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Cara Waters is the editor of SmartCompany. Previously, Cara was a senior reporter at the Financial Times website FT Adviser in London and she also worked for The Sunday Times in London. Cara is admitted to practice as a solicitor in Australia and the United Kingdom and worked as a solicitor in the litigation groups at King & Wood Mallesons in Australia and Linklaters LLP in the UK. You can follow her on Twitter at @CaraWaters.
Melinda Oliver is the deputy editor of SmartCompany and LeadingCompany. Previously Melinda was a custom magazine editor with News Limited, a features editor with fashion business magazine Ragtrader, and a reporter for Drapers in London. Her early career was spent as a journalist at Fairfax. You can follow her on Twitter at @melinda_oliver.
Fresh out of university Yolanda is the newest member of the SmartCompany team. Previously, she was the editor of RMIT’s student magazine Catalyst and a journalist for the Human Rights Art and Film Festival. You can follow her on Twitter at @YolandaRedrup.
Engel Schmidl is the sub-editor of SmartCompany and he also writes the occasional feature. Most recently, Engel was the editor of print magazine Soccer International and before that he was at Leader Newspapers as a reporter and entertainment section editor. You can follow him on Twitter at @Engel_Schmidl.
Andrew Sadauskas is the production manager at SmartCompany. He is also the editor of TechCompany, the weekly newsletter for entrepreneurs and business owners who are dedicated to improving technology and social media in their own businesses. Andrew graduated from La Trobe University in 2009 with a Graduate Diploma in Journalism. Prior to his journalism diploma, he completed a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours in Politics. Before joining SmartCompany, Andrew was a sub-editor at Australian Stamps Professional magazine. You can follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSadauskas.
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