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Our people

The team at LTT are leaders in providing high-quality services for students and employers. We share a collective passion for excellence in training and customer service.

Simon Gazia

Simon Gazia

Managing Director/CEO

Founding partner and sole owner of LTT Group Pty Ltd, (formerly LabTech Training).

Simon set up, registered and grew this Perth based RTO with two partners in 2005 to over 75 staff across four offices nationally, winning the Australian Training Awards Small Training Provider of the Year Award in 2012.

Simon commenced work in WA’s gold mining industry where he started as an entry-level field assistant. Simon then worked as a Fire Assayer before progressing to senior supervisory roles within both mining and environmental laboratories before moving into Vocational education and training.

Building LTT over the last twelve years, Simon has been at the forefront of delivering real employment outcomes to clients through both Classroom and Workplace Based Training programs across a range of STEM industries.

Simon’s role as a CEO and Director in setting up and growing LTT has allowed him to put in to practice much of his study and experience, to ensure clients receive the highest level of service.

Angus Firth

Angus Firth

National Sales and Marketing Manager

Angus is a Sales and Marketing professional with a strong background in the VET and higher education sector.

Angus has over 10 years’ experience in marketing strategy, staff development, internal communications, and the implementation of business improvement programs. His key roles have varied from training delivery through to project management for both large multinationals and growing companies in Australia and the UK.

Karyn Grant

Karyn Grant

National Operations Manager

Karyn has over 10 years’ experience in the VET sector within privately owned Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), TAFE, Enterprise RTO and an Australian Apprenticeship Centre.

Based on her work within the private and public sector, Karyn has an in-depth knowledge of the legislation, standards and guidelines that are critical for success in this industry.

With extensive experience in building strategic relationships/partnerships through her highly developed communication skills, Karyn has a talent for contextualising effective solutions for her clients. Karyn has the capacity to lead, develop and drive her team successfully based on the foundation of integrity, determination, adaptability and ‘big picture’ focus.

Tony Sommerville

Tony Sommerville

National Quality Manager

Tony is a driven and hardworking professional with over 16 years’ experience in the VET sector. Over this period Tony has developed expertise in training methodology, program development and RTO compliance.

Tony has previously established and managed his own RTO specialising in the community services, alcohol and other drugs, safety and emergency management sectors. He also has five years’ experience as a Lecturer at Charles Darwin University’s School of Business.

Tony’s VET sector experience is strengthened by 20 years practical experience in Business and Financial Management, Safety and Emergency Management roles for a number of organisations.

Working with subject matter experts, Tony consults with industry to manage and coordinate the development of LTT’s training resources.

Tony holds a Master of Commerce plus a number of Diplomas, including Business, Financial Services, Health and Safety, Sustainability, Vocational Education and Training, Training Design and Development,and Quality Auditing.

Patrick Ciseaux

Patrick Ciseaux

Finance Manager

Patrick joined LTT’s Finance team in June 2017, bringing with him over 25 years’ experience in accounting. Patrick is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants (FIPA) as well as a freelance bookkeeper and BAS agent registered with the ATO.

Patrick began his career in the Seychelles, where he worked in the public sector for the Ministry of Finance’s Taxation Office before being awarded a scholarship to study in Australia. After his studies, Patrick returned to the Seychelles to work for the Ministry of Finance once again and was quickly promoted to the position of Director of Financial Control and Investment.

After migrating to Australia in 2007, Patrick worked for a number of chartered accountants before joining Sanax Medical and First Aid Supplies, where he spent six years as Company Accountant.

Patrick has attended workshops and seminars in Singapore, Italy and Germany and his qualifications include a Bachelor of Accounting, Certificate III in Financial Services, Public BAS Practitioner Certificate, Final Certificate with the Association of Accounting Technicians (UK), and a Diploma in Business Studies and Accounting (Seychelles).

Having worked in both the public and private sectors, Patrick is a strong advocate of accountability and having defined rules, policies and procedures in the workplace to ensure transparency and fairness.