Register of Auditors and Reviewers

AQA is seeking applications for the Cycle 6 Register of Auditors and Reviewers. Applications addressing the criteria for appointment below and including a current curriculum vitae should be sent to  Applications will be accepted throughout the audit cycle; however, early application is appreciated.

Criteria for appointment to the Cycle 6 Register of Auditors and Reviewers

Cycle 6 Auditors are appointed by the AQA Board who will consider the following criteria.

    • • Senior academic, senior management or senior student experience in the teaching and learning activities of universities within the last 5 years (3 years for senior students); or other experience considered relevant by the AQA Board.
    • • Substantial experience with academic quality assurance, or other quality assurance contexts.
    • • Appreciation of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
    • • Familiarity with New Zealand and/or international contexts of university education and quality assurance, research and best practice in university teaching and learning and student achievement.
    • • Demonstrated abilities to appreciate multiple perspectives, engage effectively with a range of people from students to Vice-chancellors, and form evidence-based judgments.
    • • Record of working constructively in small teams, ability to meet deadlines and maintain confidentiality.
    • • Ability to commit time required for reviewing audit materials, panel meetings, site visits, reviewing and commenting on audit report drafts and providing feedback on experiences of audit.
    • • Commitment to participate in auditor training.

 Auditor appointments are for five years and auditors do need to reapply after five years.  This is to maintain the currency requirements.

The AQA Board appoints the audit panel for each audit and will ensure that panels contain appropriate diversity in the skills and experience of audit panel members and match the distinctive nature of individual institutions.

The Executive Director would be happy to respond to questions or provide further information.


Cycle 5 Register

The Cycle 5 Register of Auditors and Reviewers is now closed.  However, it is retained below as a resource for overseas jurisdictions and for institutions seeking reviewers, e.g. for programme or department reviews. Contact details are available on request from AQA.  The appointees to the Cycle 5 Register of Auditors and Reviewers have been approved by the AQA Board. 

Professor Rob Allen BA(Econ), PhD

- Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Rob Allen is the Deputy Vice Chancellor at AUT University. From 2003-2008 he was Dean of the Faculty of Applied Humanities and was Pro Vice Chancellor for Learning and Teaching until 2010. Prior to that he worked at the University of Greenwich in London for nearly 20 years both as a lecturer and a manager. In the UK, Professor Allen worked for over a decade with the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and is now an auditor for AQA. He has undertaken 20 institutional audits (under four different methodologies) in New Zealand, the UK, Greece, Romania and Israel.

Audits Completed

Victoria University of Wellington Cycle 4 (Chair) 2009, Lincoln University Cycle 4 (Chair) 2012

Roger Atkinson BE

- Management Consultant
Roger Atkinson retired in July 2007 from full-time employment as Group Quality and Systems Manager for Tait Electronics Limited, a Christchurch, New Zealand based designer, manufacturer and exporter of mobile radio communications products. Besides leading the company’s ISO 9001/14001 quality and environmental management programmes, he headed up an engineering and technical team engaged in the design, build and deployment of large radio communications systems and networks world-wide.

Audits Completed

University of Canterbury Cycle 4 2010

Dr Jeanette Baird BA, BLitt (Mel), MBA (RMIT), PhD (UNE)

- Vice-President, Quality and Strategic Planning

Jeanette Baird is Vice-President, Quality and Strategic Planning, and Professor of Higher Education at Divine Word University in Papua New Guinea. From 2012 to 2015 she was an Adviser to the PNG Office of Higher Education / Department of Higher Education, Research Science and Technology.  In 2011 and 2012 she served as inaugural Executive Director, Regulation and Review with the Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). She is on the TEQSA Register of Experts.

Audits Completed

University of the South Pacific, 2013.

