Contact Safety Health & Wellbeing

Location Postal Address  Phone & Fax & Email

Room 306, Level 3
Margaret Telfer Building

71-79 Arundel St
Forest Lodge

Margaret Telfer Building K07

University of Sydney  NSW 2006

Tel: 9351 5555
Free:1800 550 105
Fax: 9351 5868


Safety Health & Wellbeing Leadership



Contact for:


Julia Cohen

Strategy, governance, reporting and systems development.

Manager, Work Health & Safety Services Matthew Mitchell Safety management system development, tools, resources and support services.
Manager, Staff Health Support Justine Sarin

Workers compensation and injury management.

Operations and Project Manager Tessie Phan Operational support for Safety Health & Wellbeing and coordination of SHW group projects such as the Mentally Healthy Workplace strategy.

Work Health & Safety Services



Contact for:

Work Health & Safety Adviser

Maria Nicolaou

Internal client support for:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (incl the School of Education and Social work but excl SCA)
  • Sydney Business School
  • Sydney Law School
  • University Operations (e.g. CIS, HR, ICT, Finance)
  • DVC Portfolios
Work Health & Safety Adviser Steve Marker

Internal client support for:

  • Faculty of Science (incl the Sydney School of Veterinary Science and the Sydney Institute of Agriculture)
  • Core Research Facilities
  • Sydney Nano Institute
  • Farms

Work Health & Safety Adviser

Daniel Crisafulli

Internal client support for:

  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
  • Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning
  • Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • Charles Perkins Centre (CPC)
  • Brain and Mind Centre (BMC)
  • Sydney College of the Arts

Work Health & Safety Adviser

Ashmeeta Kumar

Internal client support for all Health Faculities (soon to be amalgamated into the "Faculty of Medicine and Health":

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Nursing

Work Health & Safety Specialist (Biosafety)

Mon, Thurs, Fri

Jenny Thomson

Biosafety & gene technology advice and review of OGTR project applications.

Supports the University's Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).

Work Health & Safety Specialist (Chemical)

Sandra Chapman

Chemical safety advice, training, regulartory notifications and chemical information systems.

Work Health & Safety Specialist (Laboratory safety & compliance)

Mon to Thur

Davorka Bilic

Laboratory safety advice, OGTR certified PC2 inspections and certifications.

Work Health & Safety Specialist (WHS Auditing & Machinery Safety) Colin Chua

WHS Auditing and machinery safety (workshops and farms).

Work Health & Safety Specialist (Radiation Safety) Felix Werner

Radiation safety licensing and registration, training, review of research projects involving radiation and facility design.

Supports the University's Radiation Safety Committee (RSC).

Staff Health Support Services



Contact for:

 Health Support Coordinator

Adrian Cuenca

Sydney Business School

Sydney Law School

Brain and Mind Centre, Charles Perkins Centre, Sydney Nano Institute

Finance, CIS

DVC (Research), Office of Global Engagement

University Libraries

Health Support Coordinator

Ali Wilson

Architecture Design and Planning

Arts and Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, Sydney College of the Arts

The Conservatorium of Music

DVC (Indigenous Strategy and Services), Provost & DVC Office, Academic Promotions Unit, Professional & Continuing Education, Institutional Analytics & Planning

Vice Principal (External Relations), Marketing and Communications, Government Relations, Museums and Cultural Engagement, Seymour Centre

University Centres- US Studies Centre, China Studies Centre, John Grill Centre for Project Leadership, Suzhou Centr.

Health Support Coordinator

Gillian Boardman

Agriculture, Science, Veterinary Science, Engineering and IT

Vice Principal Operations Office, ICT

Health Support Coordinator

James Parsons

Dentistry, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy

Vice Chancellor's Office, Vice Principal (Advancement), Vice Principal (Strategy)

DVC (Registrar), DVC (Education)

Office of General Counsel

Human Resources

Wellbeing Services



Contact for:

Wellbeing Coordinator

Fiona Wolfenden

University wide wellbeing activities such as Healthy Minds workshops, mindfulness, staff flu vaccinations, Happy Body At Work (HBAW) and Global Challenge (GC).