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Our Team

Sally Mooney
Administration and Risk Manager

Born and raised on the Gold Coast, Sally has a background in Administration, Customer Service and Merchandising. She enjoys working with a culturally diverse team in a challenging and varying role at QIBA. Her loves are family, friends, entertaining, music, photography, flowers and succulents, road trips and camping in the Australian Outback or on the beach. 


Favourite Quote: “It’s not what we have in life, it’s who we have that matters.”

Sarthak Joshi
Admissions and IT Coordinator

Born and brought up in Nepal, Sarthak came to Australia 3 years ago and joined the QIBA team in April 2018. Before joining QIBA, Sarthak worked as a chef in an Italian restaurant while completing Bachelor of IT from CSU. He finds it fascinating to be a part of the QIBA team that is constantly turning ideas into reality. While he is not working, he enjoys cooking and has a passion for training dogs.


Favourite Quote: "Take time to do what makes your soul happy."

Trisha Dahal
Professional Year Internship Coordinator

Trisha grew up in Kathmandu, Nepal. Before joinging QIBA, she completed a Master Degree in Accounting. Trisha enjoys her role at QIBA because she believes that it is great to be a part of a team that is always willing to help and seek advise from each other. Whenever she is not working, Trisha likes watching movies and TV series.



Favourite Quote: "Every moment in life can be a fresh beginning."

Samiksha Pageni
PY Administrator

Samiksha grew up in the beautiful city of Pokhara, in Central Nepal and she could see the Himalayan range from her windows. Sammy was always interested in travelling and living in a foreign country. When she was 15 years old, she lived in England as a student exchange then 10 years later, she moved to Australia. Before QIBA, she worked as a placement officer in a college and taught undergrad students.


Favourite Quote: “Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.”

Luciana McDonaugh
Marketing Coordinator & Social Media Manager

Brazilian born, Luciana grew up in Rio and moved to the sunny city of Brisbane ten years ago and studied Journalism and Advertising at university. At QIBA, she loves her daily interactions with our multicultural staff and students. She loves travelling and has visited over 21 countries around the world. Her other passions include her cats, meditation and cooking.


Favourite Quote: "If you can dream it, you can do it."


David Tulloh
PY Facilitator

David grew up in Melbourne before settling in Sydney in the mid-‘80s. He has senior management experience in ICT and for the last 20 years has worked in training and executive coaching. He has been involved with Professional Year since 2008 and with QIBA for the last 5 years. David and his wife get great enjoyment from travelling.



Favourite Quote: "Those people, who communicate the best, get the best results."

Darryl Fung
PY Facilitator

Darryl grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. As a PY Facilitator, he loves helping students build their career, meeting people from different backgrounds and learning about new cultures. He enjoys spending time with his family and raising funds to support cancer patients and research. Darryl also likes playing sports such as rugby, soccer, touch football and tennis.


Favourite Quote: "Be proud of who you are."

Dikshya Ghimire
Marketing Coordinator

Born and brought up in the vibrant city of Kathmandu, Dikshya came to Australia and joined QIBA in September 2018. She is pursuing Master of Civil Engineering from Western Sydney University while working part time as a Marketing Coordinator for QIBA. In her free time, she enjoys working out and cooking. 


Favourite Quote: "It's your life, make it great."