Scitech's executive leadership team is comprised of Deb Banning as Chief Executive Officer and five business area leaders working collaboratively across the organisation to maximise STEM engagement for Western Australians.
Chief Executive Officer
As former Chief Executive Officer of the Cairns Chamber of Commerce, Deb is an experienced, energetic and passionate CEO. Deb brings a wealth of leadership and executive management experience from the private and public sectors, and has a strong track record of engaging with government and the community to grow businesses and make a difference.
Chief Operations Officer
Nick oversees Scitech’s day to day business operations and acts as the deputy to the CEO. He is responsible for the effectiveness and efficiency of all organisational processes with a view to improving the overall performance of the business. Nick manages the teams that design and build our exhibits and exhibitions, interact and engage with our visitors at the City West Science Centre and lead the Scitech experiences in regional Western Australia.
Executive Manager, Strategy & Planning
Kalien is responsible for analysing, programming and delivering priority strategic initiatives and projects. Core projects include Scitech's premises project, operating model implementation and business systems transformation. Kalien also oversees enterprise performance management, data, systems and process improvement as well as project and change management processes.
Executive Manager, Experience & Content
Danielle leads a team of content developers, customer research analysts and project planners to set Scitech’s STEM agenda, based on future sustainability, impact, innovation and relevance. Responsible for driving a customer centric culture, Danielle and her team will research, design and develop new and innovative customer centric products, services and STEM content.
Executive Manager, Engagement & Partnerships
Veronika leads a team of creative professionals who share all the diverse work Scitech achieves across Western Australia through communications, public relations and marketing. She manages the Scitech brand and organisational positioning, and drives business development and revenue sources for commercial sustainability through existing and new partnerships. Veronika also oversees the Creative Studio of designers and digital producers for Scitech and for Particle, Scitech’s digital news platform.
Chief Financial Officer
Chris manages Scitech’s centralised services in support of all staff goals and objectives, while ensuring the financial health, sustainability and viability of the organisation. He leads the team that empowers staff for Human Resources and WHS requirements, as well as managing IT support. Chris oversees shared services that facilitate bookings, events, logistics and administration, while also providing financial reporting and accounts, commercial advice, business and financial modelling and financial systems and process development.