Intersect is pleased to announce that Satish Nair has returned to Intersect, taking on the role of Interim CEO whilst we undertake a recruitment process for the CEO role. Satish has a long history with Intersect including 6 years as Intersect CFO (2012 – 2018), and his roles as CFO (2012-2015) and COO (2015-2018) at SIRCA & RoZetta Technologies.
Welcome back Satish Nair and congratulations Jonathan, Ghulam and Aidan.
When asked what excited him about joining the Intersect team again, Satish stated that he is passionate about creating and supporting high-performance teams that are self-motivated with a strong service culture. He sees Intersect as pivotal to the Australian research landscape and is excited about working with the team to position Intersect as a leading eResearch Organisation, much valued by its members.
Satish will be supported in his interim role by some reorganisation within the Intersect team.
Jonathan Arthur taking on the role of Acting COO. Jonathan has been with Intersect since 2017 in the role of National Services Manager. This new position recognises Jonathan’s existing relationships with all Members and an understanding of their needs across the breadth of products, services and technologies offered by Intersect.
Ghulam Murtaza taking on the role of Acting Services Manager – Regional. Ghulam is an experienced eResearch Analyst who has been with Intersect since 2014. Ghulam will be the membership contact for all members in Victoria, South Australia, ACT and Regional NSW, working with the eResearch Analysts at these universities. We look forward to him acting in this role and sharing his considerable knowledge across the group.
Aidan Wilson taking on the role of Acting Services Manager – Metro. Aidan is an experienced eResearch Analyst who has been with Intersect since 2015. He will be the membership contact for members in the Sydney metro area, including UNSW Sydney, University of Sydney, ACU, WSU and UTS, working closely with the eResearch Analysts at these universities and continuing to have specific responsibility for eRA services at ACU. Thank you to Aidan for stepping up into this expanded role and growing his remit across our long-standing local membership base.