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GO2Q was established in 2017 by Dr Lachlan McKinna and Dr Jamie Coull in order to provide marine and terrestrial remote sensing solutions to research institutes, government agencies, non-government organisations, and the private sector. GO2Q is currently based on Queensland's picturesque Sunshine Coast where its directors enjoy the natural Australian environment on a daily basis. 

Dr Lachlan McKinna

Company Director &

Research Oceanographer 

Lachlan is a GO2Q Company Founder and Director. He is an accomplished oceanographer and algorithm developer who has worked for SAIC/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Curtin University's Remote Sensing and Satellite Research Group, and The Australia Center for Tropical Freshwater Research (JCU). 

Dr McKinna holds a B.Sc. (Mathematics & Physics), a B.Sc. Honors (Statistics), and a Ph.D. (Physics) all from James Cook University. Lachlan has extensive industry experience and currently works closely with NASA's PACE Science Team and serves as a Principal Investigator on JAXA's GCOM Science Team. Lachlan is also proud to re-invest his professional knowledge by supervising postgraduate students as an Adjunct Research Fellow at James Cook University. 

Lachlan is GO2Q's Oceanographer and your point of contact for all things ocean science. 

Dr Jamie Coull
Company Director &
Office Manager/Outreach Coordinator

Jamie is a GO2Q Company Founder and Director. Jamie supports Lachlan in the business management of GO2Q in a part-time capacity as Office Manager and Outreach n Coordinator.

Dr Coull holds a B.Ed. Senior & Middle Schooling (Theatre Studies & Music) from The University of Southern Queensland, a B.A. Honours (Performance Studies) and a Ph.D. (Performance Studies) from Curtin University. Jamie loves all aspects of theatre and has worked internationally as a director, music director, stage manager, teaching-artist, musician, and sessional lecturer. A highlight of her career includes stage managing professional theatre at The John F. Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts.

Jamie develops and produces our outreach education projects.

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