Jake Heinrich appointed Chief Executive Officer of RMIT Training

Jake Heinrich appointed Chief Executive Officer of RMIT Training

Experienced international education leader, Jake Heinrich has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of RMIT Training. Heinrich brings extensive experience in the global education sector including more than 25 years of working across Asia, Mexico and Australia.


RMIT University Deputy Vice-Chancellor, College of Business and Law, Professor Julie Cogin said she was delighted to announce Henrich’s appointment. “Jake has an outstanding track record in delivering and leading quality education programs for our global community and we are delighted to welcome him to this critical role,” she said.

“Under his leadership, RMIT Training will recalibrate and move towards the future well prepared for the demands and opportunities of a changing market.”

“Jake has been acting as the Interim CEO since March this year and has adeptly steered the organisation through a period of transition, brought about by the ongoing challenges of the global pandemic.

“We are now looking forward to this next phase as RMIT Training strives in its mission to help the global learning community achieve their goals in work and life”

Heinrich began his career with the University at RMIT Vietnam in 2016 where he was Head of the School of English and University Pathways (SEUP), leading a mission to provide language instruction for students on a higher education academic pathway.

His many achievements at RMIT Vietnam included establishing the Bachelor of Languages with majors in Japanese, translation and interpretation, successful NEAS accreditation for SEUP's English Pathways Programs, and establishing the Danang campus.

Upon returning to Melbourne, Heinrich led the Commercial and Operations departments of RMIT Training. In this portfolio, he was responsible for the growth markets abroad, new product launch and the general operations of the organisation. 

07 September 2021


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