Our People

The staff at JL Labs has over 40+ years combined microbiological experience so you know you are getting experience when testing with us.

Wendy Microbiologist – Wendy graduated from Qld University of Technology with a Bachelors Degree in Applied Science, majoring in Microbiology & Biochemistry. Wendy has over 20 years experience in the food industry, including roles of Laboratory Analyst, Customer Liaison and, Laboratory Management for a large production facility.

Wendy has a strong Dairy and Cultured Products background and enjoys troubleshooting problems in food production environments. She has over 15 years experience with NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities) control systems and testing and all aspects of quality systems.

Melissa Manager – Melissa brings a wealth of Customer Service, Accounts and Office Management experience from her previous roles at the National Australia Bank and as a Body Corporate Manager. Early in Melissa’s working life she was a process worker at Mac-farms and the Buderim Ginger Factory, therefore giving some insight into the food manufacturing industry.

Melissa has completed a Certificate IV in Business Administration and will be completing a Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques (Microbiology & Food Microbiology) this year.