JMD Consulting Limited

JMD Consulting Ltd is the culmination of over 17 years’ experience working in Asia, with the last seven spent living in Kuala Lumpur. Passionate about Australia’s engagement in the region, JMD provides services and advice to those seeking to engage in the region for marketing and recruitment, academic profiling and student mobility. With extensive networks and local partners, JMD is able to provide the most up-to-date and competitive consulting services, while navigating regional policies and processes that might deter the uninitiated.


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About the Director

Jan Drew has over 17 years’ experience in the Australian international education sector as an international student advisor, a marketer, a business development manager, as the Regional Director based in Malaysia for Australia’s leading educational institution, the University of Melbourne, and more recently as the provider of student mobility opportunities.


Her experience encompasses all facets of the industry including:

+ Increasing Global Mobility

Of domestic students through development and promotion of off-shore study experiences

+ Marketing and Recruitment

Activities including exhibitions and profiling through public seminars, development of associated resources including marketing strategy and operation plans, liaison with media outlets, and promotional materials

+ Operational Management

Of off-shore office; supervision of staff across two countries; development and implementation of budgets, events, and academic and faculty marketing visits

+ Student Services

Including pre-departure, orientation and returning home programs, counselling, advocacy, recruitment and training of peer support staff

+ Internationalisation

Of the university including cross cultural awareness training and advice for university staff, improved communication and administrative processes

+ Business Development

Including short programs for off-shore delivery and inbound study tours for partner institutes and government agencies

+ Relationship Management

With partner institutes, Australian and foreign governments ministries and off-shore posts, educational institutes, off-shore alumni, professional organisations, chambers of commerce and expatriate organisations in Singapore and Malaysia

Consulting Services

Student Mobility Programs Focussing on SE Asia

Customised programs for groups or packages for individuals

•   Internship
•   Study tours
•   Volunteer programs
•   Short term summer program

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Marketing and Business Development

•   Assistance with business development including market segmentation and entry strategy
•   Short program development – study tours, internship opportunities, placements with NGO’s
•   Client liaison/partner search including introductions and visit scheduling
•   Academic profiling events and seminars
•   In-market training for new regional marketing staff
•   Marketing and communication opportunities via regional media channels
•   Dedicated project delivery and implementation
•   Market research
•   Webinars – discipline specific; new market opportunities; marketing staff training


For more information about JMD Consulting services, please get in touch with us via the contact details or form below. We value your enquiries and aim to respond within 48 hours.


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Malaysia Contact

E-03-02 Seri Maya Condo
Jalan Jelatek
54200 Kuala Lumpur
WP, Malaysia

Tel +60 (3) 4251 0887
Mob +60 (17) 274 0077

Australia Contact

Tel +61 (3) 9015 7677
Fax +61 (3) 8679 4436