Our Valuable Team Members

Raewyn Mai
Raewyn MaiPresident
Raewyn is a Microbiologist, a consultant for Clinical Microbiology undergraduate courses, a lecturer and teaching at university. She has many years as a scientist, researcher, managing a national laboratory in Australia. Her involvement with university students includes virtual reality courses, and tutoring.

Raewyn is an international keynote speaker.

She conducts her own workshops, events and personalised programs on A Healthier You.

Raewyn is a certified Gut Health and Microbiome Advisor. She understands the importance of a healthy digestive system is critical for improving to reversing symptoms.

Her business known as Rm health stylist provides expert advice and education to inspire corporate groups and individuals towards living healthier lifestyles.

Bob Boyd OAM MEnv&ComH, BHMS
Bob Boyd OAM MEnv&ComH, BHMSInternational Liaison Officer
Bob brings at least 40 years’ experience across all areas of Personal and Corporate Wellness. His involvement includes Research, Consulting and teaching.

A Ministerial appointment to the Queensland State Steering Committee on Health Promotion in the Workplace preceded his appointment as the inaugural Director of the QUT Wellness Matters Program. Founding President of the National Wellness Institute of Australia he has also chaired a number of State and National professional association. He currently sits on the National Wellness Institute (USA) Board of Directors.

He is an accredited Workplace Wellness Director, Certified Wellness Practitioner, Certified Workplace Program manager, Wellness Culture Coach and Wellness Coach Trainer who has delivered conference presentations, workshops, and training programs and consulted to businesses, associations, governments, and community groups internationally and nationally.

Simon Pitcher
Simon PitcherAssistant Events & Conference Officer/ Secretariat
Master of Management – Human Resources; Cert IV in Occupational Health and Safety; Certified Wellness Practitioner (Wellness Design -Wellness Wise Academy); Fellow of The Heart Foundation of Australia

Simon has over 10 years’ experience in Health, Safety and Wellness working in the Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) industry and in Queensland Government. His experience includes health and safety policy development, engagement with stakeholders and implementing projects. Prior to working in the health and safety field he spent more than 20 years in mainly the Jewellery Retail Management.

Simon is a Fellow of the Heart Foundation of Australia and Founder of Brisbane Wellness Walkers Heart Foundation Walking group (since 2016). He is currently completing his Professional Certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching with Wellness Coaching Australia (WCA). Simon has passionately grown his personal development over the last 30 years and believes learning to be and stay well is essential to all aspects of a person’s quality of life.

Simon has recently started operating ‘Best You – Coaching’ which is his Health and Wellness Coaching business operating primarily online.

Tom Cuddihy Phd
Tom Cuddihy PhdEvents & Research Officer
Tom is currently on the Board of the National Wellness Institute of Australia (Events Facilitator) and the Secretary of the National Wellness Institute (USA). His PhD was completed at Arizona State University in Wellness Curriculum and Instruction. Tom has an extensive list of publications about pedometers and their application to youth health and wellness.

He has published over 60 peer reviewed research and professional articles about psycho-social aspects of wellness and physical activity. These papers have been cited in peer reviewed Journals over 1100 times since 2003. He has had 14 Doctoral and Master’s Degree student’s graduate with earned Wellness or PE degrees.

He is a Certified Workplace Wellness Specialist. He has delivered workshops, and training programs and consulted to businesses, associations, governments, and community groups internationally and nationally.

Ina Koka
Ina KokaSecretariat
Ina Koka started with The College of Health and Fitness in 2013 and has been a tireless ambassador ever since. With over 22 years years experience in the Fitness Industry, starting with QFAC, Ina also worked as a Registration and Training Officer Fitness Queensland.

Ina was awarded the 2008 Queensland Fitness Industry Awards of Excellence – Outstanding Industry Contribution and the 2005 Inaugural Fitness Australia Presidential Award. With a Certificate III & Certificate IV in Business she is confident when delivering speeches about the Fitness Industry to various High Schools.

Mary Wanjau
Mary WanjauTreasurer
Mary is a PhD candidate and research assistant at the school of medicine, Griffith University. Has academic affiliations as Adjunct lecturer with the School of Nursing Sciences, University of Nairobi and with the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), Kenya.

Has over 12 years’ experience in management of wellness programs in multiple corporate organizations in Kenya and extending to the East Africa region and South Sudan.

Has also played an advisory role to the Ministry of Health in Kenya, health promotion unit. Under her current study, Mary expands her scope of work to include health impact assessment, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of preventive health interventions.

Kailani Marlow
Kailani MarlowStudent Liaison Officer
Kailani has an interdisciplinary background in Health and Education. She has worked with students from the primary through tertiary levels with a focus on wellness, inclusivity, and learning & teaching outcomes.

After completing a MS in Exercise Physiology and Sports Psychology at Cal State Fullerton, she worked as a Sports Psychology Consultant for a non-profit serving inner-city women, volunteered for an intervention program targeting inner city youth, facilitated workplace wellness events, and worked directly with disabled youth and young adults, particularly those diagnosed with autism.

In 2012 Kailani moved to Australia where she completed a PhD in Civil Engineering and the Built Environment at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). She has facilitated tutorials in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at QUT and currently works with Indigenous Australian students and as a Wellness Consultant for private clients.