Our Staff

Our Pindi Pindi family is made up of highly-skilled people who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our organisation.  Our people come from many different nations across Australia and overseas.  This rich diversity of culture, language and history strengthens our sense of community and adds value to all the work we undertake.

 

Dr Bryn Roberts – Chief Executive Officer

BEd (Hons), MA, PhD

Bryn is a Wadjela man - born and raised in North Wales with strong connections to Arthog (Meirionedd) and Llansannan (Denbigh). His interest in Aboriginal issues began in the 1970s during his time as a teacher at Pormpuraaw (formerly Edward River Aboriginal Mission) on the west coast of Cape York Peninsular, Far North Queensland.

Over the past 40 years Bryn has worked with and for Aboriginal people in a number of roles. His work includes reviewing Australia’s Aboriginal languages, writing a book on Aborigines in Business, directing an Aboriginal fashion house, developing corporate, strategic and business plans, and facilitating workshops on corporate governance, needs assessment, community development, health and wellbeing. Bryn is also a Director of First People International and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia.
Email:  bryn.roberts@pindipindi.org.au


Dr Prem Mudhan  – Senior Researcher

PhD, MA, BA(Hons),Grad Dip.Teaching, Cert IV Training and Assessment

Prem was born in South Africa and has a strong background in Indigenous education. He taught Indigenous students in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. In Australia, he was Principal of a Kindergarten to Year 12 Aboriginal school which he led to be one of the fastest growing independent schools in Western Australia. This achievement contributed to him winning a PhD scholarship at Murdoch University in 2004 and graduating in 2008.

Over the past five years Prem has worked at senior levels in the State and Commonwealth Government where he has managed projects that have delivered significant economic, employment and education outcomes for Aboriginal people throughout the State. In 2011 he was acknowledged by the Minister’s Office for his contribution to Aboriginal education and training.

Prem also has strengths in strategic planning and grants development.   
Email: prem.mudhan@pindipindi.org.au

 

Jaylon Tucker – Research Assistant

Jaylon is a young Wongi-Noongar man who was born on Wadjuk country, Perth WA and was educated in Perth and Kalgoorlie. He is currently working as a junior research assistant on wellbeing research conducted at Pindi Pindi. Jaylon has 5 years previous experience working in with Aboriginal organisations in Perth and Kalgoorlie.  He has a passion for the expression of individuality using media and sound and has been instrumental in producing newsletters and logos.
Email: jaylon.tucker@pindipindi.org.au