The Audit Express Team
Kevin has worked in senior management positions in the training and education sector for the last 8 years. Having built and managed a registered training organisation, Kevin understands the importance of ensuring there is the right balance between growth and compliance. Prior to this Kevin worked in the advertising sales industry where he gained valuable skills in business development and marketing.
Bachelor of Business (Enterprise Development)
Diploma of Quality Auditing
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Independent Tertiary Education Australia (ITECA)
Institute of Internal Auditors (Australia)
“He’s not the messiah, he’s a very naughty boy”
-Monty Pythons, The Life of Brian
Soy Latte. Otherwise a simple instant Blend43 will do.
Chief Operations Officer
With more than 10 years hands on experience in the VET Sector, Matthew brings a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience to Audit Express. Having been a national manager for compliance and RTO manager, Matthew has had extensive experience with managing a range of state funding contract and lead the RTO through a series of changes in registration standards.
Having a background as both a trainer and a compliance and RTO manager, Matthew’s passion is with ensuring that training organisations are able to adapt to change and ensure the continuing quality of training while also ensuring compliance with the relevant contracts and standards.
Quality Consultant & Auditor
Natalie has been engaged in the VET Sector for over 15 years and has worked in Senior Management for more than 5 years. Having been a Director of VET Operations for a dual sector RTO operating at a State and National level, Natalie brings an extensive range of skills, knowledge and experience to Audit Express. Within this, having also commenced her career as a Trainer and Assessor, she has a deep knowledge and understanding of the VET and RTO environments. Underpinning this, is the focus on quality and compliance requirements to support operations, teaching and learning and the student experience.
Natalie commenced working in the TAFE environment before moving across to working with Private Providers, drawing on her background in Business and Allied Health to predominantly work within these sectors. Most recently Natalie worked with the National Institute of Integrative Medicine.
Quality Consultant & Auditor (Higher Education)
Emeritus Professor Beverley Oliver is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an Australian National Teaching Fellow. She is a non-executive director at Open Learning, an ASX-listed company.
Beverley was formerly the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education at Deakin University (2013-18), Deputy Chair of Universities Australia’s Deputy Vice-Chancellors (Academic) (2018) and Deputy Chair of the Board of EduGrowth, Australia’s not-for-profit acceleration network for high-growth, scaleable, borderless education (2016-18). She now works as a higher education consultant, speaker and researcher focussing on digital education, micro-credentials, curriculum transformation, quality assurance and graduate employability. She is the founder and editor of the Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability.
Beverley’s leadership has been recognised through two national Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, several nationally-funded grants and two fellowships. In 2017, she was awarded Deakin University’s highest honour, the title of Alfred Deakin Professor, for her outstanding and sustained contribution to conceptualising the strategic enhancement of courses in the digital economy and furthering Deakin University’s research and scholarship in the field of higher education.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Masters of Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts (Hons), English & Italian
Graduate Diploma (Education)
- Oliver, B. (2019). Making micro-credentials work for learners, employers and providers. Melbourne, Australia, Deakin University.
- Crisp, G and Oliver, B. (2019). Re-imagining graduate achievement and employability in J. Higgs et al. (Eds.), Education for Employability: Learning for Future Possibilities (Volume 1). Brill Sense, 2019. 73-82.
- Oliver, B & Jorre de St Jorre, T. (2018) Graduate attributes for 2020 and beyond: recommendations for Australian higher education providers, Higher Education Research & Development, 37:4, 821-836.
- Jorre de St Jorre, T., Oliver, B. and Chamberlain, J. (2018). Digital disruption meets the academic timetable: start learning anytime. In M. Campbell, J. Willems, C. Adachi, D. Blake, I. Doherty, S. Krishnan, S. Macfarlane, L. Ngo, M. O’Donnell, S. Palmer, L. Riddell, I. Story, H. Suri & J. Tai (Eds.), Open Oceans: Learning without borders. Proceedings ASCILITE 2018Geelong (pp. 159-165).
- Jorre de St Jorre,T. & Oliver,B. (2018) Want students to engage? Contextualise graduate learning outcomes and assess for employability, Higher Education Research & Development, 37:1, 44-57.
- Oliver, B. (2016). Better 21C Credentials: evaluating the promise, perils and disruptive potential of digital credentials. Melbourne, Australia, Deakin University.
- Jorre de St Jorre, T., Johnson, L. & Oliver, B. (2016). Deakin Hallmarks: principles for employability credentials. In S. Barker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.). Proceedings ASCILITE 2016 (Adelaide),pp. 305-311.
- Oliver, B. (2013). Graduate attributes as a focus for institution-wide curriculum renewal: innovations and challenges, Higher Education Research and Development 32(3), 450-463
- Oliver, B. (2015). Redefining graduate employability and work-integrated learning: Proposals for effective higher education in disrupted economies. Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, 6(1): 56-65.
Principal Fellow, Higher Education Academy
National Teaching Fellow, Australian Learning and Teaching Council
English Breakfast tea with milk, thanks for asking 🙂
Quality Consultant & Auditor
Tania has more than 15 years experience in the VET Sector and more than 7 years in senior management roles. Tania’s appointment as a Compliance Manager in RTOs operating at a State and National level has provided her with extensive experience, knowledge and a deep understanding of the VET and RTO environments, as well as the compliance requirements of different registering and funding bodies and ISO standards.
In Tania’s various roles within the VET Sector, she has developed and established teams and quality management systems that ensured high performance, efficient, quality focused and compliant RTO operations.
Client Services Coordinator
Paula is an experienced business manager with a demonstrated history of working in the Allied Health and Manufacturing industries. Qualifications and extensive experience in HR and Operations, Paula has worked in the UK, Canada, India, Hong Kong, China and Australia in high level positions in both private and not-for-profit sectors. Most recently Paula was responsible for operational management of the Royal Flying Doctor Service at Alice Springs, NT, providing service to central Australia and surrounding remote Indigenous Communities covering an area of 1 million square kilometers.
Lead Consultant & Solicitor
Cicely has over a decade’s experience in general commercial, competition, consumer and corporate law. She has a passion for helping businesses thrive and navigate regulatory regimes to keep one step ahead of the competition. Cicely prides herself on her strong commercial acumen, developed over many years working closely with her clients and as a director of various companies. She is outcome driven, guides clients in navigating risk, and will think outside the box to resolve her clients’ issues.
Quality Consultant & Auditor
Kath has more than 13 years experience in the VET Sector. Having owned and operated an RTO , Kath has the hands on skills to provide pragmatic advice and solutions to training organisations and ensure compliance with both the registration standards and funding contracts.
Kath has expertise in funding contract compliance, data management, internal quality auditing, student file audits, assessment validation and governance.