It’s all about quality. True values. True difference.AHSI strives to be the mark of quality choice for students to study in Australia. We run courses for the future – courses that will give students the highest chances to find employment. We believe not only in learning outcomes, which we must achieve through legislation but also employment outcomes.

Our differentiators – 3 pillars of quality

  • World best governance
  • Academic excellence and research
  • Modern campus and learning resources


AHSI gives our students the education, training and skills for the jobs of the future.


To create a skilled global workforce of choice.


  • Ethical in all we do
  • Creating the workforce of the future
  • Quality person-centred approach
  • Embracing all cultures and nationalities
  • Social support for our students

World best Governance - Board of Directors

Ms Ruth Medd FAICD

Independent Director & Chair of the Board

Ruth Medd is the Chair of WOB Pty Ltd (Women on Boards), Chair Australian Chocolate Pty Ltd and a director of the National Foundation for Australian, Women and WOB UK Limited and the NSW Historic Houses Trust.


Her Governance experience is unsurpassed and she has led the movement in Australia to see women getting seats at the Australian board tables and receiving equal remuneration.


Mr David Legg

Independent Director & Secretary of the Board

David Legg is a Solicitor with Burridge & Legg with over 25 years experience. Experienced in the Education sector as a director with Montessori and former Director and Secretary of an aspiring tertiary education provider.

Prof Iqbal Ramzan PhD

Independent Director

Prof Iqbal Ramzan is a Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Sydney, having recently stepped down as Dean after 12 years of service. Renowned international expert in Pharmacy education,


he has published more than 150 papers. Governance positions: Past-President of the Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy and the Council of Pharmacy Schools – Australia and New Zealand. Vice-President of the Australian Pharmacy Council.


Mrs Monica Schlesinger FAICD

Director and CEO

Experienced CEO with significant Education knowledge in both VET and tertiary education sectors, cross-sector healthcare knowledge and experience. Principal at ABG International, Specialist Advisor TGA,


Member Safety Quality and Standards Committee for RANZCR, Member Primary Care Committee for the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare, Member Clinical Advisory Group Cardiothoracic prostheses Department of Health, Member Community Council CESPHN. Director Australian Medical Students Association (AMSA), Chair Espace Publishing and Director Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP)


Mr Renjith Joseph

Director Marketing and Admissions

Renjith has a Bachelor degree in Hotel Management and Masters in International Business and Marketing from Griffith University. He has extensive experience in marketing and the VET education sector,


having held Asia Pacific positions with International Education agencies and CEO positions with other colleges. He brings to the company a vast networks and connections in India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Canada, Sri Lanka, Nepal, USA, Kenya and Pakistan. At AHSI, Renjith manages the Marketing and Admissions division, capitalising on his vast international experience and growth strategies.


Courses & future research governed by an experienced Academic Board

Adj Prof Lynn Weekes PhD AM

Co-Chair of the Academic Board (health related courses)

Lynn is an influential leader in the health sector with over 30 years experience in improving the use of medicines so that people achieve better health and economic outcomes.


She has established, guided and sustained a national organisation that helps reduce waste in the health system, while supporting innovation and development of evidence to improve the quality of care. Adj Prof with Queensland University, director for Optometry Council of Australia, National return of unwanted medicines and former founder and CEO of NPS MedicineWise.


Mrs Adele Tahan


Experienced pharmacist and director, challenging the boundaries and promoting patient centred healthcare, Adele is also a member of the Clinical Council of CESPHN,


Director on the board of the Pharmacy Guild NSW, Specialist advisor to TGA and a Drug and Alcohol specialist pharmacist.


Diomryl Sareno

Certificate IV in Disability
Student Representative Council Member

Daljit Kaur

Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
Student Representative Council Member

Diomryl Sareno and Daljit Kaur represent all the students in class in terms of gathering feedback from other students for continuous improvement and assisting us organise festive events such as Christmas, Diwali and Halloween.

They also represent AHSI during external seminars, events and AB meetings. We appreciate their contribution and dedication to their roles.

Industry Consultation from an experienced Advisory Group

A/Prof Linda Leung PhD

Co-Chair of the Academic Board (science related courses)

Senior user researcher and technology professional with 20 years’ experience straddling the ICT industry and academia in Australia, the US and UK leading research teams, services and projects that inform the design of customer experiences.


Specialist in human-centred design research, digital innovation and transformation. A/Prof at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Chair of the Academic Board of an upcoming tertiary education institute. Linda is the author of pioneering books on the digital divide and refugees, design experience and virtual ethnicity.


Mrs Kirsten Forrester


Experienced CEO championing financial intelligence in not for profit organisations. CEO of Accounting for Good, former GM of Matrix on Board, former Director Corporate Services SDN Children’s Services,


former Deputy Director NCOSS, Kirsten has a wealth of experience in accounting and governance which she brings to the board and management of clients.


Mrs Lisa Robey


Experienced Engagement and Business Director at Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, Lisa specialises in creating value for organisations,


building collaborative partnerships and introducing innovation in the Healthcare sector. A specialist communication and marketing advisor, Lisa was the President of Women in Information and Communication.


Chris Neal


Chris is an Information security professional with over 25 years experience in top roles at Ramsay Healthcare, Telstra and Qantas, etc.


In his latest role of Chief Information Security Officer at Ramsay Health Care (largest listed healthcare company in Australia with over 30,000 employees), he oversees the security of hundreds of hospitals in Australia, UK, France, Scandinavia, Indonesia, Malaysia and more than 480 facilities.


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