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Australian Maths Trust

Operational and Competition Committees

Operational Committees

The AMOC Committee supports the development and delivery of high-quality, high-level problem solving opportunities for young Australians including Maths for Young Australians program, and the activities and programs linked to the identification and training of young Australians selected to represent Australia at the International Mathematical Olympiad and the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad.

  1. Assoc Professor Norman Do (Chair)
  2. Dr Angelo Di Pasquale (Director of Training and IMO Team Leader) 
  3. Dr Dzmitry Badziahin (AMOC NSW State Director)
  4. John Bament (AMF Chair)
  5. Michael Bammann (AMOC SA State Director)
  6. Mike Clapper (AMC Problems Committee Chair, AMT Mathematician)
  7. Dr Greg Gamble (AMOC WA State Director)
  8. Nhat Anh Hoang (AMOC WA Deputy State Director)
  9. Dr Kevin McAvaney (AIMO Problems Committee Chair, Maths for Young Australians (MYA) Chair)
  10. Anna Nakos (Challenge Representative)
  11. Dr Ian Roberts (AMOC NT State Director)
  12. Dr Stephen Thornton (Challenge Representative)
  13. Dr Chris Wetherell (AMOC ACT State Director, AMT Senior Mathematician)
  14. Dr Oleksiy Yevdokimov (Editorial Consultant)

The AMF supports the development, delivery and promotion of the Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) to students in Australia and across the world.

  • John Bament (Chair, AMTT Ltd Board Member)
  • Giovanna Vardaro (Deputy Chair, AMC VIC Director)
  • Bob Thompson (Treasurer)
  • Mike Clapper (AMC Problems Committee Chair, AMT Mathematician)
  • Robert Fuller (AMC NSW State Director)
  • Ross Atkins (AMC NZ National Director)
  • Dr Andrew Kepert (AMC Deputy Chair and Problems Coordinator)
  • Anna Nakos (AMC SA State Director)
  • Brett Riley (AMC TAS State Director)
  • Rachel Theunissen (AMC WA State Director)
  • Dr Chris Wetherell (AMC ACT State Director, AMT Senior Mathematician)
Competition Committees

The Problem Committees listed below, meet to design, create, review, edit and finalise problems used on a variety of Trust competitions. They work closely with smaller groups of teachers and mathematicians who serve on the moderation committees to make sure our problems are the best they can possibly be.

Here’s detailed info about How AMT’s Problem Committees Work.

Primary Problems Committee

  • Mike Clapper (Chair)
  • Dr Andrew Kepert (Deputy Chair, Problems Coordinator)
  • Lei Bao
  • Jim Green
  • Greg Taylor
  • Dr Chris Wetherell
  • Robert Fuller
  • Tom Love
  • Emily Peterson
  • Zoe Withers

Secondary Problems Committee

  • Dr Andrew Kepert (Deputy Chair, Problems Coordinator)
  • Dr Zoltan Bacskai
  • Steve Blasberg
  • John Carty
  • Mike Clapper
  • Assoc Professor Norman Do
  • Holly Gyton
  • Kevin Hannah
  • Anne Hastings
  • Ringo Mok
  • Scott Sciffer
  • Rachel Theunissen
  • Dr Martin Ward
  • Dr Chris Wetherell
  • Dr Oleksiy Yevdokimov
  • Dr David Clark (Chair)
  • Dr Zoltan Bacskai
  • Andrew Gray
  • Katy Kavanagh
  • David Kennedy
  • Gavin Sinclair
  • Prof Leon Stirling
  • Dr Chris Wetherell
  • Patrick Hew
  • Angus Ritossa
  • Geoff Shuetrim
  • Mark Lauder

Challenge Problems Committee

  • Dr Kevin McAvaney (Chair)
  • Barbara Denney
  • Sean Gardiner

  • Karen McAsey

  • Lorraine Mottershead
  • Anna Nakos
  • Takashi Ogawa
  • Dr Ian Roberts
  • Chanhthanom Shaw
  • Katrina Sims
  • Dr Stephen Thornton
  • Giovanna Vardaro
  • Dr Chris Wetherell 

Enrichment Problems Committee

  • Mike Clapper
  • Dr Kevin McAvaney
  • Dr Chris Wetherell

AIMO Problems Committee

  • Dr Kevin McAvaney (Chair)
  • Mike Clapper
  • Dr Daniel Mathews
  • Wendy Taylor

AMOC Senior Problems Committee is responsible for creating competitions that are used to select students for participation in the mathematical Olympiad program. It also creates problems that are submitted for consideration for use in the annual International Mathematical Olympiad and the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad.

  • Dr Ivan Guo (Chair)
  • Dr Daniel Mathews (Deputy Chair)
  • Dr Angelo Di Pasquale
  • Dr Norman Do
  • Mike Clapper
  • Dr Chris Wetherell
  • Dr Alice Devillers
  • Dr Kevin McAvaney
  • Dr Alan Offer
  • Dr Chaitanya Rao
  • Dr Ian Wanless
  • Sally Tsang
  • Dana Ma
  • Hadyn Tang