Executive Team

Apprentice and trainee employment specialists

Sharon Smith portrait

Sharon Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Sharon Smith was appointed as HVTC CEO in November 2012. She took on the role with an outstanding record of achievement, with over 20 years as a dynamic and influential Senior Executive in the Utilities, Regional Development and private sectors.

Janet Lee portrait

Janet Lee

Manager Human Resources / Safety Services

Janet’s role is responsible for the development and implementation of HR and Safety systems. These systems support recruitment, talent management and training, and ensure the health, safety and welfare of all HVTC employees.


Libby Ford

Operations Manager

Libby is HVTC’s Operations Manager and has worked in various roles including the Group Training Operations in Payroll and as a Team Leader to the GTO Team. Libby was promoted to Manager GTO Operations December 2012.


Stephen Clarke

Group Finance Manager

Stephen joined HVTC in July 2019 and comes with a strong technical background and a passion for not for profit organisations. Having worked within the Aged Care, Travel, Wine and Pharmaceuticals industries, Stephen has a well-rounded commercial skillset spanning over 30 years’ experience.