Our team

ACTB is CRICOS registered and welcomes students from all over the world.

Our teaching  team

Kay Sayer

Kay joined Australian College of Technology and Business in 2012 and enjoys teaching students from diverse backgrounds.  She admires the courage and commitment of students who have chosen to continue their studies in a new country and enjoys the opportunity to learn about cultures from many parts of the world.


Kay’s teaching experience includes 25 years of teaching Business programs within the TAFE system, both in Brisbane and Gladstone, to both domestic and international students.  During this time, Kay also worked closely with business organsations, tailoring training programs to suit the training needs of their staff.


Kay endeavours to enrich her students’ learning by sharing her knowledge and real world business experiences.  Kay’s friendly communication style coupled with her good understanding of cultural diversity allows her the sensitivity to listen and support the students with consideration and empathy.


Kay whole-heartedly supports the core values of ACTB and in addition to the many years of teaching experience at tertiary level, allows Kay to provide a high quality of professionalism to her teaching.


Kay also conducts her own business as a registered Marriage Celebrant.


Kay’s academic qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Diploma of Teaching
  • Diploma of Business Administration
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment


Maddie Mohammed

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business and Law (current)
  • Bachelor of Education (current)
  • Advanced Diploma of Business
  • Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management
  • Diploma of Business
  • Diploma of Leadership & Management
  • Certificate IV Training & Assessment
  • Certificate III and IV in Business


Maddie Mohammed has been teaching at ACTB since 2013.  Prior to ACTB, Maddie was teaching business and management courses at another RTO since 2011. She  has been simultaneously working with the airlines industry for over 10 years


Maddie is an effervescent and outgoing person who thrives on change and challenge. She sets extremely high standards for herself, and likes to push the boundaries of her skills and abilities. Maddie is a great team player, who supports her students and colleagues and assists to maintain a harmonious and pleasant working environment for all.

Catherine Gavigan

Professional Qualifications


• Bachelor of Education
• Diploma of Teaching
• Associate Diploma Speech and Presentation
• Graduate Studies in Curriculum Design, Counselling and Psychology
• Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment
• Associate Professional Member, Australian Institute of Management


Teaching positions



Facilitator, People and Organisation Development, Massey University
Lecturer Management, NZ Institute of Management
Lecturer – Management Essentials, Australian Institute of Management
Lecturer, HR Training Unit, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Lecturer Diploma of Business, Australian College of Technology and Brisbane
Lecturer, University of Western Australia, Staff Development Unit



Consulting Experience



Catherine is insightful and direct in her facilitation approach and promotes individual accountability. Catherine has worked with numerous organisations and across industries including: Veolia Transport, Channel Nine, Apple Centre, Nutrimetics CPA, Catholic Education, Bunnings, Massey University, Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Centre, W.A. Education Departments in South Australia and Western Australia.

This work has focused on team and individual performance including; dealing with problem teams, mediating between difficult team members, building resilience, aligning team goals with organisational strategy, personal effectiveness for peak performance and committing to the organisation vision and positive work environments

Sangeeta Mahajan

Sangeeta Mahajan is actively engaged in teaching and the management of the academic program of the College.


Sangeeta has worked within the education and training industry for over 27 years.  She commenced her professional career overseas as a university lecturer and has worked in teaching positions at the University of Queensland and Griffith University in Australia.


Sangeeta’s academic qualifications include:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations (Awarded the Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • Diploma of Project Management
  • RSA (Cambridge) Certificate TESOL
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment


Please view Sangeeta’s full profile at: http://www.actb.com.au/about-us/

Lisa Moefauuo

Lisa has worked as a lecturer at ACTB since 2015. As part of her role she has planned, organised and developed training materials, developed flexible teaching and learning strategies and helped implement robust reporting and administration protocols


In addition to her work in the training industry, Lisa has also worked in a corporate business environment within the airline industry for over a decade


Lisa is extremely dedicated to the education sector and has consistently demonstrated a genuine desire to produce the best possible results for each of her students

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education (current)
  • Certificate IV in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Certificate III in Training & Assessment

Lucy Pandya

Lucy has over 14 years of experience in the education industry, teaching both vocational and university students nationally and internationally.  Her areas of teaching include: Business Management, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Strategic HRM, Business Communication, and Engineering & Managerial Economics


In addition to teaching, she has held managerial roles in different fields of project management, insurance and human resource management as well as the management of vocational compliance, designing student material and assessment tools and compliance documentation


Lucy has a strong passion for teaching and for her students.  Her extensive experience has provided her with the tools to provide her students with strong theoretical and practical experience

Professional Qualifications

  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment

Our Administration  Team

Lynn Seo, Administration and Marketing Officer

Joy Zhu, Administration and Marketing Officer

Joe Yu, Web Consultant

Amrita Thakor – Administration and Marketing Officer