Dr Arnaldo Barone
As Senior Lecturer (LH Martin Programs Coordinator), Arnaldo supports development and delivery of the LH Martin Institute executive education programs, seminars and conferences.
Arnaldo has amassed extensive experience working in policy development and implementation across the government and education sectors. His government experience includes a role as an economist at the Productivity Commission, as well as policy advisory roles for Victorian Government departments and Ministers. He has worked at senior levels in higher education and universities, focusing on policies related to research, as well as holding senior roles in the vocational education and training sector. Arnaldo has presented his expert knowledge to government and parliamentary inquiries and has authored numerous position papers and submissions delivered on the behalf of the higher education and vocational education sectors.
Ms Robyn Hodge
Robyn is the newly appointed (January 2020) Centre Manager, leading core business operations for the Melbourne Centre of the Study of Higher Education (Melbourne CSHE) and the LH Martin Institute.
Robyn leads a team of professional staff who support Melbourne CSHE’s programs and activities in professional development, research and engagement and as part of the Melbourne CSHE Leadership Group, contributes to its future business and strategy development.
Robyn completed a Masters of Business Administration in 2016 and a Masters of Education in 1998. She also has qualifications in Publishing and Editing and TESOL. Robyn has worked most recently at RMIT University. Prior to that, she held management and curriculum development positions at La Trobe and Melbourne Polytechnic. She also worked for a number of years in the Adult, Community and Further Education sector.
Mr Myron Yovannidis
As Program Officer, Myron supports development and delivery of the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (Melbourne CSHE)’s programs, including LH Martin Institute executive education programs, seminars and conferences.
In 2010 he completed his Graduate Diploma in Primary Education from La Trobe University and his work experience in teaching and education includes working in Japan and the United Kingdom. Myron has worked at the University of Melbourne since 2014. In 2019 he completed his Master of Arts and Cultural Management at the University of Melbourne.
Dr Dina Uzhegova
Dina is a Program Officer at the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education. She supports development and delivery of the Centre’s programs including LH Martin Institute postgraduate and executive education programs, seminars, conferences and other events.
Dina’s research interests focus on different aspects of internationalisation of higher education. Dina's PhD looked at internationalisation of universities in the eastern territories of Russia.