Associate Professor Roberta Ryan
Associate Professor Roberta Ryan
Director
Associate Professor Roberta Ryan is Director of the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government and UTS Centre for Local Government. She is a leading public policy, evaluation and research analyst with over 30...
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Melissa Gibbs
Melissa Gibbs
Deputy Director
Melissa Gibbs is the Deputy Director of the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government, a position she has held since shortly after the Centre was established in late 2009. As part of her role, Melissa manages...
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Stefanie Pillora
Stefanie Pillora
Program Manager, Research

As Manager of the ACELG Research and Policy Foresight Program, Stefanie is responsible for commissioned research on important issues facing local government, the ACELG research partnership scheme, holding...
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John Martin
John Martin
Visiting Professor
Professor John Martin of La Trobe University is ACELG's inaugural Visiting Professor. John has been involved variously with ACELG since its inception. He is a member of its Research Advisory Committee and independent...
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Tim Robinson
Tim Robinson
Visiting Fellow
Dr Robinson has extensive experience in local government and has been involved with both centres for a number of years supporting research and engagement with the sector.

As the current Executive Manager...
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Bligh Grant
Bligh Grant
Visiting Fellow
Bligh is a political scientist specialising in local government studies. Currently he is Lecturer in Management at the UNE Business School, University of New England. Prior to this he was Research Lecturer in Local...
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John Lavarack
John Lavarack
Research Consultant
John Lavarack has worked for many years as a sustainability professional in the local government and higher education sectors. From an early career in teaching he has developed a practice focused on engaging people in...
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Daniel Grafton
Daniel Grafton
Programs Officer
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Email: daniel.grafton@uts.edu.au
Ph: +61 2 9514 4891
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Nuha Saad
Nuha Saad
Administration Officer
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

Email: nuha.saad@uts.edu.au
Ph: +61 2 9514 3855
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Chris Watterson
Chris Watterson
Project Assistant

Email: chris.watterson@acelg.org.au
Ph: +61 2 9514 3855
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