Potentia is a unique collaboration between leaders in business and education, reflecting our broader focus on lifelong learning. Our executive team includes respected business leaders as well as highly-regarded academics, psychologists and counsellors. They all bring distinctive expertise, ideas and capabilities to deliver the Potentia Learning System.
Professor Salah Sukkarieh is the Advisory Board Member for Potentia Tutoring, and is also a member of the Dymocks Board of Directors. He is the Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems at the University of Sydney and has also led several robotics and intelligent systems R&D projects in logistics, commercial aviation, aerospace, education, environment monitoring, agriculture and mining.
Salah was awarded the NSW Science and Engineering Award for Excellence in Engineering and Information and Communications Technologies in 2014, the 2017 CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in Innovation and Science, and the 2019 NSW Australian of the Year nominee. Salah is a Fellow of Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE), and has over 500 academic and industry publications in robotics and intelligent systems.
Bachelor of Science (Psychology), Diploma, Professional Counselling, Masters of Business Administration, Bachelor of Law (Hons), Masters of Law.
Mark understands the power of education from personal experience, having achieved an ATAR of 99.8 in the HSC despite his low socio-economic background. This allowed him to pursue his dreams of studying law and business, and he has become a passionate advocate for education as the tool to unlock opportunity.
As a senior executive at Dymocks, Mark has spent the past 10 years managing businesses, leading change management and setting strategy. He now manages Potentia as part of the broader Dymocks business. Mark is also a qualified counsellor, and has provided pastoral care to teenagers in Sydney’s south-west since 2013.
Bachelor of Commerce, Grad Diploma of Education, Graduate Diploma in Workplace Relations, Graduate Certificate in Education.
Mohan is an experienced and highly regarded secondary and tertiary teacher. He has taught Business Studies, Legal Studies, Economics and Commerce for 26 years, and has published more Australian high school materials than any other author. He is also CEO of the Australian Tutoring Association (ATA), the peak body for tutors nationally.
Mohan trains pre-service teachers, experienced teachers and educational managers. As Head of Learning at Potentia he will train our staff to the highest global standards and support student growth and development.
Head of English
B.Ed (Secondary)/B.A. (Hons)
With over 5 years of teaching experience, Josephine comes with a wealth of knowledge to help Potentia Tutoring students excel in English. A high achiever, Josephine graduated from Sydney University with First Class Honours in her Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Arts majoring in English. Josephine has a proven track record of helping students to excel.