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DEAN KIRKWOOD - GENERAL MANAGER

Dean oversees the management of RIN and builds the cooperative’s strengths through member engagement and connecting with buyers, government stakeholders and the community. He is responsible for the overall management of RIN’s operations and business development activities, while also managing the MIW METS SME Export Hub and assisting the region’s businesses in becoming export ready/developing further.

 

SONIA ANDERSEN - MEMBERSHIP EVENTS & PROJECTS MANAGER

Sonia is responsible for membership engagement, sponsorship recruitment and liaison, and project development and coordination. She engages keynote speakers for our signature events and manages program development for the Safety Conference and Professional Development Conference. Sonia also develops and manages the marketing strategies for RIN activity and coordinates a broad range of marketing materials for the organisation.

 

KELLY STRACHAN - FINANCE MANAGER

Kelly oversees RIN’s finances and administrative duties. Kelly is also an authorised MSIC issuing officer and  can assist with any enquiries related to applying for, or renewing an MSIC card.


 

STEPH HERNANDEZ - ADMINISTRATION & MSIC OFFICER

Steph is the first point of contact for RIN members and is responsible for our administrative and reception duties. Steph is also an authorised MSIC issuing officer and can assist with any enquiries related to applying for, or renewing an MSIC card.

 

STACEY GRECH - EVENTS COORDINATOR 

Stacey coordinates all elements of RIN’s signature events and monthly Industry Briefings. She organises our R U OK? Day breakfast, the WH&S and COED working group meetings, and assists with any other events throughout the year.

 

LEA YEPES - EXPORT HUB ADMINISTRATOR

Lea Yepes is the new part-time MIW SME METS Export Hub administrator. Lea is responsible for coordinating projects, identifying existing and potential export businesses, assisting in the development of international market analysis, coordinating export specific training and market intelligence, and helping promote the MIW METS brand as innovative, responsive and globally competitive.