In Australian International College, we endeavour to provide you with the highest quality training and assessment and effective support services throughout your course. To achieve this, we have a team who is ready to help you with all matters related to your course and personal issues. Here are some of our key staff who work behind the scenes to present you the best service

Dr. Stephen Rainer


Principal Executive Officer (PEO)


  • 1977 – 1979 Registrar in Pathology   Auckland Hospital Board
  • 1979 – 1980 Registrar in Pathology    John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
  • 1983 -1985 Pathology Tutor Specialist     Auckland Hospital Board
  • 1985 – 1991 Specialist Histopathologist      Green Lane Hospital, Auckland
  • 1991 – 2018 Senior Staff Specialist in Pathology      St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney. This position involved handling the pathology of heart, lung, and kidney transplantation service.


  • 1977-1985 Tutorials, lectures, demonstrations and small group teaching for 3rd, 4th, and 5th year Medical Students, University of Auckland.
  • 1980-1981 Tutorials for 4th year Medical students, University of Oxford.
  • 1986-1991 Clinical Teacher, University of Auckland
  • 1988-1989 Chief Examiner in Histology for Medical Laboratory Technologists Board, New Zealand.
  • 1989-1992 Examiner in Pathology for RCPA.
  • 1991-2004     Small group teaching for 4th year Medical students University of NSW.

Administrative experience:

  • 1986-1991 –  Chairman, Committee of Pathologists, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland.
  • 1987-1988   Chairman, Task Force on Laboratory Rationalisation, Green Lane/ National Women’s Hospital, Auckland.
  • 1989-1990   Director of Laboratory Services, Green Lane/ National Women’s Hospital, Auckland.
  • 1989-1991   Vice-President, NZ Society of Pathologists

This experience has given him a long exposure to overseas students. In addition, together with Mr Marko Malivong he established the Australian Centre student services agency in 1992.

Since retiring from Medicine in 2018 he has been the PEO for NSW English College, NSW Business College and Australian International College

Professional Qualifications:

1970   BSc (Human Biology), University of Auckland

1973   MB ChB, University of Auckland

1982   FRCPA, (Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia)

Jorge Antonio Chacon


PT Teacher at TAFE Sydney Ultimo campus

Chef Supervisor at Australian Turf Club (ATC)

Chef Supervisor at Delaware North venue service PTY LTD.

Chef and Founder at Borderland Mexican Restaurant

Sous chef at Starcity Casino Sydney

Sous chef at BAIA Restaurant


Silver Medalist, The Sydney culinary Challenge 2008

Guest Chef TV Presenter at SBS Food Safari show, The Food network

Partnership with ADVENTURE WORLD TRAVEL 2015-2016

Emma Widdison

I currently hold the position of a Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery teacher at the TAFE NSW Ryde Campus also at the Australian International College in Darlinghurst. I work part time as a chef and have done so for the past 17 years.

I have a strong passion for teaching young minds skills that I feel will help them in their future careers as Chefs. I feel like my teaching style is informative, clear directions and interactive and I have loved teaching Commercial Cookery for the past 3 years as cooking is my passion and I want it to be the passion of all my students.


Trainer and Assessor for Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

  • TAFE NSW Ryde Campus
  • Australian International College
  • Australian Academy of Management and Science

Hospitality Chef

  • Alseasons Chef Agency
  • Sous Chef Springwood Sports Club
  • Head Chef Alliance Catering
  • Head Chef Sicillian Restaurant
  • Sous Chef Café Sol Ponte



A multi experienced Chef in restaurants and hotels in Australia. A hardworking pro-active trainer and assessor, with an upbeat and positive attitude, who is passionate about food creation. Known for a great team spirit, and the ability to efficiently manage the entire kitchen operation. Sound knowledge of health and safety regulation with experience in management costing, budgeting and restaurant operation.


  • Royal Sydney Golf Club
  • TUM’S THAI take away, Kings Cross
  • Good Moon Café Restaurant, Surry Hills
  • Chargrill Charlie’s(Mosman)
  • Spice & wine
  • ARIA at Sydney opera house
  • Sir Stamford Circular quay
  • Dovetail at World square
  • Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport


Leanne Wiseman


Restaurant Supervisor and Trainer at Su Casa PTY LTD

Restaurant and Functions Manager at Bellevue Dining Room

Restaurant Manager at Peter Doyle

Sam Esho


RSA and RCG Trainer at The RSA School

Team Leader – Gaming at Rooty Hill RSL Club

Gaming Supervisor and Club Trainer at Wentworthville leagues club

Maila Decena Kuzmanov

A well experienced Hospitality Manager and Passionate College Lecturer. Highly self-motivated and goal oriented professional with proven background in improving operational turnaround. Offers sixteen years of successful track record demonstrating strong analytical and problem-solving skills, international work experience, and proven leadership capability.


Trainer and Assessor at Australian Academy of commerce

Trainer and Assessor at Australian Academy of commerce

Front Office/Operations manager at regents court, Sydney, Australia

Front Office/Operations manager at Megaboom city hotel, Sydney, Australia

Restaurant Reservations Manager at Princess Cruise, Los Angeles, USA

Natthaphasorn T.

Assisstant PEO

Manita Meethanon

Student Services Officer