Our people

Staff and collaborators

Without the staff, collaborators and student assistants this project would not be running.

Our team of staff covers everything from logistics and website creation to workshop management, funding partner contacts and outreach.

Anita Talberg is Academic Convenor of the University of Melbourne's Climate and Energy College. She is also the Science Coordinator for the Climate College's bilateral Australia-wide research project, the Australian-German Energy Transition Hub.

Anita completed her PhD research on geoengineering at the University of Melbourne in 2018. Previously, Anita worked for the Research Branch of the Parliamentary Library in Canberra, providing analysis and advice on climate and energy to Federal parliamentarians. In 2011 she spent a brief period at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Anne is the College Manager at the Australian-German Climate and Energy College. Anne has a background in international collaboration, stakeholder engagement, strategic planning, program management and administration through former roles at the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering as Senior Project / Research and Policy Officer - International and with the Australasian Industrial Research Group as Executive Officer. During this time, Anne also undertook an Endeavour Executive Fellowship to progress strategic partnerships with Japan.