Sales, Microscopy, SA/NT
Andrew works in the Life Sciences Division and handles South Australia and Northern Territory. Andrew undertook a Bachelor degree in Chemical Technology at the University of South Australia, graduating in 1996. Andrew comes to us having spent 10 years in a private industrial research organisation predominantly involved in physical chemistry techniques.
Andrew initially joined Coherent Scientific in 1996, after doing PhD studies at Griffith University, and managed the Physical Science Division before taking up a position with Coherent Inc in Santa Clara, CA in 2001. Between 2001 and 2008 Andrew held a number of positions within Coherent Inc, including Sales Manager for North America for the Lambda Physik subsidiary and Director for Marketing for Instrumentation, OEM, Medical and Graphic Arts market segments. Andrew left Coherent Inc in 2008 to move to Veeco Instruments Metrology and Instrumentation Division as the VP of Strategic Marketing and Business Development, who were acquired by Bruker Corp in 2010. Welcome back Andrew!! He is the Managing Director and also will be managing our Life Sciences and Metrology Instrumentation Divisions.
Annie has been part of the administration team at Coherent Scientific since November 2000. She is presently the Service Administration Coordinator and manages all administrative duties within the service department. This involves return to factory repairs and spare parts enquiries/sales.
Sales, Microscopy, NSW (Metro)
The newest addition to our life sciences sales team in NSW!
Sales, Microscopy, WA
Brad works in the Life Sciences Division and handles sales throughout Western Australia. Brad is well known to many WA customers having been involved in sales and support of Nikon products going right back to 1980.
Caitlin runs our despatch area and makes sure all goods are despatched to you promptly and packaged securely.
Sales and Service
Christian is based in Brisbane and handles sales in the nanotechnology area, with products offered by NT-MDT, Hysitron, LakeShore and also TMC. Christian is also responsible for servicing lasers in Queensland and northern areas of NSW. He has extensive technical and hands-on laser experience.
Dr Dale Otten
Sales, Physical Sciences
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Dale Otten to our sales and service team. Dale has recently completed a PhD at UC Berkeley, where he was a member of Professor Rich Saykally's group. His thesis describes the nonlinear surface spectroscopy of electrolytes in the air/aqueous interface via UV-Vis second harmonic generation (SHG). Dale has over six years experience working with ultrafast tunable laser systems and will be focusing on sales and service of our scientific laser products. We are very excited to have Dale join our team and we look forward to introducing him to our customers over the coming months.
Dr Jen Weeks
After completing her PhD in Physical and Inorganic Chemistry at the Univesity of Adelaide, Jen spent a year in Oxford University as a Postdoctoral Fellow studying Supramolecular Chemistry. Jen joined Coherent Scientific in March 2001 and is the Manager of the Nanoscale Characterisation division. Jen is currently on maternity leave, returning 2013.
National Sales Support, Microscopy
Julia has been working for Coherent Scientific in a support role since March 2001 and is primarily responsible for managing Nikon demonstration stock. She has a business degree from the University of SA and can help direct your enquiries within the Life Sciences division.
Julie de Bernardin
Accounts and Reception
Julie splits her time between working in the accounts department and as one of our receptionists.
Keith is our field service engineer for Victoria and South Australia. He has been involved with Coherent Scientific since 1998 and holds an Associate Diploma in Electronics. Keith has extensive experience with laser and otpical systems. He has attended many formal laser service certification course at our suppliers manufacturing facilities.
Sales, Microscopy, QLD
Dr Lachlan McKimmie
SPM Sales and Service
After completing a PhD in Chemical Physics followed by a 2 year post-doc stint, Dr Lachlan McKimmie joins Coherent Scientific as one of our field service engineers. Lachlan is based in Melbourne and has extensive experience in ultrafast laser spectroscopy and time-resolved imaging, soon to be branching into scanning probe techniques and lithography.
Lidia is Coherent Scientific's Financial Controller and is responsible for all accounting issues and procedures.
Sales, Physical Sciences
Having worked in both sales and service roles during her 15 years at Coherent Scientific, Margaret is a very experienced member of our team. She is able to assist you with enquiries about service contracts for any of the laser systems we sell, as well as sales of laser gas and safety eyewear.
Systems Coordinator and Service
Mark is the Systems Coordinator for Coherent Scientific, managing the network and computer systems. Mark also offers technical support for instrument service and software related issues, and is also a factory certified service engineer for Nikon's Laser Microscopy systems.
Sales, Microscopy, NZ
Melanie opened our Auckland office in February 2003 and is responsible for sales in New Zealand's North Island. She has a Master of Science degree and many years experience with Nikon products.
Office Manager and Accounts
Michelle has been with Coherent Scientific since 1989 and been the Office Manager for most of that time, managing the support staff and the company's policies and procedures. She is also currently assiting in the accounts department.
Nick Cole has worked with Coherent Inc lasers for over 25 years, first as an engineer working on the development of the Innova 300 ion laser at Coherent Inc and for the past 20 years as a field service engineer for Coherent Scientific. He has vast experience on many different laser types, many factory service certifications and now leads our field service team.
Norman, along with two colleagues, Paul and Boris, established Coherent Scientific in August 1989. Norman has been the Managing Director since 1992. He assists the division managers, Paul and Andrew, in the day to day management, business development and sales management of the company. He has a background in Physics research, having previously undertaken PhD studies at the University of Adelaide.
Dr Paul Wardill
Manager, Physical Sciences
Along with Norman Jones and another colleague, Paul established Coherent Scientific in August 1989 after a previous two years in the industry. He is a director and secretary for the company, as well as the Manager of the Physical Sciences Division. He has a PhD in Physics and has written several publications.
Sales, Microscopy, QLD
Sales, Microscopy, Tas
Peter has his own business and handles the sale of our Life Sciences products throughout Tasmania.
Sales, Microscopy, VIC
Rishi operates his own business and sells Nikon microscopes and related equipment throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria. Rishi is well known throughout Victoria selling microscopy equipment for more than a decade.
Rose is the accounts assistant and is responsible for supporting Lidia in all accounting procedures.
Teresa has been with Coherent Scientific in 1991. She offers marketing and sales support to the management and sales staff, and is currently also our webmaster and marketing coordinator.
Imports Coordinator and Sales, Life Sciences
Tim has been working with Coherent Scientific since early 2004. He is responsible for sale of Life Sciences consumables and of all WPI products. Tim is also our Imports Coordinator, managing the transit of all goods from our suppliers to you.
Sales, Microscopy, ACT/NSW, NZ
After working overseas for several years, we are really happy to welcome Tony back to our team. With training as a Medical Technician in Histology, Microbiology and Immunology, and having worked selling Nikon since 1986, Tony has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and needs no introduction to many of you. He will be covering regional NSW and ACT as well as the South Island of New Zealand.