The Victorian International Education Advisory Council (IEAC) is a non-statutory committee established by the Minister for Trade to provide advice to the Victorian Government on issues and policies relating to Victoria’s international education sector.
The IEAC provides strategic advice on risks and opportunities for a more innovative and competitive international education sector, supports implementation and review of the government’s international education policy, and provides consultation through member stakeholder networks.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IEAC has been playing a critical role advising government on sector stabilisation and recovery.This includes contributing to the successful implementation of initiatives under the International Education Short-Term Recovery Plan.
The current board members of the IEAC are:
The Hon John Brumby AO (Chair)
Chancellor, La Trobe University
Dr Celina Yu
Managing Director, Global Business College of Australia
Ms Frances Coppolillo
CEO, Melbourne Polytechnic
Professor Abid Khan
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Global Engagement), Monash University
Emeritus Professor Betty Leask
School of Education, La Trobe University
Mr Joshua Nester
Managing Director (Education), SEEK
Mr Derek Scott
Principal and CEO, Haileybury
Ms Linda Brown
President and CEO, Torrens University Australia
Mr Kee Wong
Managing Director, e-Centric Innovations