Donna Bell MNZOQ, CertEd, PGDipBA, MBusSt(Hons)

- Consultant

Donna Bell is an independent consultant in the areas of external review and quality enhancement. She was previously the Academic Policy Manager at Massey University where her role encompassed the development of a student achievement strategy, oversight of academic policy and related quality matters. Donna is an external reviewer for the European Universities Association's institutional evaluation programme having participated in university institutional reviews in 2012 and 2013.

Emeritus Professor Penny Boumelha MA, D.Phil. (Oxon.), FAHA

Penny Boumelha was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the Victoria University of Wellington from 2009-2014, having served previously as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost at the University of Adelaide (1999–2005). Penny Boumelha holds an M.A. and a D.Phil. in English from the University of Oxford, and has published widely on nineteenth-century fiction (especially Thomas Hardy), on ideologies of gender and race, and on literary genres, as well as on issues in tertiary education and university management.

Audits Completed

University of Auckland Cycle 3 2004, University of Otago Cycle 3 2006, University of Canterbury Cycle 5 2015

Emeritus Professor Mairéad Browne BA, Dip Pych (NUI), MLib (NSW), PhD (Macq)

- Consultant

Emeritus Professor Mairéad Browne is a higher education consultant with extensive experience of audit/review and accreditation in a number of countries. After an early career in Ireland at University College Dublin, Mairéad held positions at University of Sydney, Kuring-gai College of Advanced Education, and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). She was Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at UTS from 1991-1996 and Dean of the University Graduate School from 1997-2001.

Audits Completed

Victoria University of Wellington Cycle 5 2014

Professor Carolyn Burns CBE, BSc(Hons), PhD, FRSNZ

- Professor of Zoology

Professor Carolyn Burns is Professor of Zoology at the University of Otago and was Head of this Department from 1998 to 2005. She has played a major role in New Zealand science and technology, including her Presidency of the Royal Society’s Academy, and membership of the Board of the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA).

Audits Completed

Victoria University of Wellington Cycle 4 2009, University of Waikato Cycle 4 (Chair) 2010, Lincoln University Cycle 4 2012

Dr Margaret Burrell BA, PhD

Dr Margaret Burrell retired as an Associate Professor, French Programme, School of Languages and Cultures, at the University of Canterbury. After completing her Bachelor of Arts at Canterbury, Margaret pursued her interest in medieval French to study for her Masters at Victoria University of Wellington. Having been granted a Commonwealth Scholarship, she studied at the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto and obtained her doctorate. She currently has a book contract to re-work her doctoral thesis.

Audits Completed

AUT University Cycle 4 2011

Dr Jan Cameron BSc, MSocSc, DPhil

Dr Jan Cameron was Director of AQA from March 2010 to February 2016. Prior to this, she was Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Academic) (1998-2010), Dean of Arts (1996-98) and Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Canterbury. Administrative responsibilities at Canterbury spanned the spectrum of student and academic support services, including oversight of the Academic Quality Assurance Unit and the University Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Audits Completed

Audit/review panel member for: Oman Academic Accreditation Council (2011-2018), Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications (2013 and 2014), the Taiwan Assessment and Evaluation Association (2013), Office of Higher Education - Papua New Guinea (2014) and the AQA audit of the University of the South Pacific (2013). She was audit director for AQA 2010-2017 and has also monitored institutional audit in India with the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (2012).

Dr Claire Carney BSc, PGCertEd (Sec Ed), PhD

Dr Claire Carney is Head of Enhancement at the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Scotland where she has worked since 2006, previously as Assistant Director. [Note: Dr Carney is currently on a two-year career break from October 2014]. Her main role is to oversee the delivery and management of all the enhancement activities which QAA Scotland facilitates on behalf of the entire Scottish higher education sector. Through this work she has developed a wide knowledge of current practice in teaching and learning and student support in Scotland and the UK.

