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Company Information

Intersect Australia Ltd is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, established by its founding members to provide eResearch services and solutions.

Company Details

Company Name: Intersect Australia Ltd
ABN: 67 131 752 657
Registered Office: Level 12, 309 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Telephone +61 2 8079 2500
Date of Incorporation 20 June 2008
Chief Executive Officer Ian Gibson
Company Secretary Paul Martin

Governance

  • Intersect’s Board of Directors are:

    • Emeritus Professor Mark Wainwright AM (Chair)
    • Professor Andrew Cheetham, (Independent)
    • Mr Michael Kirby-Lewis, Director IT@UNSW, University of New South Wales
    • Ms Anne Bell, University Librarian, University of Sydney
    • Ms JoAnne Sparks, University Librarian, Macquarie University
    • Mr John Masters, Company Director, Sirca
    • Mr Damien Israel, Deputy Vice Principal (Finance & IT), University of Wollongong
    • Dr Merilyn Sleigh, (Independent).
    • Dr Ian Gibson, CEO, (Intersect).

 

  • Providing advice and guidance to the board on project related issues is the Innovation Committee:

    • Emeritus Professor Mark Wainwright AM (Chair and Board Member)
    • Professor Mary O’Kane, NSW Chief Scientist and Scientific Engineer, (NSW Government)
    • Dr Malcolm Cook, Program Director - East Asia, Lowy Institute (Independent)
    • Emeritus Professor Sue Rowley (Independent)
    • Dr Ian Gibson, CEO, (Intersect).

 

  • Providing advice and guidance to the board on service related issues is the eServices and Strategy Committee:

    • Professor Andrew Cheetham, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), (Chair and Board Member)
    • Mr Heath Cooper, eResearch Manager, ICT, (University of Sydney)
    • Mr Peter Gale, Information Technology Division, (University of Technology, Sydney)
    • Mr Stephen Williams, Business Manager, (Southern Cross University)
    • Dr Peter Sefton, Manager eResearch, (University of Western Sydney)
    • Mr Ossie Richards, Manager Research Computing Services, IT, (University of Newcastle)
    • Mr Grant Sayer, Development Manager, Informatics Development Group, (Macquarie University)
    • Mr Rob Irving, Director, ITD Services, (University of New England)
    • Professor Judy Raper, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), (University of Wollongong)
    • Professor Mark Hoffman, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), (University of New South Wales)
    • Professor Andrea Bishop, Director - Research, (Charles Sturt University)
    • Dr Ksenia Sawczak, Director, Research Services Office, (University of Canberra).

 

  • Providing advice and guidance to the Board on infrastructure related issues is the Infrastructure Committee:

    • Emeritus Professor Mark Wainwright AM (Chair and Board Member)
    • Professor Lindsay Botten, Director, National Computational Infrastructure (Independent technical expert)
    • Mr John Nicholls, Infrastructure Development Manager, AARNet (Independent technical expert)
    • Mr Steven Kuk, Acting Senior Manager ICT Infrastructure and Networks, (University of Sydney)
    • Mr Jim Leeper, Acting Delivery Services Manager, (University of New South Wales) 
    • Mr Phil Roy, Director of Operations (Charles Sturt University)
    • Ms Sarajane Hansen, CIO Cancer Institute NSW (State Government representative).

 

  • Providing advice and guidance to the eServices and Strategy Committee on engineering related issues is the Engineering Reuse Sub-Committee:

    • Mr Bill Simpson-Young, Director of Engineering and Technology Development, NICTA, (Chair)
    • Professor Marc Wilkins, Director, Ramaciotti Centre for Gene Function Analysis, (University of New South Wales)
    • Mr Heath Cooper, Manager Agile Solutions, (University of Sydney)
    • Dr Peter Sefton, Manager eResearch, (University of Western Sydney)
    • Mr Grant Sayer, Development Manager, Informatics Development Group, (Macquarie University)
    • Mr David Flanders, Senior Business Analyst, (Australian National Data Service)
    • Mr Nigel Ward, Deputy Director, NeCTAR
    • Mr Rodney Harrison, Engineering Manager, Intersect.

 

  • Providing advice and guidance to the eServices and Strategy Committee on HPC resource allocation related issues is the Resource Allocation Sub-Committee:

    • Professor Marc Wilkins, Ramaciotti Centre for Gene Analysis, (UNSW)
    • Mr Michael Homsey, HPC Support Specialist, (University of Sydney)
    • Associate Professor Tim Langtry, Mathematical Sciences, (UTS)
    • Professor Timothy Marchant, Dean of Research and Professor of Applied Mathematics, (University of Wollongong)
    • Dr Craig O’Neill, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, (Macquarie University)
    • Professor Pablo Moscato, School of Elect Engineering and Computer Science, (University of Newcastle)
    • Dr Gregory Falzon, Research Fellow, C4D Spatio-Temporal Support Unit, (University of New England)
    • Professor Graham King, Professor of Plant Genomics and Epigenetics, (Southern Cross University)
    • Professor Yang Xiang, Dean's Unit, School of Computing, Engineering & Math (University of Western Sydney)
    • Professor Terry Bossomaier, Director, Research Group for Complex Systems, (Charles Sturt University)
    • Dr Joachim Mai, HPC Support Specialist, (Intersect).

 

  • Providing advice and guidance to the eServices and Strategy Committee on storage related issues is the Storage Allocation Sub-Committee:

    • Dr Merilyn Sleigh, (Chair)
    • Associate Professor Grainne Moran, Director, UNSW Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre, (UNSW)
    • Mr Ross Coleman, Director, Collections and eScholarship, (University of Sydney)
    • Mr Peter Gale, Information Technology Services, (University of Technology, Sydney)
    • Professor Nicki Packer, Chemistry & Biomolecular Sciences, (Macquarie University)
    • Professor Timothy Marchant, Dean of Research, (University of Wollongong)
    • Ms Lyn McBriarty, Director, Research Services, (University of Newcastle)
    • Professor Heiko Daniel, Director, Research Services, (University of New England)
    • Mr Stephen Williams, Business Manager, (Southern Cross University)
    • Mr Wayne Doubleday, Manager CSU Archives, (Charles Sturt University)
    • Professor Deborah Sweeney, Associate PVC Research, Health & Science, (University of Western Sydney)
    • Dr Ksenia Sawczak, Director Research Services Office, (University of Canberra)
    • Ms Stefania Riccardi, Research Data Officer/ Project Manager, (Australian Catholic University).