Meet our leadership

 

 

Senior Management

  • Roch Van

    Roch van Delft

    CEO

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    Dr Jeffrey Gosper

    Dean

    Dr Jeffrey Gosper studied at Sydney University where he gained his Bachelor of Science (Hons) for which he was awarded the University Medal. He continued studying at Sydney University and completed his PhD. Dr Gosper was initially employed as a Research Scientist within Australia’s premier research organization, the CSIRO. After a few years he moved to England to take up an appointment as a lecturer at Brunel University. In this position he developed an interest in computer programming and published a number of papers and computer applications that allowed users to explore complex dynamic phenomena (effectively creating ‘4D movies’).

    Dr Gosper furthered his studies by undertaking an MSc in Advanced Computing at Kings College London. He then joined Tripos Inc. (a NASDAQ listed company) as a Senior Software Consultant and work with an international team creating web-based informatics solutions for a range of large pharmaceutical companies. After 12 years overseas Dr Gosper returned to Australia to become a Research Engineer and Consultant within the CSIRO’s Division of the Maths and Information Sciences. He then returned to the education field by joining KvB Institute of Technology (which became Raffles-KvB) initially as Head of the School of Information and Communication Technologies, then becoming Dean. Within this role he was responsible for establishing offshore course delivery sites in Bangkok, Mumbai, Shanghai and Singapore.

    Dr Gosper then became Academic Director for the Charles Sturt University Study Centre Sydney where he was responsible for the academic operation and quality assurance of various bachelor and master courses. In 2020 Dr Gosper moved to the position as Associate Dean (Programs and Quality) at Asia Pacific International College (APIC) and was Interim Dean in the latter half of 2022 at APIC.

    Dr Gosper joined APEX Australia Higher Education as Dean in early 2023.

    Outside of work, Jeff enjoys cooking, photography/videography, and playing competitive RTS games

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    Satwant Singh

    Registrar

Board of Directors

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    Dr Mo Kader

    Chairman

    Dr Kader is an academic with 20 years’ experience in university and private higher education institutions in Australia. He has worked as a senior lecturer, a unit coordinator, member of industry advisory panels and member of editorial panels. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Training and Development, Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute. His academic memberships further include: the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Australian Council for Educational Leaders, Association for Tertiary Management, Society for College and University Planning, Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education and Transforming Assessment in Higher Education. Dr Kader is also Managing Director of Consultica Worldwide Management Consultants.

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    Charanjit Singh

    Director

    Mr. Singh is a successful businessman and the director of several high performing companies. Mr. Singh has been indirectly involved within the education industry for over 10 years and brings a diverse range of educational and professional experience to the Board. Mr Singh has been involved in start-ups and the management of APEX Institute of Education (AIE), as well as business management of various entities.

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    Livleen Sodhi

    Director

    Ms. Sodhi is the CEO who leads the management of day-to-day operations of APEX Institute of Education (AIE). Ms Sodhi has successfully grown this Vocational Education Training (VET) provider into an industry leading institute over the past 10 years.

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    Dr Elizabeth Deane

    Director

    Professor Deane is the Chair of the AHE Academic Board. Prof. Deane holds a PhD (Biochemistry) from the University of Sydney. Professor Deane provides high quality higher education institutional governance for a number of universities and private providers including Deakin University, Victoria University, NSW TAFE, Southern Cross University, University of Sydney, Australia Catholic University and Avondale College of Higher Education. She has also worked work closely with respect to HE Private Providers’ compliance, reviewed and advised on submissions for reaccreditation and registration.

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    John Cameron

    Director

    Mr. Cameron was the Chief Operating Officer at the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and was responsible for the coordination of strategy and service delivery across a range of specialist administrative functions, covering Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal Services, Planning, Properties and Secretariat. He was also the Secretary to the University Senate and the Company Secretary for ACU. He is a Master of Commerce (Honours) from the University of New South Wales.

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    Dr John Loxton

    Director

  • Roch Van

    Roch van Delft

    CEO

Academic Board

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    Professor Elizabeth Deane

    Chair

    Professor Deane is the Chair of the AHE Academic Board. Prof. Deane holds a PhD (Biochemistry) from the University of Sydney. Professor Deane provides high quality higher education institutional governance for a number of universities and private providers including Deakin University, Victoria University, NSW TAFE, Southern Cross University, University of Sydney, Australia Catholic University and Avondale College of Higher Education. She has also worked work closely with respect to HE Private Providers’ compliance, reviewed and advised on submissions for reaccreditation and registration.

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    Associate Professor Ravi Seethamraju

    Academic Board

    A/P Seethamraju’s area of expertise include information systems, operations and supply chain management, IT innovation adoption and management accounting. He has 20 years of academic experience in leading Australian Universities such as University of Sydney, Macquarie Graduate School of Management, University of Western Sydney and Queensland University of Technology. Prior to joining academe, A/P Seethamraju had 10 years of corporate consulting experience. His research explores the evolving relationships between IT innovations and performance in organizations. During his academic career, he led several teaching and learning innovations including work integrated learning, blended learning, integration of information technologies into business curriculum and simulation games and regularly publishes research examining the role of IT innovations in improving business students’ learning experiences, and ‘work-readiness’. Funded by national and university grants, A/P Seethamraju has more than 100 refereed publications in leading international journals and conferences. A/P Seethamraju served as a board member and chairperson for the Supply Chain Council ANZ, and currently serves as a member in the education committee of the Association for Information Systems and in governing council/academic boards of other Higher Education Providers. He won three best international research paper awards and others including Kit Dempney prize for IS Education, University of Sydney Business School Teaching excellence award and Australian Post graduate Research award. A/P Seethamraju is a visiting scholar at the Georgia State University in USA, University of Stuttgart, University of Potsdam, and University of Koblanz in Germany, Singapore Management University and Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.

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    Siobhan Casey

    Academic Board

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    Dr Jeffrey Gosper

    Dean

    Dr Jeffrey Gosper studied at Sydney University where he gained his Bachelor of Science (Hons) for which he was awarded the University Medal. He continued studying at Sydney University and completed his PhD. Dr Gosper was initially employed as a Research Scientist within Australia’s premier research organization, the CSIRO. After a few years he moved to England to take up an appointment as a lecturer at Brunel University. In this position he developed an interest in computer programming and published a number of papers and computer applications that allowed users to explore complex dynamic phenomena (effectively creating ‘4D movies’).

    Dr Gosper furthered his studies by undertaking an MSc in Advanced Computing at Kings College London. He then joined Tripos Inc. (a NASDAQ listed company) as a Senior Software Consultant and work with an international team creating web-based informatics solutions for a range of large pharmaceutical companies. After 12 years overseas Dr Gosper returned to Australia to become a Research Engineer and Consultant within the CSIRO’s Division of the Maths and Information Sciences. He then returned to the education field by joining KvB Institute of Technology (which became Raffles-KvB) initially as Head of the School of Information and Communication Technologies, then becoming Dean. Within this role he was responsible for establishing offshore course delivery sites in Bangkok, Mumbai, Shanghai and Singapore.

    Dr Gosper then became Academic Director for the Charles Sturt University Study Centre Sydney where he was responsible for the academic operation and quality assurance of various bachelor and master courses. In 2020 Dr Gosper moved to the position as Associate Dean (Programs and Quality) at Asia Pacific International College (APIC) and was Interim Dean in the latter half of 2022 at APIC.

    Dr Gosper joined APEX Australia Higher Education as Dean in early 2023.

    Outside of work, Jeff enjoys cooking, photography/videography, and playing competitive RTS games

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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