Jason Prince

Jason Prince

IT Systems Administrator


Elliot Larard

Elliot Larard

IT Director

Elliot brings 20+ years of IT leadership delivering solutions, services, and business outcomes, with proven success in owning responsibility for all IT governance and service delivery. Elliot is proactive in his management of IT strategies, goals, and objectives to maintain alignment with strategic business goals in a rapidly evolving business landscape. Elliot effectively incorporates current evidence-based business management frameworks and methodologies with his extensive technical experience in the strategic design, implementation, and management of IT services.

Elliot has a reputation for evaluating complex business needs and consistently delivering effective solutions, reflective of his experience across corporate, education, research, and government sectors.

Elliot holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) from UQ with his career commencing at Fujitsu Services Australia before moving on to work for a managed services provider and technology start-ups. Elliot joined UniQuest in 2009. As IT Director, Elliot has a strong focus on IT strategy and governance. In 2020, Elliot completed his Master of Business Administration with a specialisation in Digital Transformation.

Elliot enjoys the great variety of technical challenges that his role brings, the ever-changing IT landscape we work in, and seeing the outcomes and impact that UniQuest generates from UQ and QEDDI research.


Rob Hewitt

Rob Hewitt

Chief Operating Officer


Gabi Howes

Gabi Howes

Receptionist

+61 (07) 3365 4037
g.howes@uniquest.com.au


Igor Shuster

Igor Shuster

Salesforce Developer

+61 (07) 3365 4037
i.shuster@uniquest.com.au


Nicole Cowan

Nicole Cowan

CPM
Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications

Nicole leads the Marketing & Communications team at UniQuest.

Nicole has been promoting outcomes from research commercialisation for more than 15 years. With strengths in marketing strategy, stakeholder engagement and government relations, Nicole designs and delivers initiatives that build stakeholder relationships and support the commercialisation of UQ’s innovative technologies.

Before joining UniQuest, Nicole drove the marketing and communications activities at BioSA, the South Australian government’s biotechnology industry development body. In this role, Nicole developed international attraction campaigns to foster relationships between government, academia and industry. Before this, Nicole served as a media officer to the Premier of South Australia and as a ministerial liaison to the South Australian Water Corporation.

Nicole is a Certified Practicing Marketer and a Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute.

Contact:

+61 (07) 3365 4037
n.cowan@uniquest.com.au


Esther Haskell

Esther Haskell

Manager, Marketing and Communications

+61 (07) 3365 3866
e.haskell@uniquest.com.au


Danielle Milani

Danielle Milani

LLB BCom
Lawyer

+61 (07) 3365 4037
d.milani@uniquest.com.au


Vanessa Jeske

Vanessa Jeske

Human Resources Manager

Vanessa brings over 15 years of HR experience gained from working for local, national and multinational organisations.

Working in industry sectors such as training and education, energy and engineering, professional services, manufacturing and aerospace, Vanessa has filled specialist and generalist roles, HR management and organisational development roles delivering performance improvement, organisational development and leadership solutions.


Contact:

+61 (07) 3365 4037
v.jeske@uniquest.com.au


Sean Choi

Sean Choi

IP Commercialisation Business Analyst

+61 (07) 3365 4037
s.choi@uniquest.com.au