Lani Buxton Shepherd

Administration Assistant

Lani began working with Northern Institute in 2021, after returning from 6-years living in London, UK.  Lani is born and bred in Darwin, appreciates its unique culture and is happy to be experiencing everything it has to offer.

Lani works in an administrative role, assisting the Partnership Coordinator and supporting our researchers. This includes organising seminars and events, social media and communications, email and graphic design, video editing, website updating, general admin & room bookings.

Lani has a varied background of work in the education, non-government, small business and commercial sectors including communications and marketing in tech/security, administration in non-for profits and teaching and childcare support in local schools and businesses. Lani has travelled extensively and has interests in design and photography, music, food, science and the outdoors.


T: 08 8946 6854

Charles Darwin University
Casuarina Campus
Darwin NT