Vanessa Heffernan

Data Officer

The University of Sydney

Vanessa has a Master of International Public Health from the University of Sydney and has been a staff member here since 2011. Over the years, she has undertaken an array of different roles, including Deputy Chief of Staff in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office.

As Data Officer for CIPPS, Vanessa will be tasked with coordinating, documenting and implementing a system to organise large data sets across partner institutions.

Vanessa has a keen interest in conservation and sustainability, having founded her own sustainability start-up to educate and empower individuals to refuse single-use plastic and embrace the journey towards zero-waste.