Dr Jeanette McLeod is the co-founder and Director of Maths Craft New Zealand. She has a PhD in pure mathematics from the Australian National University, and is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Canterbury and a Principle Investigator in Te Pūnaha Matatini. Jeanette carries out research in the areas of pure and applied graph theory. She also knits, crochets, and sews. Her office is full of maths books and craft supplies.
Amanda Deacon is an undergraduate student at the University of Canterbury. She is fascinated by the intersection of mathematics and computer science, and loves sharing her passion for both fields with people of all backgrounds. She enjoys rock climbing, painting, jigsaw puzzles, and knitting warm socks.