AAMRI Staff

AAMRI Staff

Dr Peter Thomas

Peter is the Director of Policy and Operations, and joined AAMRI in July 2016. He has extensive experience in science policy, strategy, and government relations.

As AAMRI’s Director of Policy and Operations, Peter oversees policy documents and submissions, member services, government and external stakeholder relations, and AAMRI’s day-to-day operations.

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Dr Andrew Hastings

Andy has been the Manager of VicAAMRI since October 2017, representing Victoria’s independent medical research institutes. He is a trained scientist and has experience in science and technology policy, research strategy and coordination, and stakeholder engagement. Andy is responsible for coordinating the activities of VicAAMRI, including government and stakeholder relations, policy and submissions, strategic projects and facilitating collaboration.

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Dr Cath Latham

Cath started with AAMRI part-time in October 2015 and joined us full time in May 2017 as AAMRI’s Policy and Project Officer. Cath has been a medical research scientist for more than 15 years, most recently studying HIV at the Burnet Institute in Melbourne.

As AAMRI’s Policy and Project Officer, Cath works on policy documents, submissions, member services, and undertakes projects of strategic interest to AAMRI.

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Ms Kathryn Naumenko

Kathryn joined AAMRI in September 2015. As AAMRI’s Events and Administration Coordinator, Kathryn organises all AAMRI events, including the AAMRI Annual Convention & Dinner and provides administration and project support.

Work days: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday.

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Aimee Sanderson

Aimee joined AAMRI in April 2018 as the Marketing and Communications Manager. Having previously worked with a variety of medical research institutes and not-for-profit organisations in Australia and the UK, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the role. She is looking forward to immersing herself in AAMRI’s many projects.

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