Contact our Industry Engagement team

Get in touch to discuss how our researchers and students can be game-changers for your organisation.

Madeleine McManus OAM
Director Industry Engagement
T: +61 3 9905 6870
E: madeleine.mcmanus@monash.edu

Madeleine coordinates industry engagement for the faculty of Engineering and the faculty of Information Technology. Madeleine assists organisations wishing to engage with Monash University, including engagement with the Monash Industry Partnership Program and the Monash Industry Team Initiative. She has spent a number of years in the commercial and project engineering environment working in industries such as chemical, industrial and oil and gas both in Australia and overseas. Madeleine is passionate about working with engineers of the future, raising the profile of engineers in the wider community and ensuring the long term success of the profession.


Marc Pizzi
Industry Portfolio Manager
T: +61 3 9905 1946
E: marc.pizzi@monash.edu

Marc collaborates with industry for projects at Monash Engineering, drawing on the wide-ranging and significant talent of researchers in the faculty. Marc works in partnership with the leadership team of Monash Engineering and aligned institutes and centres to deliver mutually beneficial research projects with our industry partners. He supports interdisciplinary research and develops meaningful relationships with external organisations including industry, government and community partners. Marc has over 25 years of experience in Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Services in Australia and internationally as an Electrical Engineer, Project Manager and Business Development Executive. He has worked in management and delivery of power sector development projects, maintenance of large infrastructure assets and project management within the commercial construction sector. Within the Services Sector Marc has held senior HR positions and more recently Stakeholder management and Business Development roles.


Yoni Sharon

Yoni Sharon
Industry Portfolio Manager
T: +61 3 9905 2512
E: yoni.sharon@monash.edu

Yoni's professional experience is in AgTech, FoodTech and the Water sectors. Yoni's previous roles were with aquaculture, hydroponics and algae ventures in operations, product development and business development. Yoni has managed and worked closely with operational teams, engineers, scientific researchers, entrepreneurs, consumers, suppliers, product developers, investors, lawyers and government officials across three continents. Yoni holds a bachelor degree from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and a MSc and PhD from Tel Aviv University. Yoni considers himself as a student of life and is thrilled to join the Faculty of Engineering to work with Monash researchers and industry to create impact.