Lifelong maker, tinker and hacker with a passion for science.
Here are some things I am passionate and have had some experiance in my proffessional and community life:
- Authentic hands-on STEM and inquiry-based learning programs
- SME Manufacturing and social enterprise development
- Electrical and electronic equipment repair, prototyping and customisation
- Advocate for developing maker culture in South Australia.
- Advocate for Social Role Valorisation SRV and person-centred human services
- Advocate for Circular Economy, Renewable Energy and 100% Recycling
- Advocate for natural environmental protections and reforestation
- 35 years experience in manufacturing
I have been an active organiser, supporter, and member of numerous industry, community, maker, science and technology groups. Currenlty the coordinator of the Parks Repair Cafe’ and Adelaide Repair Cafe’. A member of SA Makers Inc. and foundering member of Makerspace Adelaide and Hackerspace Adelaide.
Currently, employed with the City of Port Adelaide Enfield Libraries as the STEM Programs and Learning Officer where I provide opportunities for people of all ages, interests, abilities and backgrounds to learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths using authentic, hands-on approaches.