Meet our staff
Scott has worked in communications, media evaluation, and academic editing. He holds a Master's in World History from the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, majored in Politics at the University of Adelaide, and completed an Arts Honours year in English at the University of Melbourne. He has a strong understanding of not-for-profit imperatives, having served in volunteer roles for several NGOs and community groups. He holds a DELE Diploma in C1 level Spanish and certification for teaching English as a foreign language.
Dr Shannon Schedlich
Chief Executive Officer
Dr Shannon Schedlich has experience in government, community engagement, universities, change leadership and governance reform. She has held a number of positions across government, including as a senior political adviser and Ministerial Adviser (Education). Shannon holds a doctorate in History from the University of Newcastle and has worked as a sessional lecturer and tutor. She comes to MCERA from the South Australian Cricket Association, where she has worked across community engagement and corporate affairs.
Andrew Williams holds a Bachelor of International Studies from the University of Adelaide, and has a strong interest in academic research, politics and public policy. He has worked in a variety of roles and fields, from labouring to hospitality and the service industry. He speaks conversational Arabic, having completed high school in Egypt.