Get to know the College Management Team

Trinity Residential College is a ‘home away from home’ for over 400 tertiary education students. Our staff play a big part in creating a safe, fun and inclusive home for you to enjoy.

We’re here to support you and to help make memories that will last a lifetime.

David Gee

Head of College

Having been involved in boarding and international environments for more than thirty years, with sixteen of them as a school Principal, David is enjoying the challenge of working with a culturally diverse group of young adults finding their way in the world.

David’s wife is a professional artist and he has a dog, a cat, and six young adult children. He loves all things sport, food and wine.

Di Browning

Chair of the Board

Di has had a long legal career in the financial services sector. Growing up in regional WA, St Columba College (one of our two founding Colleges) was her home away from home for 5 years while she studied law.

She now focuses on governance in the not-for-profit sector as well as taking time to travel and try to keep up with her border collies. She was appointed to the Board in 2021 and became Chair in 2023.

Jude Parker

Deputy Head of College

Jude lives on-site at the College and is the head of our Resident Support Services team. Originally from the U.K, she is an experienced educator in both teaching and boarding, with experience in Australia as well as overseas.

She has two children, two dogs, and two cats! Jude’s favourite part of working at Trin is being part of the journey of the ressies, and meeting such a diverse range of students.

Ian Short

Director of Finance and Administration

Originally from the U.K, Ian has lived in Australia for almost 20 years. He holds accounting qualifications from both countries and has worked in not-for-profit and commercial organisations.

Ian has two children and is a passionate supporter of Leeds United. His favourite thing about Trin is working with a diverse range of staff and students, and hearing all the wonderful accents and languages.

Madison Wales

Director of Marketing and Community Relations

Madison is an experienced marketing and student recruitment professional having worked in Perth’s tertiary education sector since emigrating from the U.K.

She too has lived on-campus in student accommodation and enjoys being able to bring an international perspective. Once a week Madison’s border collie Bear accompanies her into the office – he loves spending time with the residents!

Nigel Megson

Property and Facilities Manager

With over 30 years experience in carpentry and building, Nigel is from Sheffield, home to the world’s oldest football club. He fulfilled his lifelong dream of emigrating to Australia in 2011.

An avid sports fan, Nigel supports his home team Sheffield United in the English Premier League. In his spare time he enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his partner Kathy and their two rescue dogs Milly and Chloe.

Dennis Choo

Admissions Manager

Dennis has worked in tertiary student accommodation for the last five years. Born in Johor, Malaysia, he is multilingual speaking English, Malay, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Having spent many years working in hospitality, in Australia and South East Asia, Dennis is passionate about all things customer service. His favourite thing about Trin is the people (and the food!).

Fiona Ablong

Human Resources Manager

With over 25 years of human resources experience in a wide range of sectors including government, retail, law and tertiary education, Fiona is responsible for our employee experience.

Her favourite thing about working at Trin is being able to work in such a friendly and relaxed environment, with a team of people who are all so committed to making the College a great place to be.

Deep Lal

Catering Manager

Deep has always had a passion for all things food. Originally from New Delhi, India, he has worked as a senior chef for over 15 years and takes pride in showcasing culture through cuisine.

A father of two, Deep enjoys spending time with his family. His favourite thing about Trin is working with a talented group of catering professionals and meeting students from across the world.

Get in touch

If you’re looking to contact a member of our team, the best thing to do is to send us an email. Alternatively, you can call us on +61 8 9423 9423 and we’ll do our very best to help.

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