ABOUT IEP AUSTRALIA
ABOUT IEP AUSTRALIA
IEP Australia Pty Ltd. is part of a worldwide network of companies and partner organisations focused on helping people have amazing overseas work and volunteer abroad experiences.
Our parent company BUNAC, which is headquartered in Britain, has been in the youth travel industry for over 40 years, specializing in work and volunteer abroad programs.
BUNAC was born out of the belief that travelling to another country and becoming part of that foreign community is one of the most exciting, fulfilling and life-changing experiences anyone can have.
From humble beginnings running exchange programs for British and American university students, BUNAC now has offices around the world, and every year we help tens of thousands of people have amazing adventures in all corners of the world.
IEP is a focused on providing the best possible support whilst keeping program fees as low as possible.
Abbie Langdon – Working Holiday Expert
If you have ever been to a career expo/fair or attended one of our information evening’s, then it’s likely you have run into Abbie! Abbie worked at a Summer Camp in the US as Senior Horse riding Instructor pretty much straight out of high school. Abbie has heard just about every question there is to have about a working holiday – and has an answer for all of them! Countries Traveled – 7
Anna Henderson – Working Holiday Expert
Anna is a traveller through & through. Always looking for the next adventure & always keen to chat to you about what plans you have. Anna has adopted a phrase spoken by the people in her favourite country – Costa Rica. The phrase is ‘Pura Vida’ (Pure Life). Anna embodies this slogan in everything she does from hiking & camping to organizing your next trip! Countries Traveled – 24
Bronwyn Cheyne – Work Britain, Ireland & Japan Program Coordinator
Bronwyn Cheyne is our Jane of all trades. She runs our European & Japan programs and has a bunch of experience with Canada because she lived there! During her time in Canada Bron lived in Vancouver, Nelson and Montreal. Bronwyn makes sure that you have the adventure of a lifetime – and also to make sure the IEP team has a belly-full of baked goods. Countries Traveled- 5
Gareth Mangu – Marketing and Sales Team Leader
Gareth Mangu aka “IT Guy” is our in house digital marketing expert and pitches in with the sales team when needed. Gareth did 12 months in New York City working a few different jobs and has been back almost 4 years. There isn’t a day that goes by that he isn’t yearning to go back! Countries Traveled – 8
Mathew Dwyer – Summer Camp USA & Work USA Program Coordinator
Mathew ‘Diamond’ Dwyer, AKA ‘Mat with one T’, our resident Aussie was a camp counsellor at Camp Wah-Nee in Connecticut for 5 years running! He specialised as a pitching coach because he has a heck of a throwing arm. 5 years at camp makes him an expert in everything summer camp related but its his athletic background that gives him an edge in the sport section of a pub quiz. Countries Traveled – 14
Nick Matthews – Work Canada Program Coordinator
Nick Matthews is our newest Canada expert after recently returning from 2 year period living in Canada. Nick lived in Sunset beach in the heart of Downtown Vancouver and loves to have a chat about his time in Canada! Nick loves working for IEP because it allows him to ship people off on experiences that he knows are going to be life changing for them. He is also a sports-nut and loves a good feed! Countries traveled – 29
William Larsen – Working Holiday Expert
Will spent a year at the Manitoba resort town of Asessippi and couldn’t rave more about the experience he had. The yarns this man will spin about the small town in the middle of Canada are the thing of legend. Will has a long history in the travel industry and the only thing that matters to him is that you have a good time when you get to wherever you are going. Countries traveled – 13