Tristan commenced his role as Undergraduate Convenor and group leader at ANU in January 2019. He completed his undergraduate studies and PhD at the ANU in 2013, where he was heavily involved in the chemistry teaching program. He then undertook a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the ETH in Switzerland. Subsequently, Tristan moved to the University of Sydney as a Senior Postdoctoral Associate researching in medicinal chemistry and contributing towards undergraduate education as a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow. His current role has him overseeing 2nd and 3rd year chemistry undergraduates in the RSC while leading the Medicinal & Natural Systems Chemistry research group.