Arv has over 25 years of experience in managing large teams and delivering technology programs in the Higher Education, Publishing, Construction and Engineering industries. He has been with UNSW for over 10 years, helping to develop and implement the university’s 2025 strategy and now as CEO of Mentem, has taken on a leadership role in driving and implementing UNSW’s lifelong learning strategy. Outside of work, Arv is passionate about cricket, rugby league, politics and cooking.
Steve has over 15 years’ experience in education and digital product management, having built edtech teams and innovative programs across a variety of sectors worldwide. At Mentem Steve leads a team responsible for the research, design, development and evolution of our digital platforms and tools. In his free time he runs marathons and the occasional ultra.
Liz has more than 25 years’ experience in learning design and the student experience in higher education. She has designed some of Australia’s most innovative and highly regarded learning programs and received national recognition for her work. Liz developed the Mentem learning model and FIRST principles and leads the learning design team who ensure Mentem programs meet client and learner needs. In her spare time, Liz is a keen cyclist, hiker and café and coffee research assistant.
Garth has 15 years experience in Talent mobility, diagonistics and Implementing large scale upskilling programs. Some of the projects he’s most proud of include developing a framework and solution for a global telecommunication client to be able to identify the level of digital acumen of the entire workforce and; working with Suncorp to build a talent academy to protect the knowledge of hundreds of employees and help them develop skills for the future. He love’s a challenge no matter how big.