Meet the Team
Kevin Chin - Non Executive Chairman
Kevin Chin is the Non Executive Chairman of EdventureCo and loves helping people to accelerate their learning and growth. He has spent the majority of his career starting, acquiring and scaling up SME companies across different industries including software, education, asset management, traffic control and solar power. While dealing with growing pains challenges is his primary job function by day, Kevin also enjoys football and fishing.
Non Executive Chairman
In 2011 he joined Arowana as an Investment Director, and since then he’s had the freedom to successfully pursue a range of business opportunities. Most recently, he has led the formation and structuring of the Arowana Australasian Special Situations Fund (AASSF) and the building of Arowana’s education business, EdventureCo.
Nicola Fowkes - General Manager Operations
Nicola Fowkes is the Group People and Performance Manager at Edventureco and is committed to developing environments which inspire individuals and businesses to grow and achieve success together. With experience in multinational companies as well as SMEs, it is growth and change opportunities which have becomes Nicola’s passion. Nicola is inspired by the stories of people both within work and outside where she is a documentary enthusiast and student of journalism.
General Manager Operations
Jon Lang - CEO DDLS
Jon Lang is an accomplished leader with a strong passion for education and a drive for building successful and sustainable businesses. With an extensive career at the executive level, Jon supports the DDLS team as CEO to drive toward an innovative and successful future.
Before joining EdventureCo, Jon’s roles have included CEO at Upskilled and senior finance roles at Crowe Horwath and UBS. During his eight-year stint with Upskilled, the business grew to be one of the largest fee-for-service RTOs in Australia with over 20,000 students trained.
Jon is a regular speaker at educational conferences on topics such as growing education businesses through the development of unique partnership models. Any spare time Jon has is spent with his wife and kids, improving his fitness and watching his beloved Sydney Roosters.