The Team

Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea (Executive Director)

Dr Evans-Galea is Executive Director of the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) with the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. Strongly committed to empowering early-mid career researchers, she mentors students, fellows and faculty, and was the founding chair of the EMCR Forum with the Australian Academy of Science. An internationally recognised advocate for women in STEMM, Dr Evans-Galea is co-founder and CEO of Women in STEMM Australia.

Dr Janet Yeo (MedTech-Pharma Program Coordinator)

Dr Yeo is the National Projects Manager with AusBiotech and the IMNIS MedTech-Pharma Program Coordinator. A discussion about her future with a mentor sparked the decision to finally leave academia after nearly a decade studying and working there. Dr Yeo is responsible for recruiting industry mentors in the life sciences nationally as well as the administration of Mentorloop for the IMNIS MedTech-Pharma program with ATSE

Charlee Woodham (IMNIS Administration Officer)

Ms Woodham has joined the ATSE team this year where she provides administrative assistance and procurement support across the ATSE office, and is the first point of contact for visitors and esteemed Fellows. Charlee has a background within the Recruitment industry where she recruited for the Higher Education sector. Charlee is the IMNIS Administration Officer and is responsible for providing administrative support to the IMNIS Executive Director. Charlee also assists with event organisation, online communication, and general enquiries about the IMNIS program.

Wade Brownlee (IMNIS Events Officer)

Mr Brownlee is Project Coordinator at AusBiotech and has experience in project coordination, commercialisation, business development and market research. Wade has with biotechnology clients in translating science into market-ready products. Having a strong passion for the commercialisation of life sciences, and technology, Wade enjoys creating and leveraging relationships to provide the best outcome for all stakeholders. He hopes to use these relationships to break down the barriers that exist when translating science to the market and looks forward to contributing to strong commercial outcomes for biotechnology in Australia into the future. In collaboration with IMNIS team, Wade is organising the IMNIS MedTech-Pharma networking events around Australia.