peckvonhartel Senior Principal, Yvonne von Hartel AM, has been appointed Chairperson of the Victorian Skills Commission. The Victorian Skills Commission (VSC) provides advice to Government on post compulsory education and training, provides funding for training and further education, regulates the apprenticeship and traineeship system, and supports the Local Learning and Employment Networks.

Yvonne has had continuous involvement in post compulsory education for over 40 years having held lecturing positions in Design at the University of Melbourne.

Yvonne co-founded peckvonhartel 30 years ago and is a Life Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. She currently acts as Trustee of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, and serves as Director on the board of ConnectEast.