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The Le Cordon Bleu Australia Academic Board members are as follows:

Emeritus Professor Roger Harris

Emeritus Professor Roger Harris

Chair (Independent)

Emeritus Professor of History and Sociology at University of South Australia

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), History and Sociology, University of Adelaide
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), History, University of Adelaide
  • Diploma in Education, Secondary Education and Teaching, University of Adelaide
  • Diploma in Teaching (Technical), Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching, Torrens College of Advanced Education

Other

  • Fellow, Australian College of Educators (FACE)
Professor Alan Bowen-James

Professor Alan Bowen-James

Board Member

Executive Dean and Chair of the Learning and Teaching Quality Committee at Le Cordon Bleu Australia

Qualifications include

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Philosophical Logic, Australian National University
  • Doctor of Science Education (DSE), Curtin University
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil), University of Sydney
  • Master of Laws (LLM), University of Sydney
  • Master of Jurisprudence (MJuris), University of Sydney
  • Master of Cognitive Science (MCogSc), University of New South Wales
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Deakin University
  • Master of Information Technology (MInfoTech), University of Wollongong
  • Master of the Built Environment [Project Management] (MBEnv), University of Technology Sydney
  • Master of Science (Mathematics) (MSc), Curtin University

Other

  • Fellow, Governance Institute of Australia (FGIA)
  • Fellow, Institute of Managers and Leaders (FIML)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (FCILT)
  • Professional Member, Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (PMIEEE)
  • Professional Member, Project Management Institute (PMPMI)
  • Member, American Marketing Association (MAMA)
  • Member, International Institute of Business Analysts (MIIBA)
Professor Alan Bowen-James

Professor Barry O'Mahony

Board Member

Dean at Le Cordon Bleu Australia

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Food and Cultural Studies, University of Melbourne
  • Master of Education (MEd), Victoria University
  • Bachelor of Business in Catering and Hotel Management, Victoria University
  • Diploma of Teaching (Technical Education)
  • University of Technology Sydney

Other

  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD)
Associate Professor Steven Goodman

Associate Professor Steven Goodman

Board Member (Independent)

Associate Professor of Marketing at The University of Adelaide

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Marketing, Supply Chain, Wine Industry, Adelaide Graduate School of Business, University of Adelaide
  • Graduate Certificate in Education (Higher Education), University of Adelaide
  • Bachelor of International Business (Honours 1), Flinders University

Other

  • Awarded Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation
Ms Diana Keilar

Ms Diana Keilar

Board Member

Quality, Standards & Compliance Manager & Chair, Quality Assurance Steering Group (QASG) at Le Cordon Bleu Australia

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts, Applied Linguistics, Macquarie University
  • Diploma of Teaching, Southern Cross University
Tom Milligan

Tom Milligan

Board Member

Technical Director at Le Cordon Bleu Australia

Qualifications

  • Diploma of Training & Assessment
  • Certificate in Advanced Cook Chill Systems
  • Certificate in Advanced Sous Vide Systems

Other

  • Australian Caterer of the Year (2016)
  • Australian Wedding Caterer of the Year (2015)
  • Member, Les Toques Blanches Executive Chef Association
  • Member, Australian Culinary Federation
  • Member, Academy Culinaire de France Australia
Paul Picksley

Paul Picksley

Board Member

Academic Director (Vocational Education) at Le Cordon Bleu Australia

Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Torrens University
  • Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources)
  • TAE40110 Certificate IV Training & Assessment
  • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
Professor Michele Simons

Professor Michele Simons

Board Member (Independent)

Dean and Professor of Education at Western Sydney University

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Education, University of South Australia
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services/Adult and Community Education), University of South Australia
Walter Wagner

Walter Wagner

Board Member (Independent)

Director, Walter Wagner Hospitality Solutions

Qualifications

  • Chef trade qualifications, Switzerland
  • Sous Vide cooking Technology, Ecole George Pralus, Briennon, France

Other

  • “Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole”, a Knighthood given by the French Ministry of Agriculture in recognition of his contribution to the development of the French Culinary Arts
  • Individual Diversity Laureate – Diversity@Work 2011 Employment & Inclusion Awards
  • Restaurateur of the Year Award, 2008, given by the International Food & Beverage Forum
  • Member of the International Food & Beverage Forum
  • Member of the Académie Culinaire de France
  • Honorary Board member of the International Ice Sculpture Association in Tokyo
Li Hwan Watt

Li Hwan Watt

Board Member

Academic Quality Manager (Higher Education) at Le Cordon Bleu Australia

Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), The University of South Australia
  • Graduate Diploma in Accounting, The University of South Australia
  • Bachelor of Finance, The University of South Australia
Ms Karen Williams

Ms Karen Williams

Board Member

Academic Registrar at Le Cordon Bleu Australia

Qualifications

  • Master of Education (MEd), Education, Deakin University
  • Bachelor of Education (BEd), Adult, Workplace and Vocational Education, University of South Australia
  • Diploma of Training and Assessment
  • Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
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