Associate Professor Monique Crane is the founder of Resilience Research and Training Systems. She is a registered psychologist, member of the Australian Psychological Society, and academic member of the College of Organisational Psychologists. She directs a program of research seeking to understand human resilience. Dr Crane has developed a new generation of resilience training based on accumulating research and theoretical advancements.
Gavin is an experienced education and capability development professional, specialising in the area of mental health, wellbeing, and resilience. Gavin has worked as a research academic, a senior Defence research scientist and a mental health projects and programs manager. The academic, research, and management positions he has held over the past two and a half decades have drawn on his advanced scientific research skills, including his ability to bring rigour, judgement, originality, and creativity to the process of solving complex problems.
Madison Kho is a registered Psychologist currently completing a Doctorate of Philosophy and Masters in Organisational Psychology at Macquarie University. Madison is conducting academic research and providing training to support the resilience of others. She works with the belief that every individual is of intrinsic value, deserves respect and unconditional regard, and has the right to be heard.
Kirsty Bucknell is a registered and endorsed organizational psychologist with over twenty years’ experience working in Australia and the UK, consulting to both public and private sectors. She is a fellow of the College of Organisational Psychologists, a member of the Australian Psychological Society, and an experienced non-executive director of NFPs. Kirsty is currently undertaking her PhD at Macquarie University exploring the roles of self-reflection and insight in resilience
Danny Boga is a registered psychologist and currently completing his PhD at Macquarie University. With over 25 years’ service in the Australian Army and currently a contractor to Defence, Danny is passionate about the development of human performance, leadership, and resilience programs. Danny has held principal roles ranging from front-line mental health work, organisational selection, occupational analysis, hostage repatriation, and training design. Danny currently represents Australia in the five nations Technical Cooperation Program on optimising resilience training.
Dr Anne-Marie Maxwell has a PhD in psychology and a background in early childhood education. She has over 20 years’ experience working with children and families in diverse contexts, including direct service delivery and management roles. Dr Maxwell's research focuses on understanding the development of and exploring opportunities to strengthen the resilience of parents across the transition to parenthood. This project includes a focus on strengthening resilience in professionals who provide support to new parents in Australia’s largest early parenting support organisation.
Dr Eyal Karin is an statistician and data scientist with a background in psychology. He specialises in clinical measurement and clinical evidence. Dr Karin's expertise in statistical methods supports the team to establish the evidence-base for developing resilience training programs.