2000s

 

nathan hollierNathan Hollier (MA 2000) has been appointed as the new manager of Monash University ePress.

james rowlandSince completing his law degree with units at the Monash Prato Centre, James Rowland (LLB 2002) completed an internship at General Electric in Florence and now lives in Beijing, working for King & Wood PRC Lawyers.

David Neilson (BDes(VisComm) 2002) and wife Sandy Tsindos (BDes(VisComm) 2002), who met while at Monash, have recently formed creative agency Charles Elena Design, specialising in visual communications.

david fitzpatrickHilton Manufacturing engineer David Fitzpatrick (BE(Mech)(Hons) 2005) was recently named 2009 Young Manufacturer of the Year.

julianne halleyCSIRO scientist Julianne Halley (PhD 2005) received a fellowship to develop theoretical models of regulatory systems in stem cells that control cell fate.

adi rum and damian kovachFriends Adi Rum (BCompSc 2005, GradDipPsych 2007) and Damian Kovach (BCompSc 2006, BSc 2006) have co-founded an online fitness search engine - LocalFitness - to help people find a gym, fitness class or personal trainer suited to them.

natalie reidNatalie Reid (BBusCom 2005) has been selected to play in the Wallaroos squad, the Australian women's Rugby Union team.

josh cohenJosh Cohen (BMus 2008) recently opened the Josh Cohen School of Music in Malvern, Melbourne.

nayomi kannangaraMonash PhD student Nayomi Kannangara (BA 2006) is a senior specialist in child protection for Save the Children in Washington DC. Her role involves providing child protection support to Vietnam, Indonesia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh and Haiti.

emily petersonFormer litigation lawyer Emily Peterson (BSc 2006, LLB(Hons) 2006) left Arnold Bloch Leibler to establish her own business, a lawyer-client matching service called Legal Tender.

sue langleySue Langley (BA 2007) is a specialist in positive psychology. She has presented at several conferences worldwide and recently received a Graduate Certificate in Positive Psychology from Harvard University.

polixeni papapetrouPolixeni Papapetrou (PhD 2007) won the 2009 Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award for a work that reflects memories of her childhood. She has also received an Australia Council grant. She recently returned to Melbourne from Korea where she exhibited her work.

Felicity Spear (PhD 2008) is one of three artists whose work featured in Beyond Visibility: Light and Dust, a Melbourne exhibition that explored human efforts to make pictures of what lies beyond Earth's atmosphere.

julia farrellJulia Farrell (MBus 2008) is manager of training and development for the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport Ltd, a role that includes educating racing officials about safety.

To share your news, career changes or achievements with fellow alumni, contact Alumni Relations at monashalumni@adm.monash.edu.au.