With a keen interest in contract and project management as well as industry engagement, Sherrie Palmer has significant experience in top-tier commercial legal offices.  Together, with the skills gained whilst at UQ as a liaison between researchers and the Central administrative support units at UQ, Sherrie's previous experience assists her greatly in her role as the Portfolio Support Office and as Business Manager to the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre. Enabling the building of strong and enduring relationships and open communication with our clients is very important to Sherrie. The most enjoyable aspect of her role is the daily interaction with colleagues. Everyday, opportunities and challenges are faced together and considerable personal satisfaction is gained from supporting the team and being a part of a job well done.