Our Team

Effective Altruism Australia - Ben

Dr Ben Toner

Ben holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Caltech and a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from The University of Melbourne. Ben is a co-founder of Vesparum Capital, a capital markets advisory firm, and Draftable, an enterprise software startup.

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Dr Brenton Mayer

Brenton is a medical doctor in Cairns, QLD. He has worked with the charity evaluation organisation Giving What We Can and has an interest in public health.

Effective Altruism Australia - Ben

Peter Slattery

Peter is final year PhD student at the University of New South Wales. His research examines how to use websites and apps to effectively encourage activism, volunteering and philanthropy.

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Truman Biro

Truman is a corporate lawyer at a leading international firm. He completed his Bachelors of Laws (Hons) and Commerce (with Distinction) at the University of New South Wales. Note: Truman co-founded EAA but does not currently hold any role.

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Peter McIntyre

Peter is a fifth year medical student at the University of New South Wales. He has a background in events and sales management and is currently working at the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford.

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Anthony Obeyesekere

Anthony works for an international development organisation and has prior experience in the Australian, New Zealand and Sri Lankan governments. He holds an MA in Economics, plus undergraduate degrees in business, economics and mathematics.