Our Team

Jane Renata
Principal
Diploma Business Management
Cert IV Training and Assessment

How long have you worked at Ignite? 14 years
What is your favourite subject to teach (if you teach)?  Customer Service
What is your favourite drink?  Zarraffa’s @ Tugun Carmel Fusion, double shot, extra caramel no cream
What do you love about working for Ignite? I love the people I work with, we have fun and know how to have a good laugh!

Georgina Tomlinson
Business Development Officer
Bachelor Commerce – Management & Marketing

How long have you worked for Ignite Education? I joined the team in April 2018
What is your role? I look after business development – growing our list of clients and managing our School Based Traineeship program.
What is your favourite drink? I love a good Negroni or a simple Gin and Soda with fresh lime
What do you love about working for Ignite? I love working with students and businesses to help train staff in our industry and share my passion for hospitality. We also work with such a great team who are both fun and supportive.

Julie Godfrey
Compliance Administration Coordinator
Bachelor of Business in Tourism/Hospitality
Cert IV Training & Assessment

How long have you worked at Ignite? 1.5 years
What is your role? I look after the ‘exciting’ compliance side of the business
What is your favourite drink? Classic Margarita
What do you love about working for Ignite? I love seeing the positive changes in students’ confidence and skills as they work through their course. The Ignite team are friendly and fun to work with.

Lorraine Williams
Administration Officer

How long have you worked for Ignite Education? 9 1/2 Years
What is your role? I look after business administration and course bookings
What is your favourite drink?  I love water and with fresh lime.
What do you love about working for Ignite? I believe we can offer great training and good outcomes. The staff are all great team players and we have a great leader.

Judy Donohoe
Diploma Hospitality and Events Program Co-ordinator, Trainer Manager
Bachelor of Vocational Education and Training
Cert IV Training & Assessment

How long have you worked at Ignite? 3 glorious years
What is your favourite subject to teach? I am passionate about modern leadership skills for the organisations of today, and Australian and International wines
What is your favourite drink? I like refreshing drinks?  Capahrina, Mojito, Whisky Sour, Margarita
What do you love about working for Ignite? Ignite is a fun yet professional workplace, with a great team.

Mandy Luck
Trainer & Assessor – Course Coordinator
Cert IV Training & Assessment

How long have you worked at Ignite? Almost 18 months
What is your favourite subject to teach? I enjoy the more hands on units like RSA, coffee, serve Food and Beverage
What is your favourite drink? A nice cold glass of white wine.
What do you love about working for Ignite? The people and our culture

Terry Renata
Trainer & Assessor
Cert IV Training & Assessment

How long have you worked at Ignite? Casually for 3 years
What is your favourite subject to teach? Coach others in job skills
What is your favourite drink? Lychee tea
What do you love about working for Ignite? Friendly colleagues

Andrew Crabtree
Trainer & Assessor
Cert IV Training & Assessment

How long have you worked at Ignite? This time since the beginning of the year, but I have previously delivered some training here about 5 years ago
What is your favourite subject to teach? I love to teach sustainability as it is such an important issue and we have so much more to do the help our planet, but I do love the bar course, when a student makes an espresso martini for the first time and they deliver a beautiful drink.
What is your favourite drink? Oh so many, at the moment I love a great Cumquat Margarita with home grown cumquats steeped in a great Tequila, a sneaky glass of Billecarte Champagne,  or anything with lime, mint and ginger
What do you love about working for Ignite?  The great team I work with plus sharing my knowledge and experience with students, and obviously that light bulb moment, when the penny drops with a student, it is rewarding.

Charro Moore
Trainer & Assessor
Cert IV Training & Assessment

 

We look forward to welcoming you to our team below and assisting and supporting you to ignite your passion for hospitality, business or management. See you soon at Ignite Education!