Helen Souness

CEO, RMIT Online

Helen Souness is a senior executive with a career that spans more than 25 years of commercial experience working in digital strategy, marketing and product across market-leading companies including Seek, Lonely Planet, Envato and Etsy. She is a Non-Executive Board Director at Sendle, Australia’s first 100% carbon neutral shipping service. As CEO of RMIT Online, Helen has grown a 100+ strong team to support a thriving community of learners to successfully navigate the world of work through relevant, accessible and flexible education online. She has spearheaded a suite of ground breaking courses in areas like blockchain, AI, 5G and IoT technology, in partnership with over 70 global and local industry partners, including Salesforce, AWS and REA Group. Through Helen’s leadership, RMIT Online has disrupted education models and helped to upskill over 19,000 online students in 2019.