Our Team

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Our Team

Our virtual team responds to your individual and institutional requests

Ian Booth


Company: Online Peer Solutions Pty Ltd (trading as Peer Review Portal)

Owner and Business Developer

Dr Sara Booth

Academic Director

Company: Online Peer Solutions Pty Ltd (trading as Peer Review Portal)

Sara's work as Academic Director involves working with higher education institutions and peak bodies on external referencing activity, including curriculum review, online moderation, professional accreditation and benchmarking to meet TEQSA or other international regulatory requirements. Sara's expertise is facilitating review projects across institutional, national and international networks providing professional development workshops on review management which also includes policy development and implementation.

Luke McCallum

IT Director

Company: LocalNerd

Luke has two decades of experience and expertise in the internet and information technology industry. His expertise is 'big picture' thinking and he has the ability to make the complex world of technology accessible and easy to understand. Luke and his team previously led the development and integration of the ABC Bullion Gold Trading website which is safe, simple and secure for users to use.

Similarly, he has led the development of the Peer Review as a cloud-based review management system which can connect with a range of users, systems and evidence in an accessible, flexible and secure way. Luke's strength is his ability and focus to find the best possible solution for every technology problem and his commitment to service.

After many years building businesses and technical teams for others, Luke has begun his own personalised IT support and consultation services in 2019 which is accessible to all types of industries and users.

See link to LocalNerd: https://localnerd.com.au/

Anne-Marie Martin


Anne-Marie is a Senior Accountant with Preece Accounting (formerly Preece Martin) where she began her accounting career in 2003, she was on the board of The Caring Network for 8 years until 2017. Since 2011 she has been the Convenor of the CPA Northern Tasmanian Public Practice discussion group and also sits on the CPA Public Practice Committee for Tasmania. Anne-Marie was on the CPA Tasmanian divisional council from 2013 to 2018 and served as the Deputy President in 2014 and President in 2015 and is a supporter of UTAS School of Business, lecturing on a casual basis in various units.

Assoc/Prof Michael Milgate

Australian Higher Education Governance and Accreditation Advisor

Michael's journey in higher education started in 1995. He has held a number of academic positions with Australian universities and independent providers.

Having started as a business (marketing and management) academic, he somehow transitioned into food history and gastronomy (and is currently writing a book of flavour and taste) and then into the regulatory, quality, and risk management aspects of Australian higher education.

He has been Dean, Academic Director, Director of Academic Affairs with a number of independent providers. Michael is currently Dean of a Sydney based independent provider.

Michael is an independent member of various Boards and Committees with a number of independent HE providers in Australia (and is open to having discussions about being on other Boards and Committee). He has undertaken governance, and course reviews for independent providers (some in order to meet conditions imposed on the provider), and regularly undertakes audits of staffing and compliance with HESF 3.2.3a and 3.2.3b.

He was on the ACT, NSW, QLD, and Vic Registers of HE Assessors prior to the 2011 changes to Australian HE's regulatory framework (with the creation of a national regulator, TEQSA). He was an auditor with the AUQA 06/2009-12/2011, and then on the Register of Experts FoE 0803 with TEQSA after its creation.



Prof Dr Olgun Cicek

International Advisor

Having 28 years of extensive experience and broad networking in Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East, Far East and in the USA, he is truly an international expert on Quality Enhancement and Accreditation within global higher education,

He serves as an Executive Board Member for CEENQA, IQA, YÖDAK. He is an international reviewer and evaluator on internal and external quality assurance and accreditation processes for program and institutional level for many quality assurance agencies worldwide i.e. AQAS (Germany), BAC (UK), NAKVIS (Slovenia), FIBAA (Germany), MFHEA (Malta), AAQ (Switzerland), THEQC (Turkey), ARACIS (Romania), IAAR (Kazakhstan), BAN-BT (Indonesia), BQA (Bahrain), NAQAAE(Egypt), QM (USA), SACSCOC (USA).

He is also serving as an advisory board member, accreditation committee member and international strategic council member for some agencies while participating in Quality Assurance related projects within the European Commission as well as World Bank.

He is always eager to explore new challenges and contribute to Higher Education institutions with 28 years of teaching, research, accreditation and quality assurance experiences and networking in global higher education area.


Tiago Matos

Technical Director

Tiago is a senior software engineer with more than 15 years of experience in the field. During this time, he has developed many modern and complex web applications.

Tiago also provides a tutoring service and has supported many beginning programmers to become experts in the software development field. Tiago also writes articles for an online, international blog as well as presenting at events on software development. See https://blog.tiagomatos.com/

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