Hear From Our Mentors

Thanks to the generosity of all our mentors, this Career Access Mentoring Program has helped many of our students successfully plan their careers and gain clarity and motivation to pursue their dream jobs.

We believe the experience shared from our mentors in this program might be inspiring to people who are part of the University of Adelaide community and others outside of this program, as well as lifting the awareness and value of volunteering and mentoring particularly during challenging times.

Take a look at the featured profiles below and click on each to discover the benefits and incredible outcomes of being a part of our mentoring program.

Amber Coppins

Year of Graduation: 2011

Academic Program: Bachelor of Human Resource Management

Current Position: Senior Talent Consultant

Organisation: Deloitte Australia, Adelaide


Amos Xia

Year of Graduation: 2018

Academic Program: Master of Software Engineering

Current Position: Software Engineer (Site Reliability Engineering)

Organisation: Google, Sydney


Anna Kalamkarian

Year of Graduation: 2019

Academic Program: Honours Degree in Health and Medical Science (Public Health) 

Current Position: Public Health Researcher

Organisation: University of Adelaide


Bernard How

Year of Graduation: 2011

Academic Program: MBA (Masters of Business Administration)

Current Position: Asia Lead & Director (Commercial Presales)

Organisation: Microsoft, Singapore


Damon Zhang

Year of Graduation: 2015

Academic Program: Master of Finance and Economics

Current Position: Finance Officer

Organisation: MS Society, Adelaide


Jonathan Wong

Year of Graduation: 2020

Academic Program: MBA (Masters of Business Administration)

Current Position: Training Consultant

Organisation: Beacon Consulting, Singapore


Jing Li

Year of Graduation: 2007

Academic Program: Bachelor of Finance 

Current Position: Principal Consultant 

Organisation: JOID International Consulting, Adelaide


Mark Ma

Year of Graduation: 2011

Academic Program: Master of Accounting & Finance

Current Position: Managing Director 

Organisation: Jaquillard Minns Chartered Accountants, Adelaide


Rebecca Chin

Year of Graduation: 1994 

Academic Program: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Marketing) 

Current Position: Chief Consultant

Organisation: DRC Business Solutions, Malaysia


Rebecca Jones

Year of Graduation: 2007

Academic Program: Master of Arts (International Studies) 

Current Position: Chief Operating Officer

Organisation: Pyrra Technologies Inc, Switzerland


Richard Mu

Year of Graduation: 2012

Academic Program: Master of Computer Science

Current Position: Director / Consultant / Data Scientist

Organisation: MY Homes / Celsus / Corelogic, Adelaide


Risha Na

Year of Graduation: 2017

Academic Program: Master of Accounting and Finance

Current Position: Analyst, Investment Analytics and Data

Organisation: Lazard Asset Management, Sydney


Tah Wee See

Year of Graduation: 2009

Academic Program: Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronics)

Current Position: Technical Account Manager 

Organisation: Dell EMC (Dell Technologies), Singapore


Yikai Wang

Year of Graduation: 2012

Academic Program: Master of Global Food and Agriculture Business; Master of Trade

Current Position: Senior Financial Advisor

Organisation: Nomura Orient International Securities Co., Ltd. Beijing Branch, China


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