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Industry Directors

Directors Education

Support regional and state economic and social development in line with the Institute’s business, service delivery and resourcing strategies.

The main purpose of the Directors Education includes:

  • Provide authoritative advice and strategically lead and manage the Institute’s response to the needs and directions of designated industry areas and develop and maintain relationships with industry stakeholders and enterprises, and;
  • Strategically lead and manage the educational delivery and service functions of the college to ensure high quality, innovative programs that meet customer needs.

Justin Thomas

Director Education
Information Technology & Creative Industries

Phone: 9208 9133
Email: Justin Thomas

Mark Samaha

Director Education
Built and Natural Environment

Phone: 9208 7001
Email: Mark Samaha

Sharon Kerr

Director Education
Manufacturing, Engineering and Transport
Phone: 9208 6215
Email: Sharon Kerr

Anne Goonetilleke

Director Education
Service Industry Skills
Phone: 4753 2001
Email: Anne Goonetilleke

Janet Elms-Smith

Director Education
Employment Preparation, Pathways and Equity
Blacktown College
Phone: 9208 1728
Email: Janet Elms-Smith