The ally@UNSW Network is made up of trained staff and students that aim to ensure that UNSW is a safe and welcoming place for all students and staff of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities (LGBTIQ+).

If you would like to contact any of the following Allies, they will be happy to hear from you and provide confidential referral advice.

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UNSW Faculties


Nathan Zhao

Water Research Centre

Ademir Prata

School of Chemical Engineering

Rita Henderson

School of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Lucy Marshall

School of Computer Science & Engineering

Sim Mautner
Adam Smallhorn
Harrison Steyn
Michael Thielscher
Sebastian Sequoiah-Grayson
Kexin Zhao

School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications

Cheryl Brown

School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Sonya Brown
Julisa Edwards
Muhammad Talal Ali Khan
Darson Li
Garth Pearce
Muhammad Tariq
Chasna Harper

School of Photovoltaic & Renewable Energy Engineering

Fiacre Rogiueux


Parisa Ahmed
Muqing Dong
Liora Hoenig
Ina Oestroem

Centre for Big Data Research

Michael Falster

Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)

Helena Chui

Children's Cancer Institute

Kate Gunther
Andrew Loomes
Patricia Manila

Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry

Jenna Zhao

Discipline of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Caroline Ford

Discipline of Paediatrics

Sarah Grattan
Eden Robertson

Discipline of Psychiatry

Jane Clarke

Faculty Operations

Susan Channells
Marianne Colbert
Nadia Ghafoorzada
Thomas Oakley

Kirby Institute

Steffen Docken
Bridget Haire
Steven Philpot
Roshana Sultan
Stefanie Vaccher
Barbara Yeung
Tyson Arapali
Luci Bamford

Medical Research Infrastructure

Shruthi Subramanian

Medicine Education Support Unit

Erin Azzopardi
Teagan Gale
Adam Strang

Medicine Research Support

Laura Derkenne
Dimitrios Pandioras
Sam McAllery

National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre

Katie Moses

Office of Medical Education

Kate Lawler
Silas Taylor
Adrienne Torda
Alison Cullen

Rural Clinical Campus - Greater Murray Division

Diana Potocnik
Ani Comb

Rural Clinical Campus - Mid-North Coast Division

Cara Elvidge
Amanda Fletcher
Emma Watson
Julianne Weatherley
Karan Bland 
Laura Griffiths
Emma Schofield

Rural Clinical Campus - Coffs Harbour

Alison Seccull 
Belinda Lancey
Lucy Frank
Marcia Cini

Rural Clinical School - Port Macquarie

Linda Ferrington
Jessica Macer-Wright
Ebony Taylor

School of Clinical Medicine

Leanne McQuiston

School of Health Sciences

Kirsty McDonald
Jeanette Thom

School of Medical Sciences

Tom Duncan
Karen Jane Gibson
Kimberley Hanssen
Cristan Herbert
Carinna Hockham
Allison Humphries
Margaret Mouat
Anna Palagyi
Kate Poole
Greg Smith
Nicola Smith
Kalli Spencer
Arlen Wilcox
Brendan Wilkins
Jordan Stoddart

School of Optometry & Vision Science

Belinda Ford
Simin Masoudi
Ajay Kumar Vijay
Mark Willcox

School of Population Health

Minh Cuong Duong
Simone Pettigrew
Paul Simpson
Ravit Danieli Vlandis
Leslie Peters

Single Molecule Science Lab

Michelle Cartwright

Southwest Sydney Clinical School 

Lorinda Carter
Tina Holmes
Craig Smith
Ben Taylor

The Black Dog Institute

Laura Kampel
Sophia Mobbs

The George Institute

Helen Monaghan
Leanne Tea
Ania Anderst
Amy Bestman
Belinda Ford 
Sarah Grattan 
Carinna Hockham 
Allison Humphries
Anna Palagyi
Simone Pettigrew
Arlen Wilcox
Peta Steadman
Helen Pappas
Hayley Paris
Shane Galgey
Kate Myburgh
Kate Hunter
Melanie Newman
Keziah Bennett-Brook
Angelie Costelo
Alexandra Jones
Clare Arnott
Aleksandra Moisoska
Grace Balicki 
Conrad Nangla 
Thomas Lung 
Kirsten Jakobsen
Tim Regan 

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

Emily Furlong


Sarah Haynes
Sujin Jang
Ashwini Manorathan
Robert Oakeshott
Katelyn Phillips
Ariella Van Luyn
Katherine Wu


Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre

Katie Levick

Research Ethics & Compliance

Callum Smythe
Jane Sun

Research Infrastructure

Maria Kasherman 
Karen Privat 

Knowledge Exchange Office

David Heffer

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