I am a communication researcher and trainer, with expertise in new communication technology for developing nations, and research background in development-related communication issues.
My current research interest is in the strategic use of mobile phones in development and rural service delivery.
Countries of experience: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Papua New Guinea
Languages: English (mother tongue), Melanesian Tok Pisin (fluent), Yapese (basic), Nepali (basic), Egyptian Arabic (basic)
Affiliation: Visiting Fellow, School of International, Political and Strategic Studies, Australian National University
Mobile Communications Research Consultant, Economic and Public Sector Program, Papua New Guinea, November 2011 to present
Lecturer in the Communication Arts Department of Divine Word University in Madang, Papua New Guinea, 2004-2007
Program Manager, 2RPH, Sydney: Radio for the Print Handicapped of NSW, Sydney, Australia, 2002-2004
Convenor and Lecturer, Radio Broadcasting unit for Masters students, Centre for International Communication, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, second semester 2004
Audio Engineer, NS Media: North Supply Business Communications Systems, Sydney, Australia, 2000-2003
Media Trainer, Yap Media Department, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
Various roles at ABC Radio, Sydney, Australia