STAFF

PHILIP COOKSON

Founder / CIO

Philip is the Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of Philology Pty. Ltd. Prior to working at Philology, Philip was the Director of Research for Server & Tools Business at Microsoft based in Microsoft's corporate headquarters in Redmond, USA, where he managed a team responsible for conducting primary and secondary research studies on Microsoft's Server products, Development Tools, and global IT Professional and Developer audiences. This included management of the global Microsoft Server and Developer Tracker studies.

Philip worked for Apple for over 10 years, and was the Senior Director for Global Market Research & Analysis, where he was responsible for conducting global market analysis and customer research relating to Apple's new products and strategic initiatives (including iMac, iPod, Apple's Retail Store strategy, and Apple’s Education market insights).

Philip is also a Qualified Professional Market Researcher, certified by the Australian Market & Social Research Society (2004-2014).

KIA DIVARIS

Senior Project Administrator

Kia is an experienced project manager and administrator. She holds a Bachelors of Science Degree from Monash University, as well as a Teaching Diploma and has also completed a Quality Process Control Certificate program from the University of Santa Clara. After spending several years as a professional microbiologist, working in the Food Technology and Pharmaceutical industries, Kia also worked as a quality control certification inspector for the Australian National Biological Standards Laboratory.

Kia is responsible for maintaining the overall quality control processes, and is involved in end-user documentation, training and software quality testing for Philology's QEDML(Query) software suite.

ANDREW MILTON

Independent Creative Consultant

Andrew is an experienced graphic/interactive designer and technical artist. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Games Graphics Design) from RMIT University, an Advanced Diploma of Arts (Electronic Design and Interactive Multimedia), and is a member of the Golden Key Honors Society.

Prior to joining Philology, Andrew worked primarily in the Print/Web Industry in both design and production, and also as a part time tutor for aspiring multimedia students.

Andrew continues to be involved in providing visual design solutions for Philology's interactive projects. He is an accomplished artist in digital media and has created many original pieces of artistic work that have been exhibited as part of the Jewish Holocaust Museum redevelopment project permanent display.