SpecialityChief Executive Officer, Bendigo Kangan Institute
Sally Curtain is an accomplished public sector senior executive with significant experience in leading transformational change across state and local government. Prior to her appointment as Bendigo Kangan Institute’s Chief Executive Officer, Sally successfully led organisational and operational changes within diverse and complex public sector agencies. This included restructuring the former Department of Justice to better meet the needs of regional communities, creating new agencies such as the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC), scaling up services to a burgeoning population in City of Casey, and operating as a regulator to modernise registration and licensing at Victoria’s largest service provider, VicRoads. As Chief Executive Officer of Bendigo Kangan Institute, Sally brings vision, innovation and passion to its people while placing customer needs at the centre of focus. In her role, Sally oversees the operations of four businesses: • Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute: Prominent providers of vocational education and training. • VETASSESS: National and international provider of assessment services. • eWorks: An e-learning hosting, content and consultancy specialist. Bendigo Kangan Institute supports workforce participation and productivity through education, employability and skills assessment services. At Bendigo Kangan Institute Sally has driven an ambitious strategy and organisational transformation program, realised with Bendigo Kangan Institute being named 2022 Victorian and Australian Large Provider of the Year. Sally works with government representatives, business and community leaders to grow the organisation with the primary focus on meeting and exceeding the needs of students, employers, industry and the community. In 2022 Sally was made a Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (Victoria) for her outstanding contribution to public administration and exemplary service to the Victorian community.