Team

Our team


We have unrivalled expertise in design, research and strategy and are passionate about using our skills to work inclusively with organisations and communities.

Dr Reuben Stanton

Dr Reuben Stanton

Managing Director and Co-Founder

Dr Chris Marmo

Dr Chris Marmo

CEO and Co-Founder

Ernez Dhondy

Ernez Dhondy

General Manager, Client Services

Dan Woods

Dan Woods

General Manager, Business Operations

Jess Allison

Jess Allison

People and Operations Director

Cat Sutton-Long

Cat Sutton-Long

Research Director

Iain Phillips

Iain Phillips

Design Director

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Blaise Palmer

Delivery Director

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Bridget Kelly

Principal Research and Data

Hope Lumsden-Barry

Hope Lumsden-Barry

Principal Designer

Rachel Podbury

Rachel Podbury

Principal Strategic Designer

Hannah Stocks

Hannah Stocks

Principal Strategy and Innovation

Dr Niels Wouters

Dr Niels Wouters

Principal Researcher

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Dean Gifford

Lead Designer and Technologist

Charlotte Greally

Charlotte Greally

Lead Strategic Designer

Emily Hamilton

Emily Hamilton

Lead Strategic Designer

Duc Ho

Duc Ho

Lead Visual Designer

Eily Williams

Eily Williams

Resourcing and Operations Lead

Dr Ian Pollock

Dr Ian Pollock

Senior Design Researcher

Natasha Sutila

Natasha Sutila

Senior Researcher

Leah Pedroza

Leah Pedroza

Employee Experience Manager

Jacinta Manivong

Jacinta Manivong

Marketing Coordinator

Farhana Ismail

Farhana Ismail

Design Researcher

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Charlotte McCombe

Design Researcher

Open roles


Working at Paper Giant means working as part of a small, passionate, and supportive team of design practitioners.

Business Development Lead

We’re looking for a Business Development Lead to join our team. You care about delivering impact in the world and convincing clients that we’re the right team for the job.

Our ideal candidate is a clear, effective communicator who can craft proposals that respond to client needs. You are skilled in implementing business development processes and possess a continuous improvement mindset, committed to enhancing our tools, systems, and processes.


Can’t see a position? We’re always looking for great people to join our team, so say hello by sending an email to careers@papergiant.net with a bit about yourself.

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Paper Giant acknowledges the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Ngunnawal and Bundjalung people as the Traditional Owners of the lands on which our offices are located.

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country on which we meet and work throughout Australia. We recognise that sovereignty over the land has never been ceded, and pay our respects to Elders past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website may contain images and voices of deceased people.