Meet Our Team


All IntelliLearn Trainers are Nurses and/or Midwives or Paramedics, with Cert IV TAE and intensively trained in the most up to date, current best practice. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, our Trainers enrich the courses they deliver in a clinical context making them relevant and appropriate to the needs of Nursing and Midwifery students.

Our Trainers

Claire Cope – National Director of Clinical Education and Governance

Claire is a Registered Nurse with 25 years’ experience. Over the past sixteen years, she has held Clinical Lead/Operational Management positions, with key responsibilities in procurement and delivery of Nurse Education, Nurse Performance Management, Complaints and Serious Adverse Incident Management, Clinical Supervision and WH&S Management. Claire has been responsible for developing and rolling out IntelliLearn’s business model for compliance training for nursing students. She has been involved in every aspect of development, marketing, recruitment and training of high quality teams and quality assurance. Claire has a strong commitment, motivation and passion to not only achieve, but to excel standards of Best Practice wherever possible in the interests of adding value and mitigating risk to Organisations, Nurses and most importantly the patients in their care.

Kate Murphy – National Clinical Education Manager

Kate Murphy is a Registered Nurse with 16 years’ experience, principally as a Clinical Nurse in acute Coronary Care, alongside significant education experience in a staff development and training role. Kate brings a passion and commitment to educate the upcoming generation of Nurses and Health Care Professionals.

Jess Amos – National Clinical Education Manager

Jess is a Registered Nurse, who over the last 12 years worked in variety of clinical settings both in WA and the UK. She has experience in general med/surg, occupational health, district nursing and transplants. Jess is passionate about educating and empowering the next generation of Nurses.

Western Australian Team

Annemarie Kruger – WA Senior Education Consultant
Annemarie is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of diverse experience in various aspects of clinical and Mental Health Nursing in South Africa, The United Kingdom and Australia. She also worked as a clinical facilitator, where she enjoyed facilitating the integration of theory and practice. Annemarie is enthusiastic about teaching and believes learning should take place in a positive, encouraging and inspiring environment.

Carol Pritchard – WA Senior Education Consultant
Carol is originally from the UK. She has been an RN for 23 years, and has worked in Cardiology/CCU, Cardiac surgery, High dependency and Intensive Care.
Carol has always had a passion for education and enjoyed mentoring students and junior nurses throughout her career.
Her hope is to inspire and provide a safe learning environment.

Julia Naylor – WA Senior Education Consultant

Julia is both a Registered Nurse and Midwife with over 10 years’ experience in Private and Public hospital settings both in NSW and WA. Her clinical experience extends to mentoring students and new graduates as well as delivering staff educational sessions and conducting mandatory competency assessments in her current role as a Clinical Midwifery Educator. Julia is excited to be working with Intellilearn and involved in educating the next generation of Nurses and Midwives.

Rebecca Munitz – WA Senior Education Consultant

Rebecca is a Registered Nurse with over five years’ experience in orthopaedics, gastroenterology, recovery and anaesthetics. She has a personable and relatable approach to education, which allows her students to feel comfortable and engaged. Rebecca looks forward to sharing her experience with her students and delivers high quality and professional training sessions.

Croiagh Jackman – WA Education Consultant
Croiagh is a registered nurse who has always liked mentoring junior nurses and students. She started her career at Monash Medical Centre in Victoria, where she mainly worked in the Emergency Department. She also has experience in Respiratory medicine, general medical, GP practice nursing and Aged care. Nursing has also taken her overseas as a volunteer first aider and health and well-being coach and as a school nurse in India. In her role at Intellilearn she enjoys engaging with students and seeing their confidence grow

Inge Mills – WA Education Consultant

Inge is a Registered Nurse who graduated from Curtin University in 2011. She has since completed two postgraduate qualifications including a Diploma in Critical Care.
Inge is now fulfilling her passion for sharing knowledge by branching into the education side of the nursing profession, while remaining clinical in ED part-time.

Danielle Radka – WA Education Consultant

Dani is a Registered Nurse with 10 years’ experience in a variety of clinical settings from Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Paediatrics, General Medical, Surgical, HDU and Emergency Nursing. Dani works as a Clinical Nurse in the Emergency Department with a passion for critical care and mentoring students.  Dani has a positive approach and is enthusiastic about educating students to be successful throughout their professional development and educational journey.

