Member Advisory Forum (MAF)

Industry News December 1, 2021
Member Advisory Forum (MAF)
NATA team

The newly established Member Advisory Forum (MAF) held its first meeting on 1st December 2021. The purpose of MAF is to:

  • Provide insight, guidance and advice on trends, drivers and priorities relevant to NATA members about accreditation and other NATA services
  • Gain feedback on initiatives/activities either in place or proposed

At the meeting, the inaugural MAF members, NATA executive and senior management, expressed their commitment to ongoing strategic level dialogue on topics relevant to NATA Members about accreditation and NATA’s other services.

Our MAF members  represent a range of industries, geographic regions and both public and private organisations:

Mr. Andrew Murray, Principal Scientist, Toowoomba Regional Council 

Mr. Andrew Taylor, National Technical Service and Training Manager, Bullivants Pty Ltd  

Mr. Angelo Zaccari, Managing Director / Principal Technologist, Aben Technical Services Pty Ltd  

Mr. Anthony Wynn, Group Technical and Compliance Manager, Trescal (Australia) Pty Ltd

Ms. Cathy Carolan, Pathology Regulatory and Information Services Manager, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Mr. David Springer, National Commercial Manager, Envirolab Group 

Mr. Matthew Courtney, Chief Executive Officer, Intega Group Limited

Mr. Peter McCafferty, Chief Executive Officer, ChemCentre  

Dr Roger Chong, Veterinary Aquatic Pathologist (Senior Research Scientist), CSIRO

 Dr Saman Buddhadasa, Officer in Charge Port Melbourne, NMI National Measurement Institute (NMI) Analytical Services           

More information is available on the NATA website and in the brochure below: