Naomi is a PhD student within the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM). Her research project investigates the challenges facing boundary organisations relating to governance and knowledge outputs in contentious policy arenas.  

Before this she worked as a research officer with CSRM, focusing on the economic impact of mining on communities and the role of evidence-based research, policy formulation and governance and integrity systems in the extractive industries. Before joining CSRM, Naomi was a senior research consultant and project manager on a number of social research projects for government and research industry clients, with a particular focus on social policy outcomes for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and Indigenous communities.

Naomi holds a MA in Anthropology from Melbourne University. She also holds a Graduate Certificate in Governance and Public Policy from The University of Queensland.

She has contributed to a number of research reports and has been Fellow of the Australian Anthropological Society since 2008. She is also a Full Member of the Australian 


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