Our Leadership and Management Team
Our leadership and management team have decades of experience having worked in the industry globally for many years. Having experienced management, that understands the industry, the employment sector and education ensures quality of education outcomes and industry connected learning.
Our team invest a lot of time in making sure our content, platforms and your learning experience are the best in the industry. They are dedicated to ensuring quality education outcomes for all Pacific Training Group students. They come from a variety of interesting backgrounds but all share the same vision; to provide quality education to all students and to ensure that their learning is affordable, flexible and fun.
Our Leadership Team
Philip Kilic – Chief Executive Officer
Philip has held strategic senior leadership roles within the global education industry for over 25 years. During this time Philip has successfully established and managed education organisations across Asia Pacific and has built sales and marketing functions for iconic Australian education businesses that have led to significant market growth. (SAE Institutes Asia, THINK Education Group, Open Colleges Group Australia).
Karin Rule – Chief Academic Officer
Karin has over 15 years’ experience in senior education roles, primarily in the vocation, education and training (VET) sector in state, national and international Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). With a passion for adult education and life-long learning Karin’s focus is to provide transformational leadership to achieve organisational goals, promote equal access to education, improve the student’s learning experience and ensure job-ready graduates. Karin has successfully contributed to the establishment and maintenance of strategic long-term business plans and industry relationships which has resulted in the growth of existing and new business opportunities.
Our Management Team
Marie Bennett – Director of International Partnerships
Marie is an experienced Manager & Global Business Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the education and e-learning industry for over 10 years. Marie is highly skilled in Career Development, Admissions, Academic Advising and Instructional Design. She is a strong consulting professional with a Diploma of Business and is currently working towards her MBA.
Joana Al-kasaar – Academic Operations Manager
With years of experience in project management, Joana is focused on ensuring the delivery of the highest quality courses to maximise the success of each individual through system and process improvement.
Joana holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and has vocational education experience in the areas of Leadership and Management, Business, as well as Workplace Health and Safety.
Zuzana Mesarosova – Enrolments and Student Services Manager
Zuzana ensures a great experience for all Pacific Training Group students studying in Australia. She organises events and seeks partnership to ensure students transition to job-ready professionals.
Zuzana is also focused on continuous improvement of processes within organisation while mastering knowledge and application of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act and the National Code to provide high quality of service to our students and partners.
Will Bouzas – Director of Sales (B2B)
With over 7 years’ experience in international education, Will is responsible for the overall strategic direction of Pacific Training Group’s Sales department (B2B), including global student recruitment, partnerships development and the management of our agents’ network.
Priscilla Guo – Quality Assurance & Compliance Manager
Priscilla has more than 10 years’ experience in vocational and higher education, overseeing governance, quality assurance and student experience.
Ritul Jindal – Finance Manager
Ritul has over 10 years of experience in providing professional services across a broad range of finance areas and he joined Pacific Training Group in July 2019 as an accounts manager.