Mr Peter Kriel is the General Manager of The IIE. Peter joined The IIE on 1 April 2013 as the Head of Faculty: Business and took up the position of General Manager on 1 October 2015.
After qualifying with a National Diploma in Hotel Management in 1989, Peter has worked in all the major South African hotel groups in various positions including Rooms Division Manager at The Cascades Hotel at Sun City. He was involved in the pre-opening training of reception staff of the Palace Hotel.
Peter joined higher education in 1995 and since completed a Bachelor's Degree in Post School Education at the Technikon Witwatersrand (TWR), a Masters degree in Post School Education at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and is currently working towards a PhD in Education.
Peter was previously the Academic Head: Department of Hospitality Management at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and Acting Director: UJ School of Tourism and Hospitality from January – November 2011.
Dr Gill Mooney is the Dean of Academic Development and Support of The IIE. Gill joined The IIE in January 2016 as the Teaching and Learning Manager. Before that, she lectured in the Department of Psychology at the University of the Witwatersrand.
In 2008 she attained her doctorate, and has since published several papers, in the area of teaching and learning in tertiary education, particularly concerning the use of Vygotsky's theory to understand the transition from school to university and the development of higher-order skills.