Associate Professor Martin Carroll BSW, GradDipBA

- Pro Vice-Chancellor Academic

Associate Professor Martin Carroll is a specialist in quality assurance in higher education and has been a Pro Vice-Chancellor at Charles Darwin University since 2010 (PVC Academic since January 2012). Particular areas of focus include national quality systems and transnational education. After working with universities and academic quality agencies in New Zealand and Australia, Martin led the establishment of the tertiary education quality assurance systems for the governments of Oman and Dubai.

Audits Completed

CUAP 2011

Emeritus Professor Debbie Clayton BAppSci, GradDipSciEd, MAppSci

- Emeritus Professor

Emeritus Professor Debbie Clayton has worked in the university sector for over 28 years and held the positions of Faculty Dean and Dean of International Programs at Central Queensland University. She has over 20 years’ experience in both onshore and offshore International Educational partnerships with private and public education partners with responsibilities for strategy and business development, quality program delivery systems and compliance systems. She has been involved in offshore delivery and pathway projects throughout Asia, Oceania and the Gulf States.

Audits Completed

Lincoln University, Cycle 4, 2012; Massey University, Cycle 5, 2013.

Professor Lindsey Conner BSc, MSc (Dist), Dip. Tchg, PhD

- Director, Science & Technology Education Research Hub

Professor Lindsey Conner is currently the Director of the College of Education's Science & Technology Education Research Hub at the University of Canterbury. Lindsey's experience as a university academic involves teaching in initial teacher education programmes and researching in teacher education, innovative pedagogies, futures education and systems approaches to education reform.

Audits Completed

Victoria University of Wellington Cycle 5 2014

Fiona Coote Diploma in Arts, GradDipBus

- Accreditation Consultant

Fiona Coote is the accreditation consultant at Massey University, and has previously held a variety of administrative and project roles over her 24 years with the University. Fiona was a member of Massey University’s self-review team for the 2013 academic audit and is responsible for post audit management.

Associate Professor David Crabbe MA (Hons), PDESL

- Dean of Education

Associate Professor David Crabbe is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Education at Victoria University of Wellington, a position he took up in 2013 having previously been the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Academic) since 2006. David has been on the academic staff of higher education institutions in four different countries (New Zealand, United Kingdom, Singapore and Nigeria).

Associate Professor Pat Cragg BSc Hons, PhD (Bristol)

- Divisional Associate Dean Academic Health Sciences

Associate Professor Pat Cragg is the Divisional Associate Dean Academic Health Sciences at the University of Otago, the Deputy Dean of the Otago School of Medical Sciences (OSMS) and a member of the Department of Physiology. She was Acting Dean of the OSMS for 13 months (September 2013 to September 2014) and Head of the Department of Physiology for 12 years (2001 to 2012) and continues as the OSMS Associate Dean Academic (since mid 1997).

Professor Raewyn Dalziel ONZM, BA(Hons) PhD Well., (History)

- Emeritus Professor of History

Emeritus Professor Raewyn Dalziel was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the University of Auckland 1999-2009, and Acting Vice-Chancellor July to December 2004. Since mid-2010 she has been Professor Emeritus of History and chair of the University’s programme and departmental review committees. As Deputy Vice-Chancellor, she oversaw the quality assurance and audit self-review processes at Auckland over three audit cycles. Professor Dalziel chaired the Humanities and Law Panel for the 2006 and 2012 PBRF Quality Evaluations.

Audits Completed

University of Otago, Cycle 4, 2011; Massey University, Cycle 5 (Chair), 2013.

Professor Elizabeth Deane BSc (Hons), PhD

- Professor Strategic Initiatives Learning and Teaching and Head Learning and Teaching Unit

Professor Elizabeth Deane has held a number of academic leadership and management positions in Australian universities, including as Foundation Head of Department, Foundation Head of School (University of Western Sydney 1989 – 2000), Dean of Faculty (Macquarie University 2000 – 2008) and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Australian National University 2008 – 2012). She currently has occupies a strategic and operational leadership role with responsibility for learning and teaching at the University of Western Sydney.

