Director – Sydney
MEET THE TEAM
OUR AUSTRALIAN TEAM
Mr. Houssam Dernaika
The original founder of SLG is Mr. Houssam Dernaika who had a vision to serve the International Education in many positive ways, both on a local and international level. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Majoring International Business) from the University of Western Sydney and currently studying EMBA at University of Wollongong.
Mr. Nazim El Bardouh
Lawyer – Melbourne
Nazim graduated from Monash University with a Double Degree in Law and Information Technology in 2008. His practice was done in the state of Victoria as a solicitor in 2009, eventually obtained his registration as a Migration Agent in the same year with the Migration Agents Registration Authority; MARN: 096171. He primarily practices in migration, property, commercial and family law.
Nazim was featured in a wide range of Australian media reports covering some complex immigration matters he handled.
Nazim is our trusted Lawyer currently working hand in hand in our Melbourne branch.
Mr. Mohanad Dernaika
Administrative Manager, Education Consultant and Middle East Regional Manager – Sydney
Opened Lebanon branch for Centro Education Australia and worked as the Branch and Regional Manager until December 2014. Mohanad has graduated with a Bachelor degree in Business. He has organised exhibitions in Lebanon and managed the marketing plan for the business. He has also organised meetings and seminars with private and public schools in Lebanon to promote Australian Education in particular (TAFE NSW, UWS and Kaplan). He also attended International Exhibitions including, ICEF in Turkey and Dubai and training sessions in Australia.
Mohanad is now acting as the Operational Regional Manager for Middle East located in Regents Park – Sydney office.
Mrs. Rana Ismaeel
Administrative Manager – Sydney
Rana works in Sydney office as an Administrative Manager. She studied Bachelor of Administration and E-Commerce in Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand and obtained a certificate in project planning. She manages the agreements and B2B section of the business and represents the company during seminars and exhibitions together with the team members. Rana also speaks Arabic fluently.
Mrs. Aya Hamdar
Business Development Manager
Aya has been in the Education Management industry for 6 years. She finished her Bachelor Degree of Information System focused in Information Technology from Beirut Arab University. Skilled in Negotiation, Student recruiting, and Educational Technology. Aya also speaks Arabic Fluently.
OUR LEBANESE TEAM
Ms. Rokaya El Dik
Marketing Manager – Lebanon
Rokaya works in our Lebanon office as a Marketing Manager and Education Consultant. She has a Bachelor degree in English Language and Literature. She has also attended some training sessions and has completed the said course (Critical Thinking & Learning; Process Drama & Language Teaching) with the certificate achieved from the United States of America Embassy in Lebanon.
OUR JORDANIAN TEAM
Mr. Qasem Ababnh
SLG Representative – Jordan
Qasem works in Jordan office as a Director. He studied Bachelor of Arabic Language in Yarmouk University in Jordan and attained a certificate in English from Australia. He manages the office and represents the company during seminars and exhibitions.