Senior Staff

Executive Team

Mr Stephen Andrews (MEd, BEd)

Chief Executive Officer

I have worked within education for the past 37 years, initially in the secondary sector working in areas such as accreditation and registration, compliance and quality, and school review and development. This was followed by a brief period within the vocational sector as a manager, and more recently in higher education taking on the role of Deputy Head of Billy Blue College of Design, Quality and Risk Manager at Think Colleges, and Director of Academic Services at Torrens University Australia.

Throughout my career I have been passionate about the quality of the student experience and student outcomes, seeking and seizing opportunities for professional and organisation development, and building an amazing team to support these endeavours. I believe that as a leader, ‘service’ is the key to success. I recall the wise words of a previous manager, If service is beneath you, then leadership is beyond you.

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Mr Jim Lau (CPA)

Head of Finance

I have worked within education industry for the past 5 years, initially in the VET sector working as management accountant and more recently as the Head of Finance with AIBI HE.
The most interesting part of my job is finding a way to transform raw financial data into valuable information to support decision making and strategic directions, and in so doing set AIBI HE up for continued success.

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Mrs Fernanda Soto (MComm)

Head of Marketing and Recruitment

I possess over sixteen years in the international education industry, mainly in the areas of Business Development, Sales and Partnerships, with extensive experience in providing strategic business advice ensuring optimum commercial outcomes.

My extensive experience in the industry encompasses in the areas of student recruitment, agent management, compliance, student admissions, student conversion and retention, institutional partnerships and engagement, sales & marketing, data analysis and forecasting.

I have proven track record of successful projects across Corporate, Institutions, Industry and Government in Australia and overseas.

I am a native speaker of Portuguese and Spanish. 

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