Meet The Board

Meet the Board of Directors

The Board of StudyPerth has adopted and agreed to be bound by the Board Charter.

To learn more about the function of the StudyPerth Board, download the constitution here.

  • Rod Jones has 30 years’ experience in educational administration and has held a number of senior administrative positions within the government and the private education sectors.

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    Rod Jones


  • Professor Seth Kunin is Deputy Vice-Chancellor, International (DVCI), at Curtin University with a portfolio that includes international relations; marketing, recruitment and admissions; transnational education through branch campuses and partnerships; study abroad and exchange; international scholarships; and quality.

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    Prof. Seth Kunin

    StudyPerth Vice Chairman

  • Phil is the Chief Executive Officer of the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA). He was a Member of the Victorian State Parliament, Australia, for 18 years (1988–2006).

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    Hon. Phil Honeywood


  • Professor Simon Ridings joined Edith Cowan University (ECU) in the newly established position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) in late 2015. At this time, ECU underwent a significant organisational restructure and commenced the creation of a new university strategy.

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    Prof. Simon Ridings

    Deputy Vice Chancellor Interational | Edith Cowan University

  • In this role, Owen is responsible for UWA’s marketing, communications, student recruitment and admissions functions across all international and domestic markets.

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    Owen Davies

    Chief Marketing Officer | The University of Western Australia

  • Jodie has over 18 years of experience in the State public sector including roles in international education, workforce planning and service delivery; and has also worked in the school education sector for over 5 years.

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    Jodie Wallace

    Executive Director, Service Delivery | Department of Training and Workforce Development

  • Malcolm Baigent has spent the last 15 years in higher education with the last five of those as College Director and Principal of Edith Cowan College (ECC) formerly Perth Institute of Business & Technology (PIBT), Navitas and Edith Cowan University (ECU) moved to a joint-venture model and changed the name to ECC in 2016.

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    Malcolm Baigent

    Executive General Manager, University Partnerships Australasia | Navitas; Chair of WAPETIA

  • Professor Michelle Campbell was appointed to the role of Pro Vice Chancellor Academic Development at the University of Notre Dame, Australia in January 2021. The role encompasses International, Research, Learning and Teaching, VET, pathway and academic programs, and academic development.

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    Prof. Michelle Campbell

    Pro Vice Chancellor, Academic Development | The University of Notre Dame Australia

  • Kelly Smith is Pro Vice-Chancellor International at Murdoch University. Kelly is a Senior Fellow of the International Education Association of Australia.

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    Kelly Smith

    Pro Vice Chancellor International | Murdoch University

  • Simone is the Deputy Director General, Strategy and International Engagement at the Western Australian Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation.

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    Simone Spencer

    Deputy Director General, Strategy and International Engagement | Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation

  • Ahmed Ademoglu was elected unanimously in 2016 as the President of International Students Committee of Curtin University. In 2019, Ahmed was elected as the National President of CISA (Council of International Students Australia).

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    Ahmed Ademoglu

    Expert Member | Council for International Education