The Go8 Team
Ms Vicki Thomson
Vicki Thomson is the Chief Executive of the Group of Eight, taking up the role in January 2015.
Prior to this role she was Executive Director of the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN).
Ms Thomson's diverse background covers print and electronic journalism, politics, issues management and the higher education sector. She has an extensive media, political and policy background and was Chief of Staff to a South Australian Premier.
She is a Board member of the European Australian Business Council and is a member of the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan Steering Group.
She has extensive experience in building relationships between business, industry and universities, and supporting increased access to university for people from all backgrounds.
In 2016 she was named in The Australian Newspaper’s Top 30 most influential people in Higher Education.
Dr Matthew Brown
Deputy Chief Executive, Matt.Brown@go8.edu.au, (02) 6175 0708
Dr Sally Nimon
Director, International and Industry Policy, Sally.Nimon@go8.edu.au, (02) 6175 0710
Ms Cheryl Kut
Director, Research Policy, , (02) 6175 0709
Mr Felix Pirie
Director, Education and Equity, Felix.Pirie@go8.edu.au, (02) 6175 0707
Ms Alex Kennedy
Strategic Advisor, Alex.Kennedy@go8.edu.au, (02) 6175 0703, 0439 444 639 (for media enquiries)
Ms Tracey Hinchley
Executive Manager, , (02) 6175 0701
Ms Vivien Boosz
Administration Officer, email@example.com, (02) 6175 0700
General office number: (02) 6175 0700