Emeritus Professor Roger Field ONZM FNZIM BSc (Hons), PhD

- Consultant

Emeritus Professor Roger Field is currently an education consultant and was previously Vice-Chancellor of Lincoln University. Roger started his academic career as a lecturer in 1970 and became Professor of Plant Science at Lincoln University in 1986. He became Pro Vice-Chancellor in 1993 and Deputy Vice-Chancellor in 1998, also serving as the University's representative on CUAP for more than 17 years, the final five years as Chair.

Audits Completed

Auckland Cycle 5 2014, National University of Samoa 2015 (Chair)

Associate Professor Nuala Gregory BA (Ulster), MFA (Auckland)

- National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries

Nuala Gregory is an Associate Professor in Fine Arts in the National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries (NICAI) at The University of Auckland. She has fifteen years' experience as a university academic of which the last ten years have been as a senior manager at Department and Faculty level.

Professor Robert Hannah BA, MPhil, FSA

- Dean of Arts and Social Sciences

Professor Robert Hannah is Professor and Dean of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Waikato. He was previously at the University of Otago, where he was also Dean of the former School of Language, Literature and Performing Arts (1999-2002), and Associate Dean (Research) in the Division of Humanities (2006-2010). He has been the convenor of numerous review panels for Arts, Social Sciences and Science departments and centres, as well as administrative units. He was chair of the review panel of the Department of Ancient History at Macquarie University, Sydney, in 2011.

Audits Completed

University of Auckland Cycle 4 (Chair) 2009 Victoria University of Wellington Cycle 5 (Chair) 2014

Professor Bruce Harris LLB(Hons), LLM Harv., LLD

- Professor of Law

Professor Bruce Harris has been a Professor of Law at the University of Auckland since 1994. He had previously worked for two years as a litigation lawyer and researched and taught for 17 years at the University of Otago. Bruce's field of interest is public law, that is constitutional and administrative law. He has published articles in the leading United Kingdom journals (Law Quarterly Review, Cambridge Law Journal and Public Law) and the leading New Zealand journals (New Zealand Law Review and New Zealand Universities Law Review).

Audits Completed

Lincoln University Cycle 4 2012, University of Canterbury Cycle 5 (Chair) 2015

Professor Gareth Jones CNZM, BSc (Hons), MBBS, MD, DSc, FSB, FAS

- Emeritus Professor

Gareth Jones is an Emeritus Professor of Anatomy at the University of Otago. From 1983 to 2003 he was Head of the Department of Anatomy; from 2005 to 2009 he was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International); and from 2010 to 2012 Director of the Bioethics Centre. He is a neuroscientist and bioethicist, and has written extensively in both areas. He also has considerable interests in educational and ethical issues in anatomy, and is currently chair of the Commission on Ethics and Medical Humanities of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists.

Audits Completed

Canterbury Cycle 1 (Chair) 1996, Lincoln Cycle 1 (Chair) 1998, Massey Cycle 2 (Chair) 2001, Victoria Cycle 3 2005, Massey Cycle 4 (Chair) 2008, CUAP (Chair) 2011, Auckland Cycle 5 (Chair) 2014

Professor Marion Jones BA, MEdAdmin(Hons), PhD

- Dean of Postgraduate Studies

Professor Marion Jones is Dean of University Postgraduate Studies at Auckland University of Technology and Academic Leader for the Manukau Campus. She is involved in the University Academic Board, University Postgraduate Board, Research Committee of Academic Board and quality management of postgraduate programmes. She is a Visiting Professor of Interprofessional Education at Derby University in the UK. Until 2012 she was the Head of the National Centre for Interprofessional Education and collaborative Practice in New Zealand and with her Dean position has stayed a director of the Centre.

