CSDA team members
With a background in applied science, research management and commercialisation, Vivienne manages contracts and partnership relationships as well as creating new growth opportunities for CSDA.
Larissa is CSDA’s project manager and ensures that projects are delivered on time and to the satisfaction of partner agencies.
Emily is based in Chicago, and ensures existing projects are on track and regularly shares CSDA’s work with interested groups and individuals around the US.
Esther has an extensive background in child welfare practice as well as policy at the federal level. She supports CSDA to ensure that the tools which CSDA develops are embedded within good frontline practice.
Athena is a senior IT engineer specialising in programming, data visualisation and bridging the gap between data scientists and agencies.
Trish looks after all of the Centre’s administration needs, from finance, contracts, travel, events and HR to supporting smooth day-to-day operation.
Hayley supports the team with data quality assurance and data visualisation. She also helps with model building and evaluation.
Ye (Zoe) is the recipient of a 2018 AUT Vice Chancellor’s Doctoral Scholarship and is completing a PhD in Economics partially supervised by Rhema Vaithianathan.
Oliver is completing a PhD supervised by Tim Maloney and Rhema Vaithianathan, investigating the causal influence of social housing on individual wellbeing.
Alex is the recipient of a 2018 AUT Vice-Chancellor's Doctoral Scholarship. His PhD investigates using decentralised technologies to achieve data sovereignty in the NZ health sector.