Welcome from the General Manager
CIT Solutions is a part of the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) group, which has a proud 100-year history as one of the longest standing and leading Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions in Australia. Together, CIT and CIT Solutions provide a unique, integrated offering that empowers learners to unleash their potential, to adapt to our quickly changing world, to prosper and to achieve their personal aspirations while best serving their communities, country and the world in the 21st century.
CIT Solutions' programs are continually being enhanced and updated to reflect the needs and changes in industry and the community while keeping up-to-date, motivational and interactive.
As always, we are here to support every learner's endeavours and assist in achieving success to reach their goals and ambitions. Improving your learning experience and graduate outcomes remains the top priority at CIT Solutions. We truly believe our success is our students' success.
Our dedicated pursuit of educational excellence is what drives us and we welcome every opportunity we have to engage with you and make your experience meaningful, memorable and valuable. We are here to help to make sure you obtain the skills and knowledge you are seeking.
I look forward to seeing you on campus and am truly excited to see what we can accomplish together in 2021.
CIT Solutions Pty Ltd
Leanne Cover CEO, CIT
Leanne Cover is the Chief Executive Officer of the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT), the largest government provider of vocational education and training institution in Canberra, the Australian capital, with more than 22,000 enrolments annually. CIT provides programs and services in a wide range of industry disciplines at Australian Qualifications Framework levels 1 – 7. Leanne has undertaken this role since February 2015. She is well known for her leadership in shaping vocational education and training policy to address skills development for entry level and existing workers and ensuring education and training responds to the demands and requirements of industry and the community.
Craig Sloan Chair of the Board
Craig is a Chartered Accountant and has been with KPMG since 1987. He is currently a senior Partner within the Management Consulting division of the firm, responsible for the provision of financial management, costing and government advisory services. He is a member of the firm's national Management Consulting Executive Board and the CFO for the National Management Consulting practice. He has extensive experience which has included the provision of accounting, taxation, business viability, feasibility and due diligence advice as well as costing, modeling, capability development, procurement and program advisory services to a wide range of entities, specialising in the provision of services to both Federal and State/Territory government agencies.
James Willson Board Member
James founded CRE8IVE back in 2001 and today enjoys his position as Managing Director. Starting the business in the arena of web and graphic design the business quickly evolved into a market leader in the field of branding, campaign creation and rollout as well as web development. Today the business employs about 25 people and has active clients in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Tasmania. Over the years James has worked on numerous campaigns on a national and a local level and is across all disciplines of the business. James sits on numerous boards including The Canberra Hospital Foundation, the CGS Foundation, CIT Solutions and RDA ACT. A known contributor to Canberra, James acknowledges that the city is a great platform to create oneself and at the same time contribute to the fabric of the city.
Peter McGrath Board Member
Peter is a founding Partner of Griffin Legal and practised Law for approximately 25 years with in excess of 20 years as a Partner. Peter retired from legal practise in July 2019 and currently works as the National Manager Governance for Engineers Australia.
Peter has been involved in the Not-for-Profit sector for over 40 years anmd his experience includes acting for a number of government agencies and national and state sporting associations. This experience comprises general corporate law, governance, disciplinary matters, member and child welfare and protection matters. Including preparapatory work for a hearing of a Royal Commission.
Peter also has a wealth of experience in planning and property law with a background as a Valuer in both the private and public sector.
Karla Bogaart Audit Committee Chair
Karla is a Chartered Accountant with a Commerce degree and has over 25 years experience in this field. She heads up her own consultancy business with the majority of her clients being Commonwealth Government Agencies. Karla thoroughly enjoys her work in the field of commerce but also has a passion for acting. In 2015 she decided to explore a dual career in both Commerce and the Arts.
Catherine Ng General Manager
Catherine comes to CIT Solutions as a nationally and internationally recognised education business leader. She is known as a highly strategic and entrepreneurial senior executive having over 17 years' experience within the private and public education sector including start-ups, publicly listed and government owned enterprises.
She has held a breath of executive roles including: LCI Education Network, Navitas Limited, Box Hill Institute, Victoria University and William Angliss Institute. She has extensive experience in the international education and training markets and has also held public office as a councillor for the City of Melbourne.