Meet our leadership and management teams
The Swinburne Edge leadership team develops strategies to engage with organisations and working professionals.
Director of Continuing Professional Education and Operations
Jemma and her team create fast and flexible professional learning programs at Swinburne Edge. Her remit focusses on creating future ready professionals who can embrace the challenges that come with the future world of work and unlock the potential of Australian organisations.
Manager, Continuing Professional Education
Suj is a seasoned professional in the education space with numerous years of experience in leadership roles. His team's focus is providing expert advice for Swinburne Edge development options and overseeing prospective student enquiries. They collaborate with stakeholders to achieve exceptional student experiences. Suj is also passionate about outcome-focused training so organisations can evolve in a dynamic environment.
Dr Justin Shimeld
Manager, Learning Engagement
Justin manages the processes, quality, and integration of university systems for Swinburne Edge to enable and streamline program operations for students, staff, and facilitators. Justin has worked in the education sector for 12 years, spanning projects in research, secondary and tertiary education.
Gurchet has worked as a facilitator, coach, lead assessor, and learning and compliance manager. He is an expert trainer and mentor with excellent organisational and project management skills. In his current role, he provides professional support and guidance across both consulting and public programs for Swinburne Edge.
Manager, Operations (Shared Services)
Anoush is a highly dedicated professional with over 15 years’ experience in corporate education, working for both private RTOs and higher education. Her expertise lies in learning administration, RTO administration, account management, consultant management, client experience, and facilitator management.
Manager Projects and Proposals
Narelle is a tender, grants and projects specialist with more than 15 years’ experience in leading multi-faceted teams across both education and employment sectors. She leads a project management team to achieve strategic objectives and deliver a diverse project portfolio on scope and budget. Narelle has worked collaboratively with stakeholders to successfully lead multi-million dollar tenders and grants, including joint initiatives with our many industry partners.
Manager Learning Design
Amanda is an education technology and vocational education specialist with over 25 years in the education sector. Her diverse career has seen her manage the development of a variety of learning and workforce skilling projects within the corporate and government sectors. She has an eye for detail and is heavily focused on quality outputs. Amanda is responsible for managing a multi-functional team of instructional designers and digital designers across a diverse project portfolio.
Director of Learning Design and Innovation
Fiona is a technical, vocational education and training specialist with over 25 years’ experience in the Australian education and training sector. Fiona manages a multi-functional team of instructional designers and digital learning specialists, project managers and support staff. The projects undertaken by the LDI team include the design and development of customised workforce training and education solutions, as well as collaborative industry projects. In recognition of her experience in working with industry partners in Australia and internationally, Fiona was awarded the International Partnership Award from the International Partnership Network. Fiona holds multiple vocational and postgraduate qualifications.
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Future-proof your career with industry-leading short courses, masterclasses and qualifications, packed with the most relevant, up-to-date knowledge and skills.
End-to-end and tailor-made, Swinburne Edge professional learning solutions equip workforces to realise business opportunities, as well as new and better ways to work.