ACHW Board of Directors

The Associate Degree in Applied Health Science (Dermal Therapy) and the Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Clinical Aesthetics) aim to underpin current aesthetics practice with a new standard of skills and deeper knowledge gained through a combination of science and clinical practice.

Directors

Arvid Petersen
With over 26 years of experience as an investor, CEO, and board member of training and education companies, including Higher Education (HE) providers, as the Chairman of the Scentia Board, Arvid Petersen oversees the strategic direction of Australasian College of Health and Wellness (ACHW) and the management of its business as a higher education provider.

Jeremy Davis
With prior experience as a Dean and Academic Board President, Jeremy Davis provides strategic guidance on curriculum, student assessment and progression, and academic standards and governance. With more than 30 years’ experience as a company director and strategy consultant, he also provides guidance on key business functions of ACHW as a HE provider.

Andrew Mills
Andrew Mills has been involved in the education sector for 25 years working in an executive leadership capacity. More recently over the last decade, he has also held several executive and non-executive board roles with education entities. Andrew provides oversight and guidance on strategy, corporate governance, and risk management. More specifically for ACHW, Andrew also works closely with the business on operational and commercial issues. He also provides direction on governance and compliance with TEQSA and other regulatory matters.

Ben Foote
As CEO, Ben Foote oversees the implementation of the business and education strategic direction of the Scentia Board. He leads the Senior Leadership Team of ACHW to formulate and implement strategies for its management as a Higher Education provider and oversees all key business functions of ACHW, including education operations, marketing sales, HR, and compliance.

Peter Mobbs
Peter Mobbs has spent 15+ years in various roles in the private education sector and provides strategic and education-specific direction in the areas of higher education management. Peter provides input on all key business areas of ACHW such as governance, sales, marketing, product development, HR, technology, compliance, and provides specific expertise on education operations and the studentexperience.

Professor Daniel Samson
Danny Samson has spent 30 years as professor in a leading university, where he has been a member of academic board and served in various leadership roles, as well as being an experienced curriculum designer, lecturer, researcher, commercial and government board member and consultant. As he also serves as Chairman of ACHW’s academic board, he works to ensure sound connection between academic governance and overall strategic leadership of ACHW.

Ms Mirielle Schreuders
Mirielle Schreuders RN, has enjoyed various roles within the aesthetic and education fields for 20 years, including clinical dermatology nursing, private and higher education course and skills delivery, and business management. Mirielle provides input on key areas within the education and corporate sectors for ACHW. Her expertise will also contribute to course advisory and direction, including compliance, as well as marketing & student support.

Melanie Strong
Melanie represents CHAMP Ventures, one of the major investors in Scentia. She joined CHAMP Ventures in June 2006 and provides strategic advice to the ACHW business and has helped many companies during their investment period and during their transformation due to growth opportunities and challenges.

The Associate Degree in Applied Health Science (Dermal Therapy) and the Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Clinical Aesthetics) aim to underpin current aesthetics practice with a new standard of skills and deeper knowledge gained through a combination of science and clinical practice.

ACHW's November intake is now open.

To apply, complete an application form and return it to admissions@achw.edu.au.