Our People

Indus Institute Pty is backed by trainers and educators who have more than 50 years of combined experience in learning and teaching.

Most of our trainers have worked previously in industry within Australia and overseas thus enabling them to enrich your learning experience with us. All of our trainers are working professionals running their own business and practices, so the knowledge they bring to the class room is current and up to date.

We have a healthy balance of both male and female trainers and most of our trainers are multilingual and thus able to look after specific student cohorts

CEO – Ranjita Pillai

Ranjita is the CEO of Indus Institute and is very passionate about providing students a great learning environment, great resources, fantastic facilities and the appropriate staff. She has great respect, care and admiration for international students.

Director Industry Partnerships –Susann Doherty

Susann is Director of Industry Partnerships at Indus Institute and wears many hats ranging from Internship Placement & Management to student Recruitment & Management.

Admin Manager – Russell Tien

Russell is the Administration Manager at Indus Institute and looks after the overall management of the Institute. He is well versed in ASQA standards and also has good understanding of our agent network and student needs.

Director of Studies – Da-en Preston

Da-en is the Director of Studies at Indus Institute and has overall responsibility for the Academic Side of things at Indus Institute. His main focus is to ensure that students get a good and authentic Learning experience.

Trainer –Rodger Hall

Rodger Hall is a Trainer at Indus Institute and started teaching our very 1st Batch. He teaches in the areas of Australian Workplace Culture and Communications.

Trainer –Tony Brown

Tony is a Trainer at Indus Institute and has close to 30 years experience in business management and teaching in both the commercial and education sectors.

Trainer – Liam Hooper

Liam is a Trainer at Indus Institute – Hobart and has close to 15 years experience in business management and Project Management.

Trainer – John Sadleir

John is a Trainer at Indus Institute and has close to 40 years experience in business coaching, hospitality and training. He has been teaching in education sectors in a variety of roles.

Trainer –Patrick Siak-Nim Goh

Patrick is a Trainer at Indus Institute. He teaches in the Areas of Business Management and Workplace Health & Safety.

Trainer – Dr. Elizabeth Tansley

Elizabeth has been involved with education and training since 1996. She teaches in the areas of Project Management and Business Administration at Indus Institute.

Student Support Officer – Makenzy Achurch

Makenzy is the Student Support Officer at Indus Institute an has been with the Institute since its inception.

Marketing Officer – Samantha Lind

Samantha is the Marketing & Student Recruitment Officer at Hobart and focuses on recruiting students and managing agents.

Accountant – Mitesh Bhudia

Mitesh is the Accounts & Admin Officer at Indus Institute. He is experienced with Trust Accounting procedures. He takes pride in his work.

IT Support Officer – Gagandeep Singh

Gagan is the IT Support Officer at Indus Institute and a proud Indus Graduate. He is very attentive and has an experience of working in high-pressure environment. Gagan has experience in maintaining SQL database.