Wendy Perry is a renowned innovator, leader, speaker and writer in Workforce Planning and Development, Vocational Education and Training (VET), Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Edupreneur of the Year in the Vocational Education and Training category for 2015, Wendy is a described as an inspiration by her colleagues and she recently presented a key note at the World TVET Conference in Sarawak, Malaysia on Innovation through Partnerships and Collaboration in Technical Vocation Education Training (TVET).
In 2011 Wendy was recognised with an Achievement Award for her contribution in the local business community and in 2013 on the South Australian Women’s Honour Roll.
With a vision of developing 21st Century Workforces and World-class VET systems, Wendy is the Managing Director of Wendy Perry and Associates Pty Ltd, VET Strategist at WPAA and Head Workforce Planner at Workforce BluePrint.
Her reputation as a leading authority on Workforce Planning and Development and Vocational Education and Training (VET) is well earned with extensive experience working across Australia and internationally in the Agriculture, Banking and Finance, Building and Construction, Civil Construction, Community Services, Contact Centre, Defence, Disability, Education, Employment Services, Energy, Events, Food and Wine, Government, Health, Higher Education, ICT, Manufacturing, Mining and Resources, Sport and Recreation, Small Business, Telecommunications, Tourism, Vocational Education and Training (VET), and Water sectors.
An advocate for reducing carbon emissions, Wendy has led her organisation to reduce their carbon emissions over a 4 year period from 60 to 6 tons of CO2 emissions. Wendy was the founding chair of the Small and Medium around the Reservoir Traders (SMART) Business Association and the past Chair of the Southern Adelaide Skills for Jobs in Regions Network.