Rebecca Munjee – WA Education Consultant
Beck is originally from the UK and a Registered Nurse and Midwife, working in WA for 7 years. She has worked across various hospitals within the neonatal, paediatric and Maternity areas. She has a passion for teaching and is a caring advocate for women and children. Beck Joined IntelliLearn in 2021 and is a casual educator for basic life support, manual handling and neonatal resuscitation. 
Ali Matthews – WA Education Consultant
Ali is a Registered Nurse, Psychotherapist and Counsellor, who over the last 9 years has worked predominantly in cardiac and mental health clinical settings. She has experience in Cardiothoracics, Critical Care, Cardiovascular Catheterisation Laboratory, Electroconvulsive Therapy suite and inpatient Mental Health wards. Ali is dedicated to educating student Nurses and promoting safety and self-care.
Alana Sutherland – WA Education Consultant
Alana is a Clinical Nurse who has 12 years’ experience working in both rural and metropolitan hospitals. Her passion and experience lie in emergency nursing but also has experience in intensive care, coronary care and general medical.
Maria Atkinson – WA Senior Education Consultant
Maria originally qualified as a Registered Nurse and Midwife 21 years ago in the UK. As well as Midwifery Maria worked predominantly in Critical Care in a variety of roles including ICU Lead Nurse. In WA Maria has worked in the community in a ‘Hospital in the Home’ role and currently works as a Clinical Nurse Educator and ALS Instructor. Maria joined the Intellilearn team in October 2018 and has a real passion for teaching students in a fun and engaging way and particularly enjoys BLS and Neonatal Resus in order to make ‘the scary not so scary’

Frank McIlvaney – WA Senior Education Consultant

Frank qualified as a Registered Nurse from South Bank University, London in 1996. Frank has over twenty years’ experience in Coronary Care and Level Three Intensive Care. Being passionate in teaching and mentoring in the clinical setting, Frank joined the Intellilearn team in 2019 and is enjoying a new challenge in his career.

Kirrily Trouchet – WA Education Consultant
Kirrily is a Registered Nurse with 30 years’ experience. She has worked in both clinical and non-clinical roles in Perth and the Kimberley region. Her background includes general medical/surgical nursing with some previous experience in education. She is excited to have the opportunity to positively contribute towards tomorrow’s nurses.

Patricia Gurney – WA Senior Education Consultant

Patricia is a Clinical Nurse Educator who has worked for over 25 years in Acute Care hospitals and also teaches within the TAFE and University settings. Her specialties in education include Co-ordinating Graduate Nurse Programmes, Recognising and Responding to the Deteriorating Patient and ALS (1). Her teaching is complimented by clinical experience in general, vascular and colorectal surgery, general medicine and Critical Care. She has a passion for nursing and supporting novice nurses in their development. Patricia is enthusiastic, engaging and student-centred in her approach to teaching.

Vanessa Savory – WA Senior Education Consultant
Vanessa was an Ambulance Paramedic for 13 years in Western Australia, with extensive experience in cardiac arrest and patient movement. She also has nine years’ experience training in basic First Aid up to Advanced Life Support as well as manual handling through patient movement and extrication.
Natalie Byrde – WA Education Consultant
Natalie is a Registered Nurse with over 16 years’ experience, specialising in cardiology and acute general medicine. With her passion for the Nursing profession, broad clinical skill set, Natalie followed her desire to transition into education. Intellilearn has given her the opportunity to grow and develop as an educator, integrating her nursing experience as a positive role model for students.

Donna Kent – WA Education Consultant

Donna is a Registered Nurse/ Midwife, with 20 years clinical experience predominantly in Midwifery.  Her passion is holistic healthcare and teaching the future generation of nurses and midwives.

Kayla Hall – WA Education Consultant
Kayla is a Registered Nurse with experience in general medical, surgical, paediatric and emergency nursing. She has worked in a variety of healthcare settings, including in rural and remote areas. Kayla has a passion for educating and especially loves delivering engaging workshops where participants share experiences and learn from each other.
Mandy Black – WA Education Consultant
Mandy is a Registered Nurse with more than 20 years’ experience in the acute care setting of the Coronary Care Unit and the Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge and expertise. Whilst continuing to work part time in Cardiology, Mandy thoroughly enjoys working with IntelliLearn and having a positive influence on the learning experience of future Nursing professionals.
Cheryl Lee Adams – WA Education Consultant
Cheryl qualified as a Registered Nurse and Midwife in 1999 in South Africa. She moved to Perth in 2003, after a 2- year stint working in an Adult Surgical ward in the UK. Cheryl is Neonatal Trained with 20 years’ experience in Neonates and completed her Masters in this specialty area. She has been a Clinical Nurse Facilitator for nursing students when out on placement for the last 8 years.

