Environment, Society
and Space (ACCESS)
Faculty of Social Science
School of Geography and Sustainable Communities
University of Wollongong

Dr Theresa Harada is an ethnographer at ACCESS.

Theresa’s interest is in mobility, sustainability and identity, and is influenced by concerns about social justice.

Smart RobbieResearch Team