Our Team

Salford College educates a diverse student body to become responsible global citizens and future leaders through a challenging learning environment. Salford College aims to be a leader in teaching excellence –we’re proud of our faculty, staff and students and the detail we give to our courses to ensure they reflect the most current industry needs. At Salford College we provide exceptional education opportunities through offering high quality nationally accredited courses, embracing contemporary and innovative approaches to education. Our aim is educational excellence. The courses we provide reflect community relevance and enable our graduates to exploit opportunities available in the dynamic work environment.

With a clear passion for education, links to industry and a strong advocate of the vocational industry, Ash is the founder of Salford College and has ensured that the college always maintains the highest standards. The commitment to quality, student training and welfare, strong and motivated staff is key to success.

Ash believes that in the college the most important person is you. This belief is the very basic tenet of Salford College. With strong links in the industry he has helped a lot of students get placements, some of them leading to jobs or setting up own businesses. He believes strongly in International education and the fact that learning is not just about books. Education is a broad field. International education and exposure builds people and give them amazing life experiences. This gives you an added edge in this competitive world.

With formal qualification in Masters in Political Science and years of senior leadership roles in Army and in business,  he brings a calm sense of leadership, a focus on tomorrow, and a clear vision.

Manmeet Chabbra

International Business Manager
Manmeet is an easy going and highly approachable person. He brings with himself an international work experience of more than 16 years in industries as diverse as Contact Centres, Consulting and Education in the roles of Operations and Business Development.

He handles the marketing, business development and admissions for both onshore and offshore clients with equal élan. He can always be found in smart business attires, enjoying interacting with staff, students and business associates.

He has a Masters in Business Studies and a Bachelors in Commerce.

Ted Silbor

Admissions Manager
Ted has been working in the education industry for over 12 years and we are pleased to have him working for Salford for 5 years now.

He is a very outgoing person who has a great relationship with all students and staff in the college and is always ready to help.

Adrian Brown

Head of Hospitality
Adrian has a joke for every occasion and has a great rapport with his students. He has a great skill to get his training across in a fun environment.

He is a great Chef trainer and has decades of experience in the industry. Having worked as a chef, restaurant owner, trainer he has done everything you could do to having won your laurels. Immensely respected and loved by his students he is a fantastic trainer and it’s an honour to have him on board.

Ryan Leaver

Business and Management Trainer
Ryan Leaver has considerable experience working in management, education and business development roles across a number of private and public organisations. Keen and energetic, Ryan prides himself on his ability to foster productive working relationships and has an aptitude to deliver dynamic education programs.

Drawing on his vast industry experience coupled with tertiary studies in Education, MBA, Social Sciences, Information Management and TESOL, Ryan has played a key role in the development of Salford College’s English program and continues to train in Business and Management (Diploma / Advanced Diploma levels).

Shea Zhang

Accounts Officer
Shea has started at Salford as our Intern in Accounts and has done a wonderful job becoming an asset for the college. After her intership came to an end we were happy to offer her a permanent position to stay with Salford College and continue her great work.

Shea has a Bachelor of Accounting in China and a Master of Accounting and Finance in Australia.