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Our Team

Craig Alt

Human Resources Director

Human Resources Director

Eddie Ansell

Scholarships Manager

Scholarships Manager

Erin Boyd

Event Administrator

Event Administrator

Renée Coffey

General Manager, Strategy and Policy

General Manager, Strategy and Policy

Margaret
Gilroy

Innovation and Improvement Manager

Innovation and Improvement Manager

Elizabeth
Hayes

Regional Pathways Manager

Regional Pathways Manager

Corinna Lam

Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Matika Little

Pathways Advisor

Pathways Advisor

Rebecca Ngo

Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

Natalie
Nicolson

Alumni Advisor

Alumni Advisor

Gillian Odbert

Executive General Manager

Executive General Manager

Natalie Orton

Tertiary Advisor

Tertiary Advisor

Andrew Penfold
AM

Executive Director

Executive Director

Michelle
Penfold

Founder and Director

Founder and Director

Tamara
Salamacha

Pathways Director

Pathways Director

Trista Sa'u

Scholarships Director

Scholarships Director

Coby
Smith-Carr

Administration Assistant

Administration Assistant

Kira
Spucys-Tahar

Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator

Jenny Stevens

Scholarships Executive

Scholarships Executive

Mia Strasek-Barker

Regional Pathways Manager

Regional Pathways Manager

Fuakoko
Tanielu

Pathways Advisor

Pathways Advisor

Alayna Walsh

Partnerships and Communications Director

Partnerships and Communications Director

Tori Warkill

Pathways Advisor

Pathways Advisor

Jason
Whitfield

Employment Advisor

Employment Advisor

Zak Wild

Scholarships Executive

Scholarships Executive

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My education didn’t stop when I finished school, but that’s where it started, and by providing scholarships at some of Australia’s best schools, AIEF is ensuring thousands of Indigenous children get the best start possible.

Warren Mundine AO
Chair, AIEF

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The AIEF Scholarship Program and the AIEF Pathways Program are supported by the Australian Government in collaboration with individual, philanthropic and corporate supporters from the private sector.