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Personnel - Who's Who at AustLII

Management

  Andrew Mowbray (Co-Director)
Professor of Law and Information Technology, UTS
Email: andrew@austlii.edu.au   Tel: (02) 9514 4921
Home Page: http://www2.austlii.edu.au/~andrew/.
(Co-Director since January 1995)
Andrew is the principal software author and technical director of AustLII. He has degrees in Computing Science and Law. He wrote the sino search engine, the hypertext markup software, and the ysh inferencing engine. Pre-AustLII, Andrew wrote the DataLex Workstation Software, the AIRS free text retrieval engine and the LES legal expert system shell. He teaches and publishes in computerised legal research, computerisation of law and information technology law.
     
  Philip Chung (Co-Director & Executive Director)
Senior Lecturer in Law, UNSW
Email: philip@austlii.edu.au   Tel: (02) 9514 4921
Home Page: http://www2.austlii.edu.au/~philip/.
(Appointed 26 February 1996; Executive Director since 1999)
Philip holds degrees in Economics and Law from the University of Sydney, with honours in Computer Science and Operations Research as well as a PhD in Law from UNSW. Philip manages the staff and resources of AustLII and jointly oversees the technical development of AustLII's projects and system administration. In addition to his responsibilities as AustLII's Executive Director Philip manages our primary legal materials, and has developed all of our facilities to automate the receipt and processing of cases and other materials. He is experienced in large scale legal publishing on the Internet, computerised legal research, computer legal applications and automated text processing.
     

Staff


  Graham Greenleaf (Founding Co-Director & Senior Researcher)
Professor of Law and Information Systems, UNSW
Email: graham@austlii.edu.au   Tel: (02) 9514 4921
Home Page: http://www2.austlii.edu.au/~graham/.
(Founding Co-Director; Co-Director Jan 1995- Jun 2016; Senior Researcher)
Graham's role is both as the principal adviser to the two Co-Directors, and as a researcher with a major involvement in many specific projects on AustLII and associated LIIs. He has degrees in Arts and Law, and is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society. He has researched and taught in the areas of intellectual property, privacy, cyberspace law and computerisation of law at UNSW since 1984, where he is Professor of Law and Information Systems.
     
  Catherine Quigley (Administrator)
Email: cathy@austlii.edu.au
(Appointed 12 January 1998)
Cathy is responsible for keeping everyone organised and making sure that the finances and administration of AustLII are in good working order. Her duties include budget preparation and monitoring; maintaining office accounts; office administration; liaising with UTS and UNSW faculties; handling enquiries and assisting with promotional activities and conferences.
     
  Armin Wittfoth (Project Officer, Primary Materials)
Email: armin@austlii.edu.au
(Appointed 26 March 2001)
Armin has degrees in Science, Arts and Laws from Sydney University.  He was also awarded Diploma in Mainframe Programming by a joint venture of TAFE and IBM. Armin is currently working on AustLII's primary legal materials, as well as on AustLII's project to automate improvements to the authority and interactivity of primary legal materials. His duties also include converting data for publication on the Internet, maintaining and updating databases of primary legal materials including the NSW and Queensland legislation databases.
     
  Jones Olatunji (System Administrator)
Email: jones@austlii.edu.au
(Appointed 4 December 2001)
Jones is a graduate of Electrical Engineering from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria and holds a Masters degree in Information and Communication Technology from the University of Wollongong. Jones is, with Philip Chung, jointly responsible for AustLII's system administration. His duties include administering servers running email, web pages, databases, firewalls and other applications; configuration, optimisation, maintenance and troubleshooting of hardware and software; backup and recovery of data; and site security.
     
  Jill Matthews (Project Officer)
Email:
jill@austlii.edu.au
Jill has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Sydney. She is a legal indexer and editor as well as the principal of HiTech Editing Pty Ltd. She specialises in indexing legal periodicals and Internet legal research. She currently works part-time on the WorldLII Catalog.
     
  Giovanni Crasto (Finance and Administration Manager)
(Appointed 23 January 2012)

Giovanni is a graduate in Commerce and a Chartered Accountant. He is responsible for the Financial Management of the AustLII Foundation. He has over 15 years experience in Accounting and 5 years within the Not For Profit sector.
     
