SRI Team

Kristine Hendry 
Senior Executive Officer

Kristine’s role at the SRI draws together her background at a Global 500 technology company, her experience in the not-for-profit sector, and a desire to make a positive social impact. Kristine worked for 15 years at Hewlett-Packard, managing large-scale engagements for clients in a diverse range of industries. She held leadership positions in account management, program management and business development. Prior to joining the SRI, Kristine worked in event management at MS Research Australia; as well as volunteering to provide fundraising, events and marketing services to a number of charities and organisations in her local community.


Emma Peleg
Project Manager, SCI Research Collaborations Project

Emma Peleg began her career as nurse educator and senior intensive care nurse. In recent years she has worked with start-up medical device companies, supporting clinical trials and leading the implementation of innovative heart and circulation equipment in hospitals across USA and Asia-Pacific. Emma's has built up a broad-ranging skills-set that includes project management, stakeholder relationships and content development. She is an active volunteer in The Global Women’s Project and is currently completing a Diploma in Project Management. She is excited about the SRI’s Collaborations Project and its potential to improve the lives of those living with spinal cord injury.


Deirdre Mori
Development Manager

Deirdre Mori has over 15 years experience working for the City of Melbourne, Department of Premier and Cabinet and the National Gallery of Victoria in developing corporate partnerships and individual giving.  In this role she has worked with many of Australia's blue chip corporations including Foster's Group, Bluescope Steel, CGU Insurance, Macquarie Bank, Ernst & Young, Tattersalls and ANZ to name a few.  A former student of Dame Joan Hammond, she has a passion for opera and the fine arts.