Audits Completed

Lincoln University Cycle 3 2007; Victoria University of Wellington Cycle 5 2014

Professor Cindy Kiro Cert Epidemiology, BA, MBA, PhD

- Director of the Starpath Project and Te Tumu

Professor Cindy Kiro is of Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Hine descent. Professor Kiro is Director of the Starpath Project and Te Tumu in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland. Prior to her current position Cindy was previously Head of School, Te Kura Māori at Victoria University of Wellington, and Head of the School of Public Health at Massey University. Between 2003 and 2009 Cindy was the fourth Children’s Commissioner and first female in that role where she was the statutory advocate for children and young people.

Audits Completed

Auckland Cycle 5 2014

Associate Professor Hon. Luamanuvao Winnie Laban QSO, Diploma in Social Work, PGDipDevStud

- Assistant Vice Chancellor (Pasifika)

Luamanuvao Winnie Laban is Assistant Vice Chancellor (Pasifika) at Victoria University of Wellington having previously served as the Member of Parliament for Mana, Minister of Pacific Island Affairs, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, and Associate Minister of Social Development, Economic Development, and Trade. Winnie is a Social Work graduate from Victoria University of Wellington and completed a post-graduate Diploma in Development Studies from Massey University.

Professor Robyn Longhurst BSocSc, MSocSc, PhD Waikato

- Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Professor Longhurst was appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic in 2015, following a term as Pro Vice-Chancellor Education. She is a Professor of Geography. Her work in gender, cultural and social geography is known and respected in New Zealand and internationally. Professor Longhurst has served as Chair of the Commission on Gender and Geography of the International Geographical Union and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Gender, Place and Culture. In 2010 she was presented with the Distinguished New Zealand Geographer Award.

Emeritus Professor David Mackay BA(Hons), PhD

- Higher Education Consultant and Reviewer

Dr David Mackay was Chair of the Board of AQA from February 2009 - January 2015. He was formerly Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Victoria University of Wellington. David had been Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty. While at Victoria, David convened reviews of his University’s Personnel Section, the Centre for Strategic Studies and Pacific Studies Unit, and he reviewed the functioning and terms of reference of the University’s Academic Board. In 2006, he was Chair of the panel that conducted the Unit’s Cycle 3 academic audit of Lincoln University.

Audits Completed

Lincoln University, Cycle 3 (Chair), 2007, University of the South Pacific (Chair), 2013, National University of Samoa, 2015. Recent international audits: Polytechnic of Namibia (Chair) 2011

Dr Anne L Martin BA (Wellesley), MA, PhD (Wisconsin)

- Consultant

Dr Anne Martin provides consulting services to the higher education sector internationally, advising universities, private providers, professional bodies and government agencies on the development and delivery of academic programs and policies, academic and organizational planning and academic standards and quality assurance.

Audits Completed

University of Canterbury Cycle 5 2015

Emeritus Professor Sheelagh Matear BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD

- Executive Director

Professor Sheelagh Matear has been Executive Director of AQA since February 2016. She was previously Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Quality and Student Experience) at Lincoln University. Professor Matear completed her PhD in nautical studies at Plymouth University in the UK. She then moved to the University of Arizona where she worked in the office of economic development. Professor Matear moved to New Zealand to take up a position in the Marketing Department at the University of Otago before moving to her current position.

Audits Completed

University of Auckland, Cycle 4, 2009; Massey University, Cycle 5, 2013.

Professor Hirini Matunga BA/BTP

- Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Communities

Hirini Matunga is Deputy Vice Chancellor - Communities at Lincoln University. Previously, he was Director of the Centre for Maori and Indigenous Planning and Development. Professor Matunga has professional training and practice as a Town Planner and has over 25 years experience as a planner/policy analyst specialising in issues that affect Maori communities. His teaching and research interests are in Maori and indigenous approaches to planning, policy analysis and development.

Audits Completed

Massey University Cycle 4 2008, Victoria University of Wellington Cycle 5 2014

Graeme McNally MCom(Hons), FNZIM

- Independent Consultant

Graeme McNally is an Independent Consultant and former strategy, operations and finance partner with Deloitte in New Zealand. Prior to joining Deloitte in 1987 he had been Dean of Faculty of Commerce and a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at the University of Canterbury. He has worked on a wide range of advisory projects for tertiary education institutions and for the Ministry of Education and Tertiary Education Commission in New Zealand and was responsible for the Deloitte tertiary education industry group.

