Executive Leadership Team

The Institute Executive is the prime leadership group responsible and accountable for establishing the leadership goals, direction and performance of GippsTAFE. The primary goal of the leadership group is the development and implementation of strategies that will increase the entrepreneurial and business acumen of the Institute.

The Executive Leadership Team comprises of the CEO, Executive Directors Academic Programs, and Executive Director Finance & Infrastructure.


Dr Peter Whitley

Chief Executive Officer

The primary role of the Chief Executive Officer is to establish the direction of the Institute in line with the expectations and aspirations of the Institute Board. The CEO is responsible for ensuring that there is sound and effective leadership throughout the Institute.

Photo of Jim Vivian

Mr Jim Vivian

Executive Director Academic Programs


Mr Ian Carroll

Executive Director Finance and Infrastructure

Carol Elliot

Mrs Carol Elliot

Executive Director Academic Programs

Jenni Hardy

Jenni Hardy

Executive Director Academic Support Services