Our Team

Executive Team

Anne-Marie Mitchell
Anne-Marie Mitchell, Director and owner of G.E.T Educational Tours

Anne-Marie joined G.E.T Educational Tours as a sales representative and progressed to junior partner at the age of 26. Visiting the length and breadth of Australia, as well as dozens of other countries across four continents Anne-Marie has been in search of new experiences for Australian students as well as continuing her own personal quest for living lessons. Anne-Marie has been Managing Director of GET Educational Tours since 1996.

Marcus Leonard
Marcus Leonard, General Manager- Product and Operations

Building great relationships with our many travel partners such as tour operators, hotels, coach companies, rail and tourism bodies is the responsibility of the General Manager. Not only does Marcus get to create great itineraries and experiences for your students, he gets to experience them first hand so that you can be confident your students are in good hands.

Sales Team

Anita Giovannini
Anita Giovannini, National Sales Manager

Anita has worked in the travel industry for the past 35 years and remains passionate about leading and nurturing a sales team as well as being involved in creating “living lessons” for students & teachers alike. She believes that travel not only brings educational/curriculum based knowledge but teaches life skills in real world time which provides tremendous opportunities for personal growth.

Emmily Goodman
Emmily Goodman, Account Manager (VIC)

Emmily is the latest addition to the Victorian sales’ team, having worked in the operations team for 8 years as a Canberra specialist. She is passionate about the benefits of educational travel, has lots of experience organising school tours, and with 18 years’ in the travel industry and numerous travel adventures is the perfect person to organise your next school tour.

Leanne Schiavello
Leanne Schiavello, Account Manager (VIC)

Leanne has worked in the travel and events industry for over 10 years. She's travelled extensively, been lucky enough to live and work in Italy for 7 years, London for 2 years and even Portugal for 3 months. Back home in Melbourne she is excited to share her experience and passion with you. Leanne has 2 children and keeps them in mind when organising school tours. She looks at things from every angle to make sure she's offering a tour she'd feel safe and confident sending her kids on.

Virginia Juriansz
Virginia Juriansz, HR and Account Manager (VIC)

Virginia has worked for G.E.T. for the past 10 years. She has a passion and thirst for travel and this flows through the groups she handles, ensuring that each and every group has a memorable and educational experience.

Chris Remnant
Chris Remnant, Account Manager (NSW and ACT)

Chris’ passion for travel developed at a young age due to his life as an expat in South East Asia. After a stint teaching children in the Himalayas, his passion evolved to include Educational Travel where he prides himself in providing exciting curriculum based excursions that enhance the school as well as the students imagination.

Jessica Nann
Jessica Nann, Account Manager (NSW and ACT)

Jessica has a passion for travel and languages. She has spent a year living in the South West of France and three years working as a Tour Guide throughout Europe. Having experienced three different international Educational Tours as a student, Jessica understands the value of the lessons learnt whilst travelling with a school group.

International & Domestic Operations Team

Ulrike White
Ulrike White, Destination Co-ordinator (Australian Tours)

Ulrike began her role at G.E.T. in 1996 working in the International department. Here she discovered the advantages of experiencing language and culture outside the classroom through travel. Ulrike now heads the domestic department where she organises camps to the Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania.

Jacqui Hewet
Jacqui Hewet, Canberra Supervisor

Jacqui has 10 years’ experience in the travel industry, she has a passion for travel and all it has to offer. After living in London and exploring the northern hemisphere for the last few years she is excited to be home in Melbourne with the opportunity to focus on her own backyard, Australia.

Karyn Laws, Destination Co-ordinator (Asia/Pacific)

Karyn has worked for G.E.T. for the past 20 years and has travelled extensively throughout Asia and the Pacific. Her passion is New Caledonia – having been there dozens of times over the years. Her main hobbies are horse-riding and dog training.

Kathy Gore
Kathy Gore, Destination Co-ordinator (Asia/Pacific)

Born in the bustling city of Mumbai, India, Kathy studied at its world renown University and graduated with an honours degree in Commerce. In the past 10 years, Kathy has taken a variety of progressive roles with some of Australia’s leading Travel organisations before joining G.E.T.

Grace Mumba
Grace Mumba, Destination Co-ordinator (Queensland & Tasmania) currently on maternity leave

Born in The Democratic Republic of Congo, Grace grew up with a passion to explore the world. She loves nothing more than experiencing new destinations, cultures, food, languages and people. Having travelled and worked on frequent trips throughout Africa, she completed a university degree in Travel and Tourism in Johannesburg, South Africa before migrating to Australia in 2015.

Winnie Dong
Winnie Dong, Accountant

Winnie Dong was born in China and immigrated to Australia in 2005. She completed a Bachelor Degree of Accounting in China and became a CPA (Certified Practising Accountant) in 2011.