Simon has worked in HE for 20 years, focusing on QA and enhancement, policy and regulations, partnerships, student conduct processes and governance review.

Following 17 years full-time employment, Simon has been working on a consultancy, contractor and interim basis since 2017 for a range of HEIs including universities and independent specialist colleges, providing the following services:

  • Policy/regulation framework development & review
  • Governance development/review
  • QA/enhancement framework development & review, including student experience
  • Academic partnership development/review
  • TDAP preparation
  • QAA review preparation, post-review action-planning
  • Documentation drafting e.g. QAE/governance handbooks, etc
  • Staff development, forums, inductions etc in the above & related areas
  • Student conduct process oversight
  • Risk management
  • External panel member for validation and review

Simon also has experience outside the sector, including proofreading and editing, has a science (chemistry) background and extensive interest in art and culture – he is a former Laurence Olivier Awards and Theatrical Management Association judge. He is based in both Inverness & London, with flexibility to travel as required.

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Phone 07502 231 554