Education & Arts



Mr Ben Archer

Employer:  Brindabella Christian College

Current Position:  Head of Humanities & Careers

Professional Field:  Career Development & Education

Ben's background is in politics and is currently completing postgraduate study in Business.  He works in Career Development and Education at both secondary & tertiary levels.  He enjoys working with people to find their niche in an ever changing world.


Dr Garth Britton

Employer:  Self Employed

Current Position:  CEO

Professional Field:  Consulting, Coaching, Teaching & Research

Garth is a former global executive with extensive experience in Asia and Europe. He is also an experienced consultant, facilitator and executive coach, with a focus on leadership, organisational change, culture and strategy.


Mr Michael Haynes

Employer:  Basketball ACT

Current Position:  CEO

Professional Field:  Not for Profit, Community Organisation  -  Sport

Insurance lawyer for seven years (small and national law firms).  Professional sports coach for four years.  Senior Sports Manager for 13 years with particular interest in education and the positive impact that sport has on communities.


Ms Balwinder Kaur

Employer:  Ministry of Education

Current Position:  Education Officer

Professional Field:  Government Service & Education

An Education Officer who specialises in the teaching of English Language to high school students, Balwinder Kaur is a professional who is committed to developing her students to the best of their ability.


Dr Bradley Kunda

Employer:  University of Sydney

Current Position:  Acting Deputy Director

Professional Field:  Education & Music

Bradley Kunda is a Doctor of Musical Performance of The Australian National University (ANU). He has diverse experience in the higher education sector and strong links throughout the Australian classical music scene.


Prof Campbell Macknight

Employer:  Retired

Current Position:  Retired

Professional Field:  History, Archaeology & Indonesia

Campbell had an important role in establishing Archaeology and Aboriginal Australian history at ANU.   His recent interests have been in Indonesian history and prehistory.


Dr Nina Markovic

Employer:  University of New South Wales

Current Position:  Lecturer & Course Convenor

Professional Field:  Political Science

Having worked for 7 years for the Australian Commonwealth Parliamentary Service as Senior Researcher/Advisor for Europe and Middle East, Nina was able to put her ANU degrees into practice.  After re-allocation to Sydney, she lectured and tutored at UNSW.


Mr Anthony Mrsnik

Employer:  Escape Media

Current Position:  Director & Founder

Professional Field:  Media & Entertainment

Media and entertainment industry executive; legal (General Counsel and Head of Legal & Business Affairs); broadcast and channels; film and tv development, financing, production, and distribution; music and book publishing; radio; digital media; policy.


Mr Tim Payne

Employer:  The University of Sydney

Current Position:  Director, Higher Education Policy & Projects

Professional Field:  Public Policy, Administrative Law, Project Manager

Tim Payne is Director, Higher Education Policy and Projects at the the University of Sydney. He is an expert on Australia higher education policy and an experienced project lead for the establishment of strategic multi-disciplinary and cross-industry unit.


Miss Morgan Putnam

Employer:  Marathon Health

Current Position:  Support Facilitator / Social Worker

Professional Field:  Social Work

Morgan is working for the NHS in London as a mental health social worker. Working in one of the most disadvantaged boroughs in London with adult mental health patients that experience severe and persistent mental illness.


Ms Sue-Lin Wong

Employer:  Reuters

Current Position:  Journalist

Professional Field:  Journalism

Sue-Lin was at Burgmann for three years from 2008-2010. She is now a journalist with Reuters in Beijing.