How long have you worked at UOW?
Commenced in October 2019


What’s your/your team’s role at the University?

Manager, Global Sports Programs. I am responsible for the Global Football and Global Rugby Programs here at UOW.


What’s the most challenging part of your job?

Understanding the complexities of the University ecosystem and how our Global Programs can complement other areas of UOW.


Proudest work achievement at UOW?

Getting the Global Football Program up and running here at UOW and adapting through COVID-19 where we were able to continue to engage students without online and 1 on 1 sessions.


What goals are you/your team working towards in 2020?

Looking to develop the students we have in the program as students and footballers and see them grow into life here at UOW.


What’s your fondest memory so far of working at UOW?

Seeing our Football Program students at our orientation day. They were all so keen, was great to see such enthusiasm as the culmination of a lot of people’s hard work.


Random fact about you or hidden talent?

I enjoy cycling and used to be able to walk a fair distance on my hands


What’s your favourite place in the world and why?

Wollongong! Since moving here 3 years ago with my family it has become home and where my son was born. I love being outdoors and there’s so much on offer here.


Something on your bucket list you’d care to share?

Would love to experience a safari in Africa.


Image: Matt Sheppard is in the centre of the photo.