Our team and boards

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Clea Chakraverty

Clea Chakraverty

Cheffe de rubrique Politique + Société

Clea a rejoint The Conversation en septembre 2016. Auparavant reporter à Bombay elle a collaboré au Monde Diplomatique, aux Echos, à plusieurs documentaires télévisés, et a contribué au lancement du magazine culturel the Indian Quarterly. Ses recherches en anthropologie religieuse (M2) l'ont menée dans le nord-est indien. Elle est lauréate 2013 de la Bourse Lagardère et membre du comité de rédaction de la revue Terrain.

Catesby Holmes

Catesby Holmes

Religion Editor | International Editor

Catesby is a journalist and editor who has worked at Travel + Leisure magazine, Open Society Foundations and Report on the Americas. Her writing has been published in CityLab, Slate, Next City and WIRED. Catesby has spent significant time abroad, primarily in Latin America, where much of her reporting is focused. She holds a BA in English from Wesleyan University and an MA in international affairs from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University.

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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.

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James Hill

James Hill

Head of Engineering

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tiago Amaro

Tiago Amaro

Developer

Tiago studied computer science at UFF (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil). His motto is to write better software that people will love.

Zoe Jazz

Zoe Jazz

Design Lead

Zoe works across a variety of products to enhance The Conversation’s user experience. As a UX specialist and design thinker, Zoe is excited about technology’s ability to enable better human communication and collaboration. Zoe has previously managed the Wilderness Society’s brand and website launch to raise awareness of nature conservation; founded Ain’t no Planet B to inspire 11k loyalists to live waste free; and supported the launch of Redbubble’s first iOS app and new-look design system.