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Wendy Ettridge

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Wendy Ettridge

Director, Executive Education

Wendy has extensive Education Management experience and over 25 years’ experience in Business Management, Business Development and Workforce Development. Providing Leadership, Change Management and Strategic Planning for improvement with a positive proactive approach for excellence in creating effective teams, customer service excellence and a productive environment, leading organisations with innovation compassion and vision.

Wendy’s key strengths are Education Management, Leadership, People Development and Stakeholder and Industry collaboration.

Contact Wendy: (08) 8313 6202

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Rachael Tamme

Programs Manager

As the Programs Manager, Rachael holds substantial experience supporting and managing customised programs in Executive Education at the University of Adelaide. Rachael has worked with a vast number of organisations, co-ordinating and assisting in program delivery, to meet their tailored needs.

Rachael has over 25 years of high level administrative and executive assistant experience at CEO and senior executive levels in the legal, real estate and aviation industries, both in South Australia and interstate. Her experience has included work as a paralegal and executive administrative support for highly sensitive international joint ventures, providing her with strong problem solving and organisational skills, the ability to oversee projects both independently and as part of a team, and develop her evident interpersonal skills

Contact Rachael: (08) 8313 1029

Sarah Knapper

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Sarah Knapper

Programs Coordinator

As the Programs Coordinator in Executive Education, Sarah is responsible for managing the portfolio of programs for individuals. A graduate of the University of Durham and Macquarie University, Sarah has held roles in policy, performance and accreditation in sectors including tertiary education, social housing, and policing.

Having worked at the University of Adelaide since 2015, Sarah has developed her knowledge of tertiary education, especially in Executive Education. Her main responsibilities involve designing the suite of programs available to individuals, responding to customer queries about programs for individuals, and liaising with clients and key stakeholders to assess their executive education needs

Contact Sarah: (08) 8313 9196

Melanie Winter

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Melanie Winter

Project Administrator

Melanie is the Project Administrator for Executive Education, supporting the delivery of both open and customised programs and other events, with the view to enable professional growth for individuals and organisations.

She draws upon 10 years’ experience working in events and program management, network and committee coordination, communications, member/customer service and office administration in the local government, not for profit and water industry sectors in South Australia.

Contact Melanie: (08) 8313 1017

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