Chief Executive Officer

Kala Philip


Drawing upon her real-world experiences, Kala’s broad industry sector expertise brings a real and practical strength to the solutions, clients, consultants and stakeholders she works with at BSI Learning. As the Chief Executive Officer, of the vocational education and training arm of the group, her role is to drive the strategic initiatives for the RTO, ensure quality design and delivery of our high impact client solutions, the inclusion of emerging market needs and skills sector in our client delivery. Along with her team of executives, consultants, trainers, assessors and solution managers, Kala’s work focuses in four areas: Brand, People, Systems and Solutions – Ensuring a people focused approach to developing customised learning solutions and the end benefits for the client being increased performance and productivity.

Kala’s 23-year career in the L&D industry started in Dubai in 2000, where she spent 4 years building a successful IT training consultancy. In 2004, Kala immigrated to Australia and after working as a senior client manager for 7 years at a corporate training firm, she joined BSI Learning in May 2012. In the last 11 years she has worked in various roles within BSI, and has been instrumental in the growth of BSI Learning including setting up a transnational education team, and being part of an Austrade delegation, for the first ever Future Skills Initiative Mission from Australian VET to India.