Meet The Board

Meet the Board of Directors

  • 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


    STUDYPERTH CHAIRPERSON

  • 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


    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER | IEAA

  • Gaye is the former Executive Director Perth Education City. Prior to that role she was the Chief Operating Officer at The University of Western Australia following a twenty-three career with BHP.


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    Gaye McMath


    DEPUTY CHAIR OF COMMISSIONERS | CITY OF PERTH

  • 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 INTERNATIONAL | EDITH COWAN UNIVERSIT

  • Tayyeb Shah is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Partnerships) at The University of Western Australia and responsible for a portfolio that spans Global Engagement, Innovation & Industry Engagement, the Cultural Precinct and Development & Alumni Relations.


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    Tayyeb Shah


    DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS) | 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


    COLLEGE DIRECTOR & PRINCIPAL | EDITH COWAN COLLEGE; CHAIR OF WAPETIA

  • 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


    NATIONAL PRESIDENT | COUNCIL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AUSTRALIA

  • Mr Sellers was appointed as the acting Director General of the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation on 30 March 2020 for a period of 12 months. He also acted in this role for 4 months up to September 2018.


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    Richard Sellers


    ACTING DIRECTOR GENERAL | DEPARTMENT OF JOBS, TOURISM, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION

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