  Richard Hunter (Development Manager)
(Appointed 6 February 2012)

Tel: (02) 9514 4930
Richard has a BA(Hons) and MA in Theatre Studies from the University of New South Wales. He has extensive operational, administrative and strategic planning experience in public sector cultural organisations and universities. He was an event producer for the Sydney Opera House for many years before transitioning to fundraising and community development roles at the University of Sydney and the University of Western Sydney. Richard maintains and develops AustLII's relationships with its key stakeholders and seeks to develop strategic partnerships to maintain, diversify and expand its funding base.
     
  Chris Kenward (Australian Databases Manager)
(Appointed 30 September 2013)

Chris has a Master of Applied Science in Library & Information Management from Charles Sturt University, and a Bsc (Hons) in Computer Science from the Polytechnic of Wales. He has over 15 years experience in commercial software design and development. He is responsible for managing Australian database content. He is also working on the mobile applications project.
     
  Jennifer Kwong (Project Officer)
Email address
(Appointed 18 November 2013 part time; 18 November 2014 full time)
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Art Theory from UNSW Australia. She has experience in various organisations that seek to improve access to justice through better access to legal advice and information (Redfern Legal Centre; Arts Law Centre of Australia; Australian Pro Bono Centre) and recommending reforms to law (NSW Law Reform Commission; National Copyright Unit, NSW Department of Education & Communities). Her responsibilities at AustLII involve managing, updating and expanding the Australasian Legal Scholarship Library.
     
  Hannah Figueroa (Project Officer)
Email address
(Appointed 28 July 2014 part time)
Hannah will graduate with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of International Studies from the University of New South Wales at the end of 2016. She has experience in law-related organisations promoting social justice including the Diplomacy Training Program, and in advocacy organisations in Indonesia and China. At AustLII, she assists with the digitisation of printed secondary legal materials, updating databases in the Australasian Legal Scholarship Library, and helps oversee the work of AustLII's law interns.
     
  Dominic Smith (Project Officer)
Email address
(Appointed 6 August 2015 part time)
Dominic will graduate with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Communications from the University of Technology Sydney at the end of 2016. He has experience in organisations promoting social justice, including Amnesty International and the History Council of New South Wales. At AustLII, he assists with the digitisation of legal materials and updating databases in the Australasian Legal History Libraries and assisting with the International Law Databases.
     
  Stijn Denayer (Project Officer)
Email address
(Appointed 1 December 2015 part time)
Stijn has a BA and MA in literature and linguistics from KU Leuven in Belgium and an LLM in International Human Rights Law from the National University of Ireland - Galway. He has worked for several human rights organisations and institutions in Asia, the Middle East and Europe in project coordinator and legal researcher roles. At AustLII, Stijn currently works on redeveloping the Indigenous Law Resources database.
     
  David Bramston (Project Officer)
Email: david@austlii.edu.au
(Appointed 1 February 2016)
David has degrees in Computer Science and Law. He is working on the International Law Library project.

Former Staff

Russell Allen 1998-2003 Associate Lecturer in Law, Project Officer
Daniel Austin 21 April 1997 - 17 May 2002

Software Developer / System Administration
David Bramston 5 February 2006 - 9 March 2007

