Our Team

Edvantage Institute Australia has a well formulated and effective governance framework that meet the Australian Higher Education Standards Framework. It is defined by the core roles and responsibilities of the three principal bodies for institutional governance: the Board, Academic Board and Executive Management. Its governance structure provides robust management and reporting functions that ensure we deliver the highest standards in all the education programs of Edvantage Institution of Australia.

Board of Director

The Board provides robust governance of all operations to ensure excellent financial and corporate performance and accountability to regulators.

Professor Jennelle Kyd 

Chair, Board of Directors 

Professor On Kit Tam 

Director 

Professor Leon Sterling  

Director 

Ms. Eman Liu 

Director and CEO 

Ms. Natalie O’Brien AM 

Director 

Dr Celina Yu 

Director and General Manager 

Academic Board

The Academic Board provides oversight of academic matters to ensure excellent course and student performance, employment outcomes and student satisfaction.

Professor Leon Sterling  
Chair, Academic Board
Professor John Hall, PHD 
Academic Board Member and Dean  
Professor Garry Harris
Academic Board Member
Professor On Kit Tam  
Academic Board Member
Dr Celina Yu
Academic Board Member and General Manager 
Dr Wen Shao
Academic Board Member and Academic Director 

Our key staff

The executive management team is the critical channel of consultation on and communication of executive decision-making. Our professional and friendly team are here to help from enrolment right through to graduation.

Professor John Hall
Dean
Dr Siding Luo
Executive Manager of Partnership
Mr. Rhys Williams 
Executive Manager of
International Engagement
Ms. Melissa Keenan
Associate Professor Peter Vitartas
Course Coordinator

Mr. David Valdes

Executive Manager of
Operations