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Senior Consultants


HEED Consulting is a collaboration between highly experienced nationally and internationally respected educators.

Denise Chalmers AM

Senior Consultant


Denise Chalmers is Professor Emeritus, The University of Western Australia.  For over 25 years she has demonstrated leadership and innovation in Higher Education. In 2014  she was awarded an Australian Award for University Teaching Citation. In 2015 she received an OLT National Senior Teaching Fellowship to explore Recognising and rewarding university more

Mark Israel

Senior Consultant


Mark Israel provides advice to public and private higher education institutions and government organisations in Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

Mark is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the United Kingdom, a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators (2010) and was appointed Fellow (2009) and Discipline Scholar (2010) by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council. He received: the Prime Minister’s Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year in 2004 and two grants from the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching to support the professional development of sessional staff

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Janice Orrell

Senior Consultant

Janice Orrell is Professor of Higher Education at Flinders University. Since 2008 she has been a consultant to universities in the fields of assessment, work-integrated learning, education for practice, quality assurance, research education and leadership and management in higher more

Jane Long

Senior Consultant


Jane Long is an independent board director, higher education consultant and adviser who specialises in institutional strategy, executive mentoring, academic change management, quality and risk assessment, and the creation and maintenance of effective teams in diverse higher education settings. Jane prioritises effective problem-solving, and values-driven, people-centric approaches in all that she does.

She was most recently Provost at the University of Tasmania.  Prior to that, she was Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Melbourne’s La Trobe University and has also held senior and executive positions at the University of Western Australia. For more than two decades, she has led successfully significant institutional portfolios including International; Research and Research Services; Teaching and Learning; Student Life; Academic Culture; and Academic Workforce more

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Lee Partridge

Senior Consultant


Lee Partridge is an educator and academic developer with more than 15 years experience. She has successfully developed and lead institutional-wide initiatives that have have been recognised with national awards for excellence in Programs that Promote Learning (2006, 2011, 2013). She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Research and  Development Society of more

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