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John Kirwan

Administrative Coordinator

BEng (Hons.), TMIEAust

Program: Central Team

John has a diverse working background that covers administration, quality assurance, accounts analyst, Civil and Structural Engineering, construction supervision as well as research and development.  He is also a part-time postgraduate student and is currently writing up his MPhil thesis.

As an Administrative Coordinator John’s role covers various aspects of the institute such as HDR, Facilities, Asset Management, providing secretariat support, preparing reports, grants and contracts tracking, coordinating Brown Bag seminars and Web maintenance.

John assists with potential PhD student evaluation, student queries and arranging doctoral milestone presentations during their candidature.  His experience with site inspections means he is adept at handling facilities related issues where his role covers anything from reporting building defects to arranging building access to visitors, students or new staff.  John also oversees the IPPE asset register ensuring asset requests are dealt with efficiently.  He is also responsible for maintaining and updating the IPPE web pages as well as video-editing Brown Bag presentations which are published weekly on the IPPE home page and IPPE’s YouTube channel.



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