Board of Directors

Bendigo Kangan Institute is the group entity for Bendigo TAFE, Kangan Institute, VETASSES and eWorks.

The Board ensure Bendigo Kangan Institute's business is conducted in the best interests of individuals, enterprises, industries and communities. The Board is responsible to the Victorian Government for the governance and management of Bendigo Kangan Institute.

  • Peter Harmsworth AO
    Board Chair
  • Margaret O'Rourke
    Deputy Chair
  • Phill Murphy
    Board Member
  • Michael McCartney
    Board Member
  • John Hartigan
    Board Member
  • Joe Ballato
    Board Member
  • Anne Brosnan
    Board Member
  • Dr Margaret Salter
    Board Member
  • Professor Hal Swerissen
    Board Member
  • Cheryl Woollard
    Board Member

Executive Team

The Lead Team are trusted and capable leaders who have accepted stewardship of Bendigo Kangan Institute’s important portfolios.

  • Phill Murphy
    Board Member
  • Gideon Perrott
    Chief Commercial Officer
  • Janelle Arena
    Acting Executive Director, Studies
  • Rob Thomason
    Executive Director VETASSES
  • Annie Tiso
    Acting Chief Operating Officer
  • Peter Brusco
    Chief Information Officer
  • Amanda Achterberg
    Chief Academic Officer
  • Joe Ballato
    Acting Executive Director, Studies
  • Rowena Beale
    Chief Organisational Capability Officer

Organisational Structure

Strategic Plan