Alan is the Managing Director of Group Colleges Australia. As Managing Director he is responsible for the corporate planning and governance of the group of companies.
Alan has over thirty years experience in business management in industries including, technology and education. He has twenty years experience as a Company Director with private and public companies. He is a former Director of the industry representative body.
Alan is a Justice of the Peace, a member of the Australian Computer Society and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Jenny has a Bachelor of Business (Management) and a Master of Business (International Marketing), both from UTS. Jenny joined Group Colleges in July 1999 when it was initially established, after being involved in the development of the Marketing Plan to instigate and deliver Distance Learning.
Jenny brings to Group College’s management team over twenty years’ experience in private education in various roles from Operations Manager to Principal of large private business colleges. Jenny established and ran UIC Sydney from late 2006, the higher education arm of GCA, until taking up the role of General Manager full-time in 2011.
Prior to becoming involved in private education, Jenny worked in the Applications Development of Westpac Banking Corporation, holding the position of Planning Manager.
Gerard has both a Bachelor and Master Degree in Business Administration, and a Diploma in Front Line Management. He also has certificates in Philosophy, English Language Training and Workplace Training and Assessment. Gerard has 30 years experience in International Management, Marketing and Training across the Asia Pacific region.
He has Fellowships at both the Royal Geographical Society and Royal Asiatic Society in the UK, and is a Fellow at the Institute of Company Directors in Australia. He also holds Associate Fellowships at both the Australian Institute of Management, and the Australian Marketing Institute.
Gerard has a long history in education, having held several Senior Executive and Management postitions with prominent educational institutions based in Sydney.
He is an accomplished author, having published books on both Marketing and Asia Business Skills, and is a registered Justice of Peace in Australia.
Gerard is currently completing a Doctorate at Oxford University.
Graham has over 30 years experience working with both major international and prominent Australian companies covering a diverse range of challenging industries. During his career so far he has held senior financial and executive positions in Australia, New Zealand and USA.
He is a qualified CPA with Bachelor of Degrees in Business and Commerce.
Graham’s interests, expertise and focus is in business planning, financial management and control, strategic development and alliances, business compliance, taxation, systems and working with the team in identifying opportunities for growth.
David holds a BA (Hons) and MEd degree specialising in leadership and management, and is currently pursuing higher degree research at the University of Sydney. Prior to commencing at GCA he held senior educational management positions at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), the University of Sydney and Macquarie University.
Marion Nassim has over six years experience in Education Management. She has previously worked with GCA as the Deputy Principal of St. James College, and her expertise in management helped grow the college to well over 500 students. She has a Bachelor Degree in English and French as well as a Bachelor of Education from the University of New South Wales.