Cheryl Brown is the administrator for the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research, looking after all aspects of Centre operations such as marketing and events, finance and HR. She also has a hand in overseeing the BLUEsat student space-projects society, of which she was a founding member in her undergraduate days at UNSW.
After leaving a BSc in Physics and Astronomy to pursue Arts majors in Philosophy and The History and Philosophy of Science, she worked a variety of roles in the not-for-profit sector before commencing with UNSW Engineering in student services in 2007. In 2011 she left that role to travel across Europe, Russia & Mongolia. She returned to Sydney after a year to concentrate on completing a Masters in Ancient World Studies at Sydney University while working part time with UNSW Built Environment, performing assorted admin roles and assisting the Associate Dean (Education). She continues to pursue her love of history and travel, successfully participating her first archaeological dig on the Greek island of Andros in October 2014.
Cheryl joined the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research at the start of 2014 in the role of Administrative Officer before shifting over to Operations Coordinator in 2015.