The Audit Express Team

Kevin Ekendahl

Kevin Ekendahl

Managing Director

Kevin has worked in senior management positions in the training and education sector for the last 8 years. Having built and managed a registered training organisation, Kevin understands the importance of ensuring there is the right balance between growth and compliance. Prior to this Kevin worked in the advertising sales industry where he gained valuable skills in business development and marketing.

Bachelor of Business (Enterprise Development)
Diploma of Quality Auditing
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Australian Council of Private Education and Training (ACPET)
Institute of Internal Auditors (Australia)

“He’s not the messiah, he’s a very naughty boy” 
-Monty Pythons, The Life of Brian

Soy Latte. Otherwise a simple instant Blend43 will do.

Matthew Dale

Matthew Dale

Client Director

With more than 10 years hands on experience in the VET Sector, Matthew brings a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience to Audit Express. Having been a national manager for compliance and RTO manager, Matthew has had extensive experience with managing a range of state funding contract and lead the RTO through a series of changes in registration standards.

Having a background as both a trainer and a compliance and RTO manager, Matthew’s passion is with ensuring that training organisations are able to adapt to change and ensure the continuing quality of training while also ensuring compliance with the relevant contracts and standards.

Bachelor of Adult Learning and Development
Diploma of Training and Assessment
Diploma of Quality Auditing
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

“Do what you love and love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life” 

Almond milk latte.

Lynne Hoiles

Lynne Hoiles

Compliance Consultant

Lynne has 10 years’ experience in the VET sector, holding a range of senior management positions including 7 years as RTO Manager.  Lynne has a solid understanding of the compliance requirements of registering and state funding bodies coupled with extensive experience, in the day to day operations of an RTO.

Throughout her career, Lynne has maintained a hands-on approach and a passion for learning developing skills in leadership, team building and change management.

In her various roles within the VET sector, Lynne has gained extensive experience in both student and learner management systems. A logical and systematic approach supports her focus on achieving quality outcomes.

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning)

“If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you are doing”
― W. Edwards Deming

Flat white (OK, weak with 2 sugars) I’m really a tea drinker!

Cristina Ferrari

Cristina Ferrari

Audit and Compliance Coordinator

Cris is an experienced VET Professional who has worked in the VET sector for more than 10 years, including 6 years in quality and compliance roles.

Cris has extensive knowledge and experience with training coordination, administration and data management. Specialising in the administration and management of AVETMISS data, Cris has experience with a range of student management systems and data management.

In her various roles within the VET sector, Cris has managed large-scale curriculum development and assessment validation projects, as well as developing quality management systems that achieved high performance, efficient, quality focused RTO operations.

Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Post Graduate Certificate in Travel and Tourism Business Management
Diploma of Community Services Work
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”
Henry Ford.

Soy latte, no sugar.

Ayman Barbaresco


Office Administrator

Ayman has a background in administration, customer service, and with the coordination of projects and events. Ayman has experience working in the employment and disability sectors. Ayman’s passion and determination means that he achieves everything that he puts his mind to. Ayman’s high level of organisation and attention to detail means that the head office at Audit Express is running like clockwork.

Ayman is also a highly regarded speaker on topics ranging from disability and sexuality, right through to employment. You can find more information on Ayman by visiting his website:

Diploma of Family & Community Services
Diploma of Business
Diploma of Business Administration
Certificate IV in Business Administration
Certificate II in Business Administration

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”
Milton Berle.


Kath Andrews

Kath Andrews

Lead Auditor/Compliance Consultant

Kath has more than 13 years experience in the VET Sector. Having owned and operated an RTO , Kath has the hands on skills to provide pragmatic advice and solutions to training organisations and ensure compliance with both the registration standards and funding contracts.

Kath has expertise in funding contract compliance, data management, internal quality auditing, student file audits, assessment validation and governance.

Diploma in Quality Auditing
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone”

Strong coffee with milk.

Tania Giovanoglou

Tania Giovanoglou

Compliance Consultant

Tania has more than 15 years experience in the VET Sector and more than 7 years in senior management roles. Tania’s appointment as a Compliance Manager in RTOs operating at a State and National level has provided her with extensive experience, knowledge and a deep understanding of the VET and RTO environments, as well as the compliance requirements of different registering and funding bodies, VET FEE HELP and ISO standards.

In Tania’s various roles within the VET Sector, she has developed and established teams and quality management systems that ensured high performance, efficient, quality focused and compliant RTO operations.

Diploma of Business (Frontline Management)
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” 
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Skinny white with one sugar.

Gilberto Obando

Gilberto Obando

Digital and Marketing Consultant

Gilberto has a background in design and marketing, and has worked on a number of re-branding campaigns. Gilberto’s expertise in marketing and design allow him to provide clients with new ideas and fresh perspectives on their advertising campaigns.

Gilberto has a high level of expertise in in-design, illustrator, wordpress and photoshop. Gilberto is able to assist with branding, advertising campaigns and marketing strategies.

Bachelor of Advertising (Colombia)
Diploma of Graphic Design

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.

Skinny white with no sugar.