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).
Marie Bennett – Chief Operating Officer
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.
Our Management Team
Sharon Mandel – Head of Education
Sharon’s 15 years of experience in the education sector has given her a unique perspective on what it takes to be successful. She is committed to not only providing students with an enjoyable learning environment, but also one that leads them into their future careers paths.
Sharon formerly worked as a Training Manager, overseeing seven sites where she delivered job-readiness training to unemployed individuals and assisted them in transitioning into new careers or helping them find work.
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.
Kostya Ananin – Director of Commercial Development
Kostya has been involved in a number of challenging projects all over the world, from Australia to Vietnam, Europe and Canada. He is well known for his leadership roles at educational companies and has helped them grow significantly over the last 20 years.