Audits Completed

Auckland pilot audit 1995, CUAP 1996, Massey Cycle 2 2001, Victoria Cycle 4 2009, Auckland Cycle 5 2014. Recent international audits: Higher Ed. State Agencies (Queensland, Victoria, South Australia) for non self accrediting higher ed. organisations.

Professor Luanna Meyer BA, MS, PhD

As Director of the JHC and as Professor of Education (Research) at Victoria University of Wellington, Luanna was also Coordinator of the PhD programme in Education and oversaw funded research activities across the Faculty of Education. She was the director of several research and evaluation projects that focused on student achievement, motivation, assessment, and culturally responsive practices.

Audits Completed

Otago Cycle 3 2006, Canterbury Cycle 4 (Chair) 2010

Professor Ajit Narayanan PhD

- Professor and Head of Research

Professor Ajit Narayanan graduated from the University of Aston and completed a PhD at the University of Exeter. His research areas are application of artificial intelligence techniques in bioinformatics and systems biology; computational statistics, modeling and simulation; and philosophy of mind/brain. He has been a member of numerous panels in the United Kingdom (1998-2004) first as part of the Higher Education Funding Councils of England (HEFCE) and of Wales (HEFCW) and then as part of the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).

Audits Completed

University of Otago, Cycle 4 (Chair), 2011; University of the South Pacific, 2013.

Dr Roy Nates BSc(Mech Eng), MSc(Eng), MIPENZ, PhD(Cape Town)

- Head of Department

Dr Roy Nates is Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at AUT University. He has been involved in developing a range of degree programs at AUT University since 1996, including BE, BET, ME and PhD. He is also involved with research groups at AUT university to perform and deliver high quality research, development and consulting in the fields of thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid mechanics.

Audits Completed

CUAP 2011, University of Canterbury Cycle 5 2015

Professor Helen Nicholson BSc (Hons), MBChB, MD (Bristol)

- Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement)

Professor Helen Nicholson is currently the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) at the University of Otago, previously the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International). Helen has extensive experience as an academic in the United Kingdom and in New Zealand. At the University of Otago, she held the position of Head of Department (2003-07), Dean, School of Medical Sciences (2007 - 2014), Deputy PVC Health Sciences (2012-2014) and in 2011 was Acting DVC (Research and Enterprise) for six months.

Audits Completed

University of Canterbury Cycle 5 2015

Professor Eric Pawson MA, DPhil

- Professor of Geography

Professor Eric Pawson is a Professor of Geography, University of Canterbury. In 2007 he was awarded the Distinguished New Zealand Geographer Medal by the New Zealand Geographical Society, and in 2009 a National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award. He is President of the Ako Aotearoa Academy, and in 2013 received the University of Canterbury Teaching Medal. He is a former member of the Social Science panel of the Marsden Fund, and has authored or edited nine books in the fields of economic and environmental history.

Audits Completed

University of Otago, Cycle 4, 2011, Massey University, Cycle 5, 2013.

Dr Fatuaiga Lorraine Petelo TTC (Primary), BEd, GradDipMgmt, Dip SLT, MEd(dist), PhD

- Director University Studies and English Language Division

Dr Fatuaiga Lorraine Petelo has worked in New Zealand universities for nearly 20 years, including over eight years in leadership of pre-degree academic programmes at both the University of Canterbury and Lincoln University. As a leader she has been responsible for facilitating quality assurance including curriculum oversight, together with the development of processes for students at all stages of their pre-degree enrolment.