South Australian Team

Jaclyn Daley – SA Senior Education Consultant
Jaclyn began her nursing career working in Adelaide within specialities such as Emergency, General, Acute and Surgical Medicine. She moved to a country town (Port Lincoln) where she studied Midwifery whilst working at the local hospital. Jaclyn has since travelled around Australia and worked in Cairns as a Midwife. Recently, she has returned to Adelaide where she has continued her obstetric career at Flinders Medical Centre. She has a passion for teaching and seeing the next generation and Nurses and Midwives grow.

Vivian Wu – SA Education Consultant

Viv is a Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife with over 25years’ clinical experience. She works for the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia as a Flight Nurse/Midwife. As a Nursing/Midwifery lecturer, Viv is also passionate about education for the future generation of Nurses and Midwives.

Sonal Thakur – SA Education Consultant
Sonal is a Clinical Nurse specialising in critical care with over 13 years’ experience in Intensive Care. Sonal holds manual handling and diabetes link nurse portfolios and has been accredited with ALS 1 & 2. Sonal possesses vast experience in a variety of clinical settings including but not limited to: Acute care, aged care and Community care nursing. She also has recent teaching experience and is currently tutoring undergraduate nursing at university. Sonal has enduring passion and dedication for Nursing. She believes in inspiring Nursing students by sharing knowledge & skills to develop their best practice.
Bonnie- Belle Lloyd – SA Education Consultant
Bonnie is a Registered Nurse with a Post Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Emergency Nursing. Bonnie is passionate about evidence-based practice and education. As a Critical care Nurse, she is determined in providing safe and quality patient centred care. Bonnie endeavours to share that same enthusiasm, commitment and knowledge with student nurses. Bonnie’s goal in education is to empower new nurses to look after their patients, themselves and their colleagues in a safe, caring and holistic manner.

Irene Rowe – SA Senior Education Consultant

Irene Rowe has been a Registered Nurse for 15 years. She has worked in both the Medical and Surgical Wards within the areas of Oncology and Palliative Care for the past 10 years. Previous to this Irene worked in the Surgical Ward of the Breast/Endocrine Unit. Irene has also worked at the King Edward VII and Royal Marsden Hospital and St Bartholomew Hospice during her stay in the United Kingdom. Her experience extends in delivering educational sessions and conducting mandatory competencies within the Aged Care Nursing sector.

Sarah Crossely – SA Senior Education Consultant

Sarah is a Registered Nurse, her experience ranges from surgical wards to Day Procedure Recovery, she has previous been the trainer for her Day procedure unit in Basic Life Support. Sarah has a great passion

Tasmanian Team

Alice Salt – TAS Senior Education Consultant
Alice is a Registered Mental Health Nurse with experience in acute and community settings within Tasmania and currently works on the Crisis Assessment & Treatment Team in Hobart, as a Clinical Facilitator with the University of Tasmania. Most recently Alice has authored the Mental Health First Response training course for Intellilearn. Alice is passionate about increasing mental health awareness within the community and healthcare settings, and improving health outcomes for individuals who experience mental health conditions.

Rohan Kan – TAS Senior Education Consultant

Rohan is a Nurse Manager who has worked for over 13 years in clinical and educational nursing roles, including emergency management, forensic mental health, and critical care.
His interests span across all high acuity patient care settings, with a passion for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, resuscitation, staff and patient safety, and evidence-based practice.
Whilst engaging in teaching, he takes pride creating a comfortable, fun, and memorable learning experience for all learners.

Nick Nairn-Smith – TAS Senior Education Consultant
Nick Nairn-Smith has a 10-year history of working extensively as a Registered Nurse within psychiatric facilities. He has worked extensively in both psychiatric high dependency inpatient units and community mental health teams. Nick predominantly works as a Clinical Facilitator for UTAS and has a passion and drive towards reducing the stigma that surrounds mental health.
Archie Sargent – TAS Senior Education Consultant
Archie Sargent is a passionate educator, as well as a Registered Nurse with experience in Respiratory, General Medical, Mental Health, Community Care and Diversity training. Archie also has experience in student clinical facilitation, tertiary teaching and community projects and brings a range of knowledge and great enthusiasm into their work as a trainer.

Jake Roberts – TAS Senior Education Consultant

Jake is a Registered Nurse with over 11 years’ clinical experience, primarily in Emergency, Immunisation, Mental Health and Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine. Jake has extensive educational experience in both undergraduate and graduate capacities and brings an enthusiastic and passionate approach to learning and teaching. He is passionate about promoting holistic patient centred care and advocating for the selfcare and wellbeing of his students/peers.