Janet Curran

Janet Curran

Janet Curran

Managing Director

Over the last 25 years, Janet has held a variety of senior management / leadership positions within a range of industries including vocational education and training (VET), employment services, emergency services, mining, insurance, health and aged care.


  • Experienced and qualified vocational education and training (VET) professional with extensive experience in establishing and managing a Registered Training Organisation
  • Articulate and confident leader who is able to motivate and communicate to achieve exceptional business performance
  • Experienced and innovative manager of change with sound strategic planning skills
  • Strong background in developing, implementing and continuously improving quality assurance systems
  • Experienced tender writer, eg. as a member of a national tender team, successfully secured an Australian Government Contract, for 2 years, to the value of approximately $70 million per annum
  • 14 years private enterprise, 8 years not-for-profit sector and 9 years state government
  • Post-graduate qualification in Applied Management
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
  • Accredited Executive Leadership Coach
  • State Finalist of the Telstra Business Women of the Year 2004


  • Accredited Integral Executive Leadership Coach (Integral Development)
  • AICD’s Company Directors Course Diploma (Australian Institute of Company Directors)
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Management (Australian Institute of Police Management)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Training and Development (Edith Cowan University)
  • Diploma in Training and Assessment Systems (BSZ50198)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)


2015 – present – CEO / Managing Director – Future Institute of Australia (RTO 41339)

2008 – 2014 – State Manager – MEGT (Australia) Ltd

2002 – 2008 – Director Training and Development – Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA

  • Led and managed the Training and Development Directorate
  • Responsible for the strategic direction of human resource development for FESA including the management of training for over 36,000 staff, firefighters and volunteers throughout WA
  • Responsible for the management of the FESA Training Academy

1999 – 2002 – Manager Training SES – FESA

1996 to 1999 – National Manager – TRACMIN (RTO in the mining industry)

1996 (Contract) – Training Manager – QBE Insurance / Western Underwriters

1994 – 1996 – Training Manager – Silver Chain


2009 – 2018 : Edith Cowan University

2010 – 2016 : Foodbank of WA