Anthony McClaran, CEO, TEQSA


From: Wednesday February 13, 2019, 12:30 pm

To: Wednesday February 13, 2019, 2:00 pm

ANTHONY McCLARAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)


Before joining TEQSA as CEO in October 2015, Anthony McClaran was the Chief Executive of the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) for six years (2009-2015) and prior to that the Chief Executive of the UK’s national agencies for higher education admissions, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) and the Graduate Teacher Training Registry (GTTR) between 2003 and 2009.


Anthony has held several leadership positions in the higher education sector, including roles in the University of Warwick and the University of Hull. He was previously a member of the Board of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA).


Anthony is a member of the Board of the International Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) and the Advisory Council of the US Council for HE Accreditation (CHEA) International Quality Group. He is currently on the steering groups for the National Student Partnership Project and the National Peer Assessment Project, and is a member of the Audit Committee of the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) and the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AUASB).


Anthony has held a number of school governance appointments, and was Deputy Chair of Governors at the John Lyon School and Chair of Governors at All Saints’ Academy, both in the UK,  before moving to Australia in 2015 to take up his current position.



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