The Mosaic Space Team
John Pryzibilla BA Hons, ATEMF - Managing Director & Chief Consultant
John has 15 years’ experience as a Consultant to higher education institutions internationally. He has an extensive background in universities, educational technology, communications and computing. His past university roles have included Quality Manager at the University of Adelaide and Senior Assistant Registrar (Systems) at the University of South Australia, where he initiated a number of innovative student-related systems developments. John has chaired several sector-wide committees in Australian higher education, and regularly contributes to higher education conferences in Australia, the UK and USA. His experience in matters of university space management led to the development of an expanded set of timetable benchmark measures that are being trialed and studied at a number of institutions. He has been recognised as a Fellow of the Association of Tertiary Education Management, and is a member of the UK Association of University Administrators.
Kenn Fisher BTech, GradDipEd, MProjMgt PhD – Translational Researcher/Designer
One of the leading learning environment planners with international recognition, Kenn has worked in Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. He holds the position of Associate Professor in the Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning.at Melbourne University; recognition of his research and work in university space planning also includes the award of Doctor of Science (honoris causa) from Deakin University.
As an ongoing consultant to the OECD (where he held the post of Head of the Program on Educational Building in Paris in 1997/8) Kenn is multi-skilled in a range of disciplines having practiced in all education sectors as a teacher and academic, a strategic facility and campus planner, a project, facility and design manager and also as a structural engineer. Through his specialist practice in educational planning - including master-planning, strategic facility planning and architectural briefing, Kenn acts as the prime interface between designers, researchers and teachers to co-create learning environments for new and emerging teaching, learning and research paradigms.
Sue Neale MSc BSc – Senior Consultant
Sue has a particularly strong understanding of university laboratory and research space, with over 25 years’ experience in laboratory and clinical medical research and with 35 peer reviewed scientific publications to her name. She has extensive knowledge of the tertiary education environment having worked in multiple roles at the University of Adelaide, University of Oxford and affiliated medical research institutions.
Sue’s strength in the analysis of large data sets grew directly from her medical research - at the University of Oxford, she made the transition from laboratory research to clinical research. Her subsequent move into clinical based research and large patient studies led her to develop skills in liaison with academic staff, students and patients.
At Oxford, Sue undertook a Masters of Medical Science and was involved in refining a new cell culture technique that she eventually brought back to Adelaide.
More recently, Sue has taken on a role in her family business as Chief Financial Officer and Administration Manager where she has developed experience in governance, compliance, financial management, project management and customer liaison. These skills have been a welcome addition to the operations of Mosaic Space.
Michael Neale MBus (Research) BBus (Marketing) GAICD FAMI CPMe – Chair, Advisory Board
Michael Neale is Chair of the Mosaic Space Advisory Board which provides long term strategic business advice to the directors of the company. In this respect, Michael plays a key role in the fabric of the business. He has also had a long association with Mosaic Space in the capacity of strategic marketing consultant bringing his diverse strategic marketing experience from a number of industries to look at our marketing strategy in new ways.
Michael Neale is Managing Director and Principal Consultant of Literally Brilliant, a strategic marketing consultancy company. Prior to this, he had a highly successful career in client-side strategic marketing in significant roles including Director of Marketing at ERA Technology in the UK, Director of Marketing and Strategic Communications at the University of Adelaide and Chief Marketing Officer for the San Remo food group, one of the most successful Australian owned food businesses.
Michael is currently also Chair of the Acoufelt Advisory Board, a leading acoustic materials group, and the Chair of the Bay to Birdwood, widely recognised as one of the great historic motoring events in the world. He has previously sat on the council of St Peter’s Cathedral, the board of the University of Adelaide Alumni Association, advisory boards for the BCom and BMedia degrees at the University of Adelaide and has served on numerous other not-for-profit and charity organisations.
Paul Young MACS CP – Technical Specialist
Paul is a Certified Professional with the Australian Computer Society with over 25 years’ experience leading technical teams supporting networks from small to large business and government. He has extensive systems design and support experience with Windows desktop (XP/7/10) and Server (2000/2008/2012/2016), Microsoft SQL Server, SCCM, Active Directory, virtualization (VMWare and Hyper-V) and endpoint protection.
Paul is Managing Director of R&J Consulting services which provides specialist security, network protection and ICT Systems consultancy services.
Liz Pryzibilla BA (CommStud), MBus (AdminMan) – Director & Consultant
Liz has over 20 years’ experience in universities, working in both academic and professional units. Immediately prior to her engagement with Mosaic Space, Liz spent 15 years as Director for the Centre of Professional and Continuing Education, which included the English Language Centre, at the University of Adelaide. She has current and relevant experience in managing academic and professional staff, and managing projects within a university structure. Her strengths include excellent communication and strategy skills, and a broad knowledge of higher education internationally. As a consultant, she has undertaken a range of reviews, surveys and audits.
Sarah Lynds BArchSt, BArch, MBA – Consultant
Sarah is an experienced space planner, program analyst and project manager with over 20 years’ experience in facilities management and capital development within the higher education sector. In her role as Senior Program Analyst for the University of South Australia, Sarah developed the university’s space management and planning guidelines, managed the development of campus master plans, provided space utilisation reporting and was involved in the development of the space module within the integrated workplace management system (FM Interact).