Project Management

Cedric Robillot
eReefs Project Director

Dr. Cedric Robillot is Managing Director for HeadStart Development Pty Ltd, providing strategic advisory and program management services in a range of sectors. He was until 2012 Executive Manager for Seqwater (Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority) in charge of the Western Corridor Recycled Water Scheme and Gold Coast Desalination Plant ($3.5 billion asset portfolio).

Prior to joining the water industry, Cedric worked for 10 years in the biomedical field, co-founding the biotechnology company Cleveland Biosensors where he provided technology leadership in the development of proprietary diagnostic platforms and conducted business development activities in a range of countries across Europe and in the USA. He holds a PhD in Environmental Toxicology from the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, an Engineering Degree from the Paris School of Physics and Chemistry (ESPCI) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Kathleen Jones
Executive Assistant

Kathleen Jones is seconded to eReefs by the Great Barrier Reef Foundation and provides support to the Project Director on a part-time basis. She joined the Great Barrier Reef Foundation in 2013 as Executive Assistant to the Managing Director. Prior to joining the Foundation Kathleen had an extensive career as a court reporter, before moving into a role as a television captioner. This afforded her the opportunity to work widely throughout Australia and for a period in London.

Kathleen most recently worked for the state government implementing the Australian Business Excellence Framework and providing machine shorthand training.