Karyn Phillips BAppSc (HIM)
Head, Business and Research Operations - Executive Management Team
Stoy Drinic BSc
Research Grants and Contracts Manager - Executive Management Team
Carol Corbett BEc
Senior Administration Officer - HR, Governance and Policy

Carol has extensive experience in office administration. Carol has a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting and Law) degree and is a Justice of the Peace. She has worked in various NSW community health services and has developed expertise in a wide range of NSW Health applications. Carol also has experience in managing quality improvement projects. In her role at NCIRS, Carol manages recruitment, post-graduate students and other HR activities, as well as being involved in policy and procedure development and providing senior and operational support.

Salema Barrett
Communication Manager

Salema Barrett is the Communication Manager for NCIRS. She has a degree in biomedical science, majoring in microbiology and parasitology, and a graduate certificate in marketing management. Salema has over 20 years experience in sales, marketing and communications within the life science industry. Salema joined NCIRS in 2016 and her role is to manage the development and implementation of the NCIRS communications program.

Madeleine Smith
Media and Communications Officer 

Madeleine joined the NCIRS team as Communications Officer in early 2019. Prior to NCIRS, Madeleine worked in consumer public relations and was involved in a number of successful media campaigns for a broad range of clients, including some of Australia's leading non-profit organisations. At NCIRS, Madeleine leads media relations and is responsible for communicating key NCIRS research outputs to external and internal stakeholders and the general public. 

Last updated March 2021