Meet the Team!

Brian Wexham

Brian Wexham Chief Executive Officer

Born in London, Brian is an experienced executive and non-executive director with an extensive background in media and advertising, spanning over 30 years. He has held executive roles with The Times and The Sunday Times in London, as well as Board positions with The Observer and the Today newspaper, London. He is also the former Chief Executive of Lonhro Media Group PLC East Africa and was the Chief Executive of APN Educational Media (Australia and New Zealand).

Brian holds several non-executive board positions including the board of The Australian Children’s Music Foundation and has just been appointed as Chairman of WorldSkills Australia. He is a committed proponent and advocate of Vocational Education.

Lisa Malek

Lisa Malek Operations Manager

Lisa joined the SkillsOne team in 2017 in the role of Operations Manager. Lisa has completed an Advanced Diploma in Management and Marketing at the Australian Business Academy, Sydney.

After completing her Diploma Lisa worked in retail with Mimco. She moved to London in 2008 to assist establishing Mimco in the UK, where she worked as the Training and Development Manager, travelling across the country opening stores, training managers and their teams.

After returning from London in 2010, Lisa began working for News Corp, in the Editorial Network Team, where for five years she worked across all Mastheads and a variety of news sections, with exposure to National Skills Week since it commenced in 2011.
Lisa brings the skills she attained through working at Mimco and News Corp and looks forward to working with SkillsOne to promote the importance of Vocational Education and Training to all Australians.
Madeleine Lamond

Madeleine Lamond Production & Social Media Coordinator

Madeleine joined the SkillsOne team in 2015 as the new full time Production Coordinator. Madeleine completed a Bachelor of Media and Communications, majoring in Media Arts and Production, at the University of Technology Sydney. Since graduating, she has travelled around regional NSW working on the feature film One Less God – to be released in 2016. She has also undertaken an internship with the independent film distribution company Titan View, working on the premiere screening of ‘Locks of Love’ at the National Film and Sound Archive in Canberra, as well as the 2014 Indie Gems Film Festival. Madeleine has come to SkillsOne with a strong desire to learn more about informational video programming and documentary production in the vocational education sector.

Andrew Blau

Andrew Blau Editor & Camera Operator

Andrew joined the SkillsOne team in 2015, as editor and camera operator shortly after graduating from Billy Blue College of Design, majoring in a Bachelor of Design and Digital Media.

While Andrew studied at Billy Blue College of Design, he gained skills in design principles, motion graphics and videography. Andrew specialises in time-lapse videography, astrophotography and motion graphics bringing a new blend of artistry and creativity to the SkillsOne team. Andrew joined the SkillsOne team with the ambition to further his knowledge and experience of the production pipeline.

Melodie Coronel

Melodie Coronel Event Coordinator

Melodie joined the SkillsOne team in 2017 as the new Event Coordinator. She has completed a Bachelor of Management, majoring in Events and Leisure at the University of Technology, Sydney. During her time at university, Melodie undertook two event internships at the Riverside Theatres in Parramatta and at Cancer Council New South Wales (Greater Western Sydney region). Bringing her knowledge and skills attained through her studies and experience, Melodie hopes to learn more about the VET sector and the opportunities it brings for the next generation.