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Our Team

Peter Macdonald

Managing Director

Diploma of Vocational Education and Training, Diploma of Training Design and Development, Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety, Diploma of Leadership and Management, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Peter has operated his own business for over 40 years, is the founder and Managing Director of Tubal Pty Ltd and has over 30 years’ experience in Training and Development, Work Health and Safety and Risk Management.  For the last 20 years Peter has been directly involved with the Retail, Hospitality and Holiday and Resorts Industries providing training and assessment, mentoring and consultancy services and has served on several industry working groups.  Tubal has been a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) since 1998.  Peter has received a Federal Government Best Practice Award and welcomed as a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC).  Other than his management functions, Peter’s other roles include training and assessment, employer/trainee liaison, business development, research and development and industry liaison.

Amanda Reddicliffe

RTO Quality & Administration Manager

Certificate IV Training and Assessment, Diploma of Leadership & Management, Diploma of Quality Auditing

Amanda has been working in a range of roles within the VET industry for almost two decades including quality assurance, training and assessment, leadership and mentoring in the workplace.  Amanda is currently studying her Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Writing) part-time at ECU.

Amanda joined Tubal in 2015 and her roles include administration management, quality assurance, and continuous improvement.

Tim Macdonald

Training & Business Development Manager

Bachelor in IT, Certificate IV Training and Assessment, Diploma of Hospitality Management

Tim has more than 5 years experience training and assessing qualifications in the Hospitality, Retail and Business Services industries. His roles at Tubal include managing the teams’ training and assessment activities, Business Development, client relations, Training and Assessment and IT research and development. Tim is a former professional sportsman and has also completed a Bachelor of IT from ECU Perth. Before joining Tubal in 2011, he was the founder of an IT solutions business catering mainly to small businesses needing IT consultancy and social media training and solutions. Tim has an extensive background in sports coaching, sports management, and has enjoyed roles in both the print and radio media.  Tim holds a Diploma in Hospitality Management, and has also trained, managed and worked in various roles within the Hospitality and Retail industries. 

Brett Warner

Workplace Trainer & Assessor

Diploma of Training Design and Development, Diploma of Vocational Education and Training, MBA (HRM), AFAIM, Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety

Brett completed 25 years in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) having been involved in catering, logistics, operations and human resources.  His roles in the ADF included Resources and Operations Manager for the Special Air Service Regiment and Executive/General Manager of Human Resources, ADF.  Brett operated his own Management Consulting business and has also operated his own café franchise in partnership with his wife.  He has extensive experience in the Hospitality and Retail industries.  Brett joined Tubal in 2011 and his roles include workplace training and assessment and employer/trainee liaison.  Brett recently completed his MBA in Human Resource Management.

Hazel Sheerin

Client Services and Training Coordinator

Hazel joined Tubal in July 2017 as their Client Services and Training Coordinator, having brought with her many years experience delivering excellence in customer service for students and their employers, and coordination of trainers.

Hazel is primarily responsible for maintaining regular contact with all Tubal students and employers and assisting where needed.  Hazel has previous experience working as a Teachers Assistant in the UK, and has enjoyed many years donating her time as a gymnastics and dance coach.

Vicki Mayell

Workplace Trainer & Assessor

Diploma of Hospitality, Diploma of Events, Diploma of Management, Certificate IV in Business, Diploma of Project Management, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Vicki has extensive background and experience in the Hospitality Industry as General Manager, Manager, Proprietor and Assistant Manager of several hotels and resorts together with marketing roles and the provision of training, assessment and consultancy services.  Vicki is a Fellow and State Councillor of Catering Institute of Australia (WA) and a member of the industry advisory committees.  Vicki joined Tubal in 2011 and her roles include workplace training and assessment and employer/trainee liaison.

Gregg Bell

Workplace Assessor

Bachelor of Science – Marketing, TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Gregg has worked for over 25 years in management and marketing roles in the retail and entertainment industries in the USA.  With experience in all facets of business management and operation, Gregg has co-founded and held the position of General Manager of Los Angeles-based management/record companies with responsibility for all facets of day-to-day operation.  Gregg’s past experience extends to areas of human resource management, including training.  Gregg joined Tubal in 2012 and his roles include workplace training and assessment and employer/trainee liaison.

Sara Warner

Workplace Trainer & Assessor

MBA, Cert IV in Training and Assessment

Sara completed 15 years working for the Australian Defence Force as the Technical Publications and Administrative Officer for The Royal Australian Air Force where she was responsible for the administrative management of Technical Publications aligned to Operations, Air Safety and Maintenance.  Sara also held the additional position of Work Place Health and Safety Coordinator.

Sara has also managed and owned a very successful franchise café and operated an effective business consulting service. She has extensive experience in the hospitality and retail industry.  Sara joined Tubal in 2015 and her position includes workplace training and assessment and employer/trainee liaison.  Sara recently completed her MBA with the University of New South Wales.

Damien Harvey

Training & Development Consultant

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Certificate IV Frontline Management, Certificate IV Aged Care and Disability

Damien has over 10 years training and development experience working in both WA Government and private enterprises with a focus predominantly in the health and community service sector.

Damien’s extensive experience includes the development and training of nationally recognised care packages for internal staff at the Disability Services Commission to improve the quality of lives for people with disabilities. A secondment opportunity saw Damien implement training systems, processes and workforce development strategies at the Department of Environment and Conservation upon recommendation from the WA Coroner after the tragic death of 3 track drivers on crown land. More recently Damien was the General Manger of a large private Registered Training Organisation and recruitment company.

Damien is passionate about delivering  a high quality and dynamic training service that will ultimately make the difference that counts with in the Health and Community Service sector.

Michelle Cunningham

Workplace Trainer & Assessor

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma of Management, Diploma of Retail Management

Michelle joined Tubal in 2017, bringing with her 5 years experience in Retail and Business training.  Michelle has spent the majority of her career in the service industry gaining experience in customer service, supervisor and regional trainer roles.  She began her transition into management roles working with companies such as Adairs, Sheridan, Coles, Woolworths, and Best & Less with a focus on identifying potential leaders, staff training and development.