The South Australian Museum is proud to have some of the most highly regarded science and research staff in the country, working with some of the premier natural and cultural collections in the world.

There are fewer than 90 full time equivalent staff at the Museum. We are greatly assisted in our work by more than 200 volunteers, students and Honoraries.

Dr Terry BertozziResearch Scientist – Bioinformatics
Dr Andrew Barham BlackHonorary Research Associate
Dr Tessa BradfordFacility Manager, South Australian Regional Facility for Molecular Ecology and Evolution
Dr Leslie ChisholmSenior Collection Manager
Prof Steve CooperPrincipal Research Scientist
Dr Andrea L. CrowtherSenior Collection Manager
Prof Steve DonnellanChief Research Scientist
Mr Ralph FosterCollection Manager
Ms Anika GardnerCasual Staff
Dr Philippa HortonHonorary Research Associate
Dr Mark HutchinsonHonorary Researcher
Dr Catherine KemperSenior Research Scientist
Dr Rachael KingResearch Scientist
Ms Chong-Soon Lee (Moon Lee)Assistant Collection Manager
Dr Remko LeijsHonorary Research Associate
Dr Eric G. MatthewsHonorary Research Associate
Mr Graham MedlinHonorary Research Associate
Ms Maya PenckCollection Manager
Mr Terry ReardonTechnical Officer
Dr Peter ShaughnessyHonorary Research Associate
Dr Matt Shaw Terrestrial Invertebrates Collection Manager
Ms Shirley SorokinCollection Manager
Ms Sally SouthCollection Manager
Mr David StemmerCollection Manager
Assoc Prof Mark StevensSenior Research Scientist
Ms Ikuko Tomo Honorary Research Associate
Emeritus Professor Lesley WarnerHonorary Research Associate
Dr Chris WattsHonorary Research Associate
Dr Wolfgang ZeidlerHonorary Research Associate
Mr Keith MaguireCollections Data Manager and Co-ordinator
Ms Ingrid Van StreepenCollection Management Support
Ms Jo WoodCollection Management Support
Mr P. CarterManager of ICT Strategy and Infrastructure
Mr Taing ChengDesktop Support Officer
Mr Brent CollettOperations Manager
Mr Ben KowalczykTeam Leader Administration
Mr Brenton MacdonaldManager, Corporate Services
Mr Ross SimonMuseum Services Officer
Christina AngusDevelopment Coordinator
Ms Laurie-Anne JacksonExecutive Assistant to the Director
Ms Jenny ParsonsHead of Development
Ms Linda BuilthInformation Officer
Mr James SmithInformation Officer
Dr David BrautiganResearch Associate
Mr Ben McHenrySenior Collection Manager
Prof Allan PringHonourary Research Associate
Simone BannisterManager, Enterprise and Communications
Ms Elizabeth (Liz) BrownCafé and Catering Manager
Ms Angela FerrariManager of Special Events
Ms Ashleigh Glynn Communications Officer
Seirian Kitchener Acting Retail Manager
Ms Andrea MurphyManager, Communications and Marketing
Ms Eleanor AdamsProject Officer
Ms Alice BealeSenior Collection Manager
Dr Valérie BollHonorary Research Associate
Professor John CartyHead of Humanities
Ms Tara CollierCollection Manager
Dr Philip JonesSenior Curator
Michael O’DonoghueHonorary Research Associate
Mr Ken OrchardProject Officer
Mr Mark PharaohSenior Collection Manager
Anna RussoAboriginal Heritage and Repatriation Manager
Prof Peter J. SuttonHonorary Research Associate
Dr Jared ThomasWilliam and Margaret Geary Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art and Material Culture
Stephen ZagalaWorld Cultures Research Fellow
Mr Ali Abdullah-HighfoldFamily and Community History Consultant
Mr Shane AgiusArchive Access and Community Outreach Officer
Mr John Dallwitz Ara Irititja Project Manager
Ms Jill EvansLibrary Services Officer
Ms Lea GardamArchives Collection Manager
Mr George Robert SmithHonorary Research Associate
Ms Francesca ZilioHead, Information Resources
Dr Mary-Anne BinnieCollection Manager
Dr Jim GehlingHonorary Research Associate
Dr Mike LeeSenior Research Scientist
Mr Neville PledgeHonorary Research Associate
Mr Jo BainSupervisor of 3D Design
Ms Leeanne Bloomfield Community Education Officer
Mr Brett ChandlerSenior Exhibition Designer
Dr Luke ChenowethExhibitions Coordinator
Mr Tim GilchristManager, Temporary Exhibitions & Special Projects
Mr Jeremy GreenLead Exhibition Designer
Ms Margaret LloydCommunity Programs Coordinator
Mr Greg ParnellExhibition Services Officer
Dr Sheryn PitmanManager, Inspiring South Australia
Ms Mia PreradGraphic Designer
Mr Tom PyrzakowskiDesign Officer
Mr Brett SandeVisitor Experience Officer
Ms Teri TerraceSchools Administration Officer
Ms Emma-Lee ThomsonPublic Programs Coordinator - Executive
Ms Lara TorrManager, Community Programs
Ms Leanne WheatonEducation Program Manager
Ms Eva WilsonAboriginal Education Program Coordinator