Our Team

Managing Director

Darren has 30 years senior and executive management experience nationally and internationally.  He is in demand as a business speaker, trainer and change management consultant with a speciality in brand reinvigoration.

Darren has owned and built successful companies over his professional life and now consults in the development, growth and establishment of RTOs around Australia.

Subhashni Ram
Operations Manager

Subhashni has worked in the RTO sector for over 17 years.  Her experience, knowledge and skills come from setting up and running her own RTOs.

As a passionate professional in the RTO sector, she brings a fresh approach to working with clients, ensuring that the 'fit' between client and BluEdge Consulting is right before commencing any project.

Subhashni draws on her and her teams knowledge base to ensure that BluEdge Consulting delivers efficient and effective results to clients.

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General Manager

Scott has 30 plus years in corporate training and development across a range of industries and countries.

Scott is a qualified teacher and trainer with a passion and dedication to ensuring training and assessment materials and learner experiences are of the highest standard.

David Lang
   Client Director

For more than 20 years John has served in senior management and board level management roles where he has been the leader of many significant change management initiatives across training and learning.

Holding an MBA from Bond University, John works with our RTO clients to improve internal processes, compliance, increased student satisfaction and support strategic business planning and growth.

John has worked internationally and brings a diverse and wide range of knowledge and experience to the BluEdge Team.


     Project Manager

As Project Manager, Suzana is responsible for the smooth operation and organisation of the Bluedge Consulting Team.

Suzana is also part of our audit team and works with our clients to ensure and support compliance, regulations, RTO Registration and Renewals

Glen Coates
     Lead Consultant

Glen has worked for many years in the RTO sector as a consultant, trainer and principal.

He has been involved in setting up training colleges in Sydney, Melbourne and Dubai. 

After years in the hospitality sector Glen felt the desire to teach others the skills that he had gained.


Glen's knowledge, skills and rich experience in and with RTO's makes him one of Australia's leading consultants in this field and in high demand.

David Lang
Compliance Consultant 

David has worked as a senior consultant for numerous start ups and franchise operations, developing expertise in project management, WHS hazard analysis and risk assessment, HACCP food safety compliance, quality assurance and operational systems development.

He has been a vocational trainer since 1999, and is an active member of a number of industry association groups and continues to consult to industry on business projects throughout Australia, Asia and Europe.

Senior Consultant

Cara has over 25 years’ experience in the Vocational Education and Training sector and brings significant leadership, general management, and project management experience. Cara has worked in a range of Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), including large government RTOs, smaller RTOs, Enterprise RTOs and Not-for-Profit (NFP) RTOs.

Cara is a member of the ASQA Stakeholder Liaison Group, is on the committee of ERTOA (Enterprise RTO Association), has acted as a volunteer preceptor for Vocational Education and Training students with Charles Sturt University and is a Non-Executive Director for a NFP Registered Training Organisation.

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Director of Wellbeing

Casper has 4 years experience as Director of Wellbeing.  His daily duties are to seek as many pats as possible, play ball in the office and destress the team.

He is qualified in Catch and Deep Treat Analysis.