Meet The Team

Graham Quirk

CEO of AGE Productions

Graham Quirk retired as Lord Mayor of Brisbane in 2019 and currently holds Board Director roles and the position of CEO of Grace Education and Advance Global Enterprises incorporating AGE Productions. Graham entered public life in 1985 following a career in Banking and Public Administration. He served in many capacities including the role of Brisbane’s Finance Chairman during World Expo 1988. He was to later serve as Deputy Mayor before being sworn in as Lord Mayor of Brisbane in 2011. As Chairman of the Council of Mayors of South East Queensland, Graham initiated feasibility studies for South East Queensland to host the 2032 Olympic Games. Today Graham serves as a Director on the Board of Infrastructure Australia and as a Director on the Board of Racing Queensland. He is also a Member of the Board of Governors of the International Institute of Business and Technology Australia. Graham is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Grace Yu

CFO of AGE Productions

The founder of Grace Education, Grace is well known for her breadth of knowledge and expertise in international education. She is highly regarded for her insight in educating young individuals and motivating them to become a better individual. Since 1994, Grace has been actively involved in promoting international education, serving the community and assisting numerous new migrants and their families. With her professionalism and compassion, Grace assists all her clients with the philosophy of treating others with sincerity and help with knowledge and wisdom. Grace has also been appointed as the current 17th President of the Australian Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce (QLD) and is also heavily involved in charity work. In 2015, Grace was appointed as an Ambassador for the Brisbane Lord Mayor’s Charitable Trust (LMCT). Today, Grace continues her passion in helping and supporting young adults navigate through life and build their careers.

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Ashil Ranpara

Managing Director of AGE Productions

Ashil is an experienced filmmaker and producer with over ten years of experience in the Film & TV industry. He is a communications graduate with Journalism and Screen Production majors. He has worked on everything from documentaries, ads, films, tv shows to live events. Ash has worked for production companies and also managed his own company prior to AGE Productions. He has a vast experience of working on government and corporate video productions. His calm and calculated approach to all stages of production makes him a breeze to work with. Ash overseas the day-to-day running of the company. As a career advisor, Ash is part of an award winning team at one of the most reputed universities in the world.

 

Email: ashil@ageproductions.com.au 

Kenji Lee aka. Mr Chen

Co-Managing Director & Head of Originals

Kenji aka. Daniel is an all-round filmmaker, producer, director, and actor. He created his first video when he was 11 years old and has since produced and directed numerous productions. As the Co-Managing Director of AGE Productions, Daniel is in charge of developing original content on the company's social enterprise platform. As an educator, Daniel was nominated as one of the finalists for the Queensland Beginning Teacher of the Year Award in 2019 and the Australian Education Rising Star of the Year Award in 2020. His extensive knowledge in curriculum design paired with his passion for production propelled him to create the company's motivational online learning platform MOTTIVA.

Sharon Chen

Associate Producer/Secretary

With more than 8 years experience, Sharon has been working in the international education industry providing countless advice to international students and new migrants in Australia. With a background in Australian Migration Law, she is also a Registered Migration Agent providing professional migration advice in Employment, Skilled Migration, Family, Students and many more to potential migrants. She is also a member of the Migration Institute of Australia. Sharon is also the Vice-Secretary for the Australian Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce (QLD). She was also the co-organiser of the pilot ATCCQ Entrepreneur Challenge in 2017 promoting entrepreneurship to young adults in Brisbane.

Email: info@ageproductions.com.au