Project Officer
Trina Cairns 1996 - August 1997 Project Officer
Simon Cant Project Officer
Raul Carrizo 5 September 2011 - 11 October 2011 Systems Developer (Intersect)
Yi Re Chen 23 March 2015 - 22 May 2015 Project Officer
Chris Connley 18 November 2013 - 1 July 2014; 22 June 2015 - 23 October 2015 Project Officer
Alison Dare 9 February 1998 - 7 August 1998 Research Assistant
Madeleine Davis 14 December 1998 - 13 April 2007 Project Officer
Matthew Dickinson 21 July 2014 (2 days); 18 May 2015 (3 days) - 22 October 2015 Project Officer
Gordon Finlayson
17 July 2001 - 4 April 2002 External Relations Manager
Howey Fu
15 June 2010 - 4 July 2011 Systems Developer (Intersect)
Steven Fung
23 August 2004 - 28 July 2006 Project Officer
Melodie Gibson
29 November 1999 - 29 December 2000 Project Officer - secondary materials
Tejinder Gill 7 October 1997 - 17 October 1998 Administrative Assistant
Kieran Hackshall 8 October 2006 - 12 June 2008 Systems Developer
Guy Harley 2002-2003 External Relations Manager
Takao Hasuike 10 April 2000 - 13 April 2007 Project Officer
Ben Hayes 15 March 2010 - 31 August 2012 (part time) Project Officer
Fabian Horton 6 September 2004 - 17 August 2005 Training and External Relations Officer
David Irvine 1 January 1998 - 1 July 1998 Project Officer - primary materials
Chris Kenward 1 July 2009 - 12 February 2010 (full time), 22 August 2011 - 6 September 2013 (part time) Systems Developer (Intersect)
Qaisar Khan 30 November 2010 - 7 October 2011 Systems Developer (Intersect)
Geoffrey King 1995 - 30 March 2001 Manager / Senior Technical Officer
Joseph Kwok 5 January 1998 - 20 January 2006 Project Officer
Matthew Lee 5 February 2006 - 16 August 2007 Project Officer
Albert Lim 11 January 2005 - 23 September 2005 Project Officer
Sean Lin 22 June 2011 - 29 June 2012 Systems Developer (Intersect)
Joy London 23 February 2009 - 31 July 2009 Project Officer
Kirsty Magary - Research Fellow
Harry Mak 22 March 2004 - 29 August 2006 Project Officer
Alex Marundan 3 February 2010 - 4 June 2010 Systems Developer (Intersect)
Jill Matthews 1997 - 2004,
18 April 2005 to 1 July 2005 (part time)
16 July 2007 - 15 January 2008 (part time)
Project Officer
Stephen Matulewicz 22 March 2010 - 28 April 2010 Project Officer
Melissa McAdam 8 May 2000 - 10 January 2001 Project Officer - secondary materials
Siobhan McCann 3 February 1998 - 28 February 2001 Project Officer - secondary materials
Sean McCarthy 14 December 2009 - 10 March 2011 Systems Developer (Intersect)
Bridget McDermott 4 July 2008 - 31 July 2008 Project Officer
Alpana Modi 16 September 2008 - 14 September 2009 Project Officer
Peerapol Moemeng 17 March 2008 - 16 December 2008 Project Officer
Annelies Moens 30 June 2008 - December 2011 External Relations Manager
Janie Ng 23 June 2008 - 22 December 2009 Project Officer
Melody Ng 2001-2002 Project Officer
Mark Di Nicola 28 September 2009 - 29 October 2010 Project Officer
Abi Paramaguru 15 May 2006 - 20 June 2006 Project Officer
Damien Piper 4 September 2000 - 31 December 2000 Technical Officer
Dijana Popin 22 March 2004 - 22 April 2005 Project Officer
Trevor Roydhouse 21 July 2003 - 1 February 2013 full time,
1 February 2013 - 31 May 2016 part time
System Developer
Brent Salter 1 February 2012 - August 2012 Project Officer
Amy Sastro 10 December 2001 - 31 May 2003 Project Officer
Armanda Scorrano 3 July 2012 - 2 October 2013 Project Officer
Joni Sham 10 March 2010 - 23 February 2012 Project Officer
Rajan Sharma 31 August 2009 - 28 December 2012 Systems Developer
Robert Size 31 December 2015 - 5 February 2016 Project Officer
Kent Soesanto 31 August 2009 - 19 January 2016 Project Officer
Wai Kaey Soon 25 September 2006 - 23 March 2007,
16 July 2007 - 18 April 2008
Project Officer
Michael Tan 4 August 2008 - 1 July 2011 Project Officer
Sharleen Tran 5 May 2008 - 26 March 2010 Project Officer
Victor Tse 13 December 1999 - 31 July 2001 Project Officer
Joe Ury 19 January 2001 - 30 June 2001 Research Officer
David Vaile February 2005 - 2016 External Relations Officer
Reza Vatandoust February 2009 - 8 February 2012 Project Officer
Sarah Waddell 8 September 2008 - 26 June 2009 Senior Researcher
James Wan 10 September 1998 - 31 January 2001 Project Officer - primary materials
Richard Wells 14 September 1998 - 17 September 1999 Project Officer
Carol Wong 27 September 2010 - 31 July 2013 Project Officer
Cherry Wong 29 June 2009 - 28 December 2009 Project Officer
Nina Wu 13 February 2012 - 29 June 2012 Project Officer (Intersect)
Spencer Wu 12 September 2011 - August 2012 User Interface Designer (Intersect)
Liam Wyatt 14 September 2009 - 2 April 2010 Project Officer
Michael Xia 30 November 2015 - 5 February 2016 Project Officer
Leo Yang 16 May 2011 - 29 June 2012 Systems Developer (Intersect)
Ziming Ye 28 August 2003 - 20 August 2004 Project Officer - secondary materials
Shomaice Zowghi 1 September 2008 - 17 November 2009 Project Officer


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