HVTC Skills Centre RTO - Hunter-V-Tec Team

Our training team is passionate, experienced and dedicated to skilling the tradespeople of tomorrow.

The collective knowledge shared by our trainers is impressive and stems from working experiences in industries and areas such as manufacturing, mining, engineering, medical equipment, shipbuilding, power station construction, building and construction.

All trainers are highly qualified tradespeople whose experiences promote realistic and relevant training in a safe supportive environment.

We are active in providing professional development to all our trainers to ensure that we remain up-to-date with the latest industry trends.

Executive Team


Sharon Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Sharon Smith was appointed as HVTC's new 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.

This includes Chief Financial Officer and General Manager in various roles leading large operational and shared services teams across Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Procurement and Business Development areas.


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.

Benoit Crespy 

Benoit Crespy

Business Development Manager

Benoit commenced with HVTC in January 2017. He brings with him a proven track record in business development, delivering exceptional results across a broad range of industries including industrial services, corporate and government organisations in Australia and overseas.