Gail is a forward-looking and commercially-focused executive with a track record of driving strategic growth and transformation for VU, with a focus on digital education and future workforce needs.

In her role as Executive Director, Digital Transformation & Quality Learning at Victoria University (VU), Gail harnesses her entrepreneurial vision to forge and cement partnerships across industry, government, community, and academia. Gail engages stakeholders to identify emerging trends, risks, and opportunities, designing future-focused strategies and solutions to deliver the skills required to drive the digital economy.

During 10 years with VU, most recently as Director of Wyndham Tech School, Gail has championed digital innovation and set the agenda for the growth of a dedicated Digital Tech division within the University.

She has led the successful digital transformation of 100+ VET qualifications, integrated emerging technologies into existing qualifications, and led the creation of world-class digital education facilities – including VU’s Innovation Space at the Sunshine Skills Hub, and the Cybersecurity Training Centre at St Albans Campus.

Gail is a passionate advocate for Melbourne’s west, believing through strong partnerships with government, industry and the community that VU has what it takes to become a global leader by 2028, and in doing so help the community we serve reach its full potential.

Areas of expertise

  • Design thinking
  • Disruptive strategy
  • Innovation
  • LEAN Principles
  • Accelerated Implementation Methodology (AIM)
  • Agile
  • Project Management Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • Change management

Contact details

0412 468 363

Conference presentations


  • Guest speaker, She Leads Tech Conference


  • Judge, Wynnovation Pitch Competition
  • Keynote Wyndham Business and Tourism Association


  • Judge, Wynnovation Ptitch Competition
  • Committee of Wyndham Business Leaders (Future of Work)
  • Wyndham Local Learning Employment Network (Future of Work)
  • Future of Work Panel Discussion


  • Wynnovation Panel Discussion (Innovation in Business)
  • Sunshine Skills Hub Ministerial Opening


  • Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi), (A Futuristic Approach to VET in Challenging Times)
  • Thought Leadership Series (VU)


  • Wyndham Business Leaders (The Robots Are Coming)
  • LearnX Live, Sydney (Project 100)
  • World Congress, Melbourne (A Futuristic Approach to VET in Challenging Times)
  • Chair Academy International Leadership Conference, Colorado, USA (Project 100)
  • EduTech Sydney (Building a Sustainable and Profitable VET Business Model)
  • What’s Hot in IT (AI and VR) – Panellist


  • EduTech Singapore (Transforming Vocational Education)
  • TDA Adelaide (Roundtable Discussions – Project 100)

Professional memberships

Australian Computer Society (ACS), Vic ICT for Women, AWSN, AISA, ISACA, Women in Tech