AIBN EMCA Committee

The AIBN Early and Mid Career Academics (EMCA) committee aims to create a support network for EMCAs at AIBN that facilitates their professional development and growth.

The Early and Mid Career Academics (EMCA) committee aims to provide a support network for our academics to enable their professional development and assist in reaching their career goals. EMCAs include academics (research, teaching and professional staff) within their first 8 years of postgraduate research training/PhD. EMCA@AIBN advocate diversity and equality and aims to build a community that supports and works towards AIBN’s values including respect, support, collaboration, honesty and integrity. 


  • Naatasha Isahak – Co-chair
  • Mahdie Mollazade – Co-chair
  • Atefeh Taherian Fard – general member
  • Farhad Soheilmoghaddam – general member
  • Giovanni Pietrogrande – general member
  • Pie Huda – general member
  • Katarzyna Hourigan – general member
  • Richard Lobb – general member