Mr Robert Fearnside
BEd, BEcon, MBA
Robert Fearnside recently retired from the position of Deputy Executive Director (Academic) of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. He was formerly the Deputy Director of the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority(VRQA) in Australia with responsibility for registration of VET and higher education providers and the accreditation of qualifications in VET, higher education and senior secondary sectors.
Prior to working at the VRQA, Robert was the Director of the Victorian Qualifications Authority. Robert was also a Director in the Victorian Auditor General's Office (VAGO) with responsibility for audits and reviews of TAFE Institutes and universities. Before joining VAGO he as an Assistant General Manager with the Victorian Department of Education with responsibility for the triennial review programme for Victorian government schools.