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
  • Sally Curtain
    Board Member
  • Michael McCartney
    Board Member
  • Katrina Lai
    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.

  • Sally Curtain
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Annie Tiso
    Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary
  • Deb Harrison/Fiona Fouvy
    Acting Chief Organisational Capability Officer
  • Gideon Perrott
    Chief Commercial Officer
  • Amanda Achterberg
    Chief Academic Officer
  • Peter Brusco
    Chief Information Officer
  • Claire Rasmussen
    Chief Academic Officer
  • Janelle Arena
    Acting Executive Director, Studies
  • Joe Ballato
    Acting Executive Director, Studies
  • Phill Murphy
    Executive Director, Student Journey
  • Rob Thomason
    Executive Director VETASSES

Organisational Structure

Strategic Plan

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