Darryn Russell Master of Indigenous Studies

- AVC (Māori)

Darryn Russell is the Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori at the University of Canterbury. Mr Russell started his working life with the Inland Revenue Department, through the then Department of Māori Affairs, and was later appointed the Māori Community Officer with the Department. He then took up a position with the Department of Internal Affairs and just prior to settlement with the Crown, accepted a Regional leadership and development position with Ngāi Tahu.  

Emeritus Professor Dugald Scott BEdStuds, DipTchg, MA

- Consultant

Until May 2013, Emeritus Professor Dugald Scott was Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of Education, Victoria University of Wellington (2005-2013). Prior to that he was Principal and Chief Executive of the Wellington College of Education (1996-2004). In his role as faculty Dean he has chaired and participated in programme reviews at Victoria University, and is very familiar with contemporary teaching and learning expectations, challenges and pedagogical developments. Dugald has been a member of CUAP since 1996 and its Deputy Chair 2006-2013.

Audits Completed

Massey University, Cycle 5, 2013; National University of Samoa, 2015.

Ceillhe Sperath BMS(Hons), CertQA, CQM, NZCQAP

- Director

Ceillhe Sperath is a Company Director and Management Consultant for TIME Unlimited Ltd in Auckland. Ceillhe has a background in quality and risk management, business systems analysis and improvement, event and project management. She has held a number of governance and executive management roles in New Zealand, and serves as a Business Excellence Evaluator for the NZ Business Excellence Foundation. She has been involved with the New Zealand Organisation for Quality for many years, including as President, and is currently a Board member.

Audits Completed

University of Auckland Cycle 4 2009, University of Waikato Cycle 4 2010, AUT University Cycle 4 2011, Lincoln University Cycle 4 2012

Professor Vernon Squire BSc (Hons) (Wales) PhD (Camb) DSc (Wales) FRSNZ

- Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International)

Professor Vernon Squire has been Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International) at the University of Otago since 2010, having previously been the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University’s Division of Sciences for seven years and before that the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics for nearly a decade.

Gordon Suddaby BSc, PGDip, MEd(Hons)

- Consultant

Gordon Suddaby was Director of Academic Development and eLearning at Massey University for 10 years and Associate Professor, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Massey's National Centre for Teaching and Learning (2011 - 2012). In his role at Massey, he promoted and fostered research and scholarship into teaching and learning across the University. He developed and taught into Massey's post graduate certificate in tertiary teaching. He also managed the team of flexible learning and teaching consultants responsible for Massey's open source learning management system, Moodle.

Audits Completed

Otago Polytechnic 2007, Southern Institute of Technology 2008 (for ITPQ), University of Otago Cycle 4 2011. Recent international audits: University of New England 2009, University of Southern Queensland 2010, Charles Darwin University 2010, University of the South Pacific, 2013.

Professor Linda Trenberth BEd, MA, PhD

- Vice-Provost (Academic)

Linda Trenberth joined Victoria University, Wellington in 2017 as Vice-Provost, Academic, from Griffith University in South East Queensland, Australia where she was Dean (Academic) and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for the Business School for three years. Prior to that Linda was at Birkbeck, University of London, from 2000-2014 where she was appointed Professor in Management, Associate Dean Learning and Teaching and Deputy Dean of the Business School. Linda holds a PhD in Human Resource Management from Massey University.

Emeritus Professor Deborah Willis BA, MA, Dip Tching, PhD

Emeritus Professor Deborah Willis was the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Victoria University of Wellington from 2004 - 2014. During her term she was also appointed PVC of the Faculty of Education.

Professor Hilary Winchester BA Hons, DPhil (Oxford)

- Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Research)

Professor Hilary Winchester took up her appointment as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Research) at Central Queensland University in August 2012. Hilary holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of Oxford and has a background in social geography, with a particular emphasis on migrant and marginal groups. Hilary has held roles as Pro Vice Chancellor: Strategy and Planning at the University of South Australia, Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic) at Flinders and President of Academic Senate at the University of Newcastle.

Audits Completed

Auckland Cycle 5 2014