Our Team

TEDxPerth is driven by a team of professionals. We are volunteers united by the transformative power of ideas. By giving a platform for the Ideas Worth Spreading of Perth's brightest thinkers and doers, we are proud to present a beacon for all that is remarkable, challenging and thought-provoking in Perth.

Joel Miller

Licensee and Creative Director

Gavin Buckley

Chief Executive Officer

Jasmin Hazelton

Marketing Director

Rob Lines

Lead Curator

Katie Spalding

Production Director

Carmen Smith


Emma Gibbens


Suzanne Waldron


Peter Cheng

Film Curator

Kabir Ramasary

Food Curator

Lisa Wynne

Assistant Production Director

Megan Martin

Producer, Salons and Events

Thuy Acacio

Partnerships Manager

Toni Mison

Partnerships Manager

Susan Weary

Partnerships Manager

Andy Farrant

Speaker Coach

Lisa Evans

Speaker Coach

Andrea Gibbs

Speaker Coach

Shil Shanghavi

Speaker Coach

Anita Adhitya

Speaker Coach

Kellie Hasluck

Speaker Coach

Sophie Zadeh

Speaker Coach

Cindy Kennedy

Speaker Coach

Karen Livey

Speaker Coach

Anthony Hasluck

River Stage Host

Mike Bell

Alumni Relations Manager

Lani Weston

Marketing Manager

Kayla Paul

Marketing Coordinator, Flagship

Linh Nguyen

Marketing Coordinator, Salons

Daniel Jackson


Mick Lee

Lead Photographer

Peta Brady

Blog Editor

Anna Burchfield

Blog Editor

Dirk Kelly

IT Manager

Jiaranai Keatnuxsuo

IT Coordinator

Kali Norman

TEDx Organiser Host

Amy Hallam

TEDx Organiser Co-Host

Leah O'Brien

Livestream Manager

Benjamin Fry

Technical Manager

Kayla MacGillivray

Installations Manager

Capucine Flipo

Event Coordinator, VIP Launch Reception

Tricia Ong

Event Coordinator, Speaker Breakfast

Kristen Barker

Volunteer Manager

Zena Ferguson

Volunteer Coordinator

Sharné Pretorius

Website Manager

Jessica Hodder

Finance Manager

Loren Cresswell

Board Coordinator
Board Members

Simon Dawkins

Chair, TEDxPerth

Joel Miller

Licensee and Creative Director

Kate Sturgeon


Tracy Deveugle-Frink

Company Secretary

Adil Bux

Board Member

Annabel Keogh

Board Member
Advisory Panel

Charlie Gunningham


Alison Gaines


Michael Tucak