Our team and boards

Editorial   Back to Top

Clea Chakraverty

Clea Chakraverty

Editrice Politique + Société

Clea Chakraverty a rejoint l'équipe de The Conversation en septembre 2016. Journaliste-éditrice, elle contribue aux éditions The Conversation Global Perspectives et The Conversation France où elle s'intéresse aux sujets couvrant le changement social, le féminisme, le fait religieux et l'identité, ainsi que l'Asie du Sud. Journaliste freelance en Inde et en France, elle a auparavant collaboré à the Indian Quarterly, Le Monde Diplomatique et Les Echos. En 2013, elle a reçu la Bourse Lagardère p...

Catesby Holmes

Catesby Holmes

Global Affairs Editor

Catesby has been an editor at Travel + Leisure and NACLA Report on the Americas. She is also a writer-reporter, focusing primarily on urban planning topics. Prior to joining The Conversation Global, Catesby worked at the Open Society Foundations, where she promoted independent journalism and drug policy reform in Latin America. She holds a BA from Wesleyan University and an MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Management   Back to Top

Damian Thompson

Damian Thompson

Director of Foundation Relations

Damian came to The Conversation from the Victorian Department of Primary Industries, where he worked on programs to deliver services to the agriculture sector. He previously worked as a policy adviser to the Victorian Minister for Agriculture and Small Business Department.

Technology   Back to Top

James Healy

James Healy

Technical Director

James studied software engineering at Swinburne University. Since then he has worked on researching network protocols and developing websites for several Australian companies and community groups.

Mark Cipolla

Mark Cipolla

Developer

After finishing a degree in Multimedia Design at Monash University, Mark has worked with a number of design and development teams, including Realestate.com.au and SitePoint.

Nick Browne

Nick Browne

Developer

Nick studied computer science at RMIT University. He has worked in Australia, India, Hong Kong and America before joining The Conversation.

Eleanor Kiefel Haggerty

Eleanor Kiefel Haggerty

Developer

Eleanor studied Archaeology and Classics at The University of Queensland. She began programming shortly after finishing University. Two years and 28 countries later, Eleanor joined The Conversation.

Josh Bassett

Josh Bassett

Data Platform Technical Lead

A UNSW alumnus, Josh enjoys applying CompSci rigour to all manners of problems. Prior to joining The Conversation he worked on several large projects including the Bendigo Bank mobile app, the New Zealand Stock Exchange, the Clear Grain Exchange, and the WordPress iPhone app.

James Hill

James Hill

Content Platform, Technical Lead

James studied computer science at UNSW. Since then his professional career has been equally split between Australia & the UK. Currently residing in London, he's joined The Conversation eager to work on meaningful software around the way we disseminate information.

Ben Macleod

Ben Macleod

Commercial Platform Senior Developer

Taking a left turn after a BA majoring in Linguistics, narrowly avoiding a career in rock and roll, Ben studied Software Development at RMIT. He comes to The Conversation from working on the TalkBox platform at ImpactData, and is keen to contribute to shaping the future of journalism.