Board of Directors

As stated in the Cambridge International College Governance Charter; the Board of Directors assumes the responsibility for ensuring that CIC Higher Education Pty Ltd, fulfils its responsibilities as detailed in its mission and goals, in addition to ensuring that the College continues to meet its legal and financial obligations and responsibilities.

Emeritus Professor Alan Lindsay AM (Chair)

Alan Lindsay was appointed as an Emeritus Professor of Monash University following his retirement as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President in 2006. Since then, he has provided consulting services to universities and private higher education institutions on institutional strategy and management; quality assurance and improvement; audit processes; leadership development; and international education. He also has been involved extensively in higher education quality audit and accreditation processes for government agencies in Australia and overseas. He is a member of the Experts Register, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, and is an honorary auditor for the academic accreditation agencies in Saudi Arabia and Hong Kong. He has been an AUQA auditor and a Senior Chair for the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority.

Alan Lindsay served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic and Planning), Monash University, from 1997 until 2006 and as PVC of Macquarie University from 1990 to 1996. Alan’s career in senior management involved portfolios with responsibility for institutional planning; academic policy; the university’s overall course profile; the development of flexible, open, distance learning; quality assurance and improvement; staffing policies; access and equity; and international development. He played a major role in the planning and strategic management of Monash’s global academic organisation and program. He has served on two university governing councils, and also on the Board of Open Universities Australia and of several university companies. He has served on numerous sector and government committees.

Alan Lindsay’s contributions to higher education were recognised in 2014 Queen’s Birthday honours list with the award of Member (AM) in the Order of Australia.

Mr Matthew Scattarella

Mr Matthew Scattarella is a Principal with Baring Private Equity Asia, a position he has held since 2009.

Matthew holds an MBA and Bachelor of Science in Economics (magna cum laude), both from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr Sally Stafford

Dr Sally Stafford has extensive experience in the governance and strategic management of higher education institutions. She is currently a non-executive director of three private higher education colleges. As a consultant, she has had wide-ranging experience in advising universities and private higher education institutions on governance, institutional strategy and management; accreditation; quality assurance and improvement systems; leadership development; and international education initiatives. Prior to being a consultant, she held a senior management position at Monash University as Director of University Academic Projects and Services.

Sally has a particular interest in internationalisation and her research has focused on the development and review of transnational programs, and the particular characteristics of governance and senior management in transnational contexts. She has been Senior Advisor to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) Monash University, and is currently an auditor for the Hong Kong Council of Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. She also has had experience with Australian and international audits for AUQA, the VRQA and NSW DET.

Sally’s qualifications include an EdD (Higher Ed) (U. of Liverpool), a Graduate Diploma of Management (AGSM, UNSW) and a BA (Hons) (U. of Washington). She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Emeritus Professor Jim Jackson

Prior to his retirement from full time work in 2013, Jim worked in Singapore and Australia as Vice President – Academic, Kaplan Asia Pacific. Immediately before that he was Chair of the Academic Board and Foundation Dean of the Faculty of Law Southern Cross University. Jim is Emeritus Professor of Southern Cross University.

Jim has held positions at the Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, and at the University of Wollongong and Bond University.

He has written widely in the field of higher education law including papers on governance, regulation, dismissal processes, compulsory student unionism, marketing law, academic freedom, legal rights of international students, speech rights, and fiduciary obligations of university governing bodies. He has also published widely in the fields of corporate, commercial and competition law.

He has been an AUQA auditor and is on the TEQSA panel of experts.

Jim currently teaches into summer and winter schools in the Law School at the University of the South Pacific in Suva and Port Vila.