Interests

  • International relations
  • Information and human rights
  • Capabilities
  • Libraries
  • Scholarly communication
  • Open research, data, open access
  • Policy analysis, impact, and evaluation

Qualifications

PhD candidate
University of Western Australia
2024 (expected)

MIM in Media and Information
Curtin University
2007

MA in Library and Information Science
Curtin University
2003

BA in Political Science and History
University of Western Australia
1998

Biography

I help people to use and create information, and advocate so that everyone can do the same. My experience as a librarian has included roles with global impact on the profession, national influence, and lasting outcomes for library organisations and individuals.

I have developed, implemented and evaluated programmes, grants, events and initiatives that benefit libraries in all regions of the world working with colleagues in more than 80 countries. I’ve been based in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia.

Blog

All change

20 years into the post-Soviet era, Ukraine continues to transition to new attitudes and practices. Libraries are not immune to the massive impact this change has had on every aspect of life in the country. Read more…