Curtin Singapore
Curtin Singapore

Examination Board

The Examination Board ensures the assessments and examinations at Curtin Singapore are relevant and valuable to the teachings of the course.

Board members

Professor Robert Evans PhD (Chair)

Professor Robert Evans is the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Curtin Singapore with overall responsibility for the academic integrity of the campus programs. Professor Evans joined Singapore from Curtin’s Graduate School of Business (GSB), with which he had a long association, most recently as Professor in Accounting, and prior to this as its Director. Professor Evans has extensive international experience having held visiting appointments at the University of Bristol (UK), the University of St Thomas (St Paul, US) and Rajabhat Suan Dusit University (Thailand), in addition to consulting and teaching appointments in a number of countries. He has also been active in management training in Australia, in both private sector and government organisations. Prior to joining Curtin, he held several professional accounting and management positions within the energy sector.

Professor John Wood PhD

Professor Wood is currently Chief Executive Officer, University Programs Division with Navitas Limited, the largest publically listed private education provider in Australia. He has overall responsibility for all university programs conducted both in Australia and internationally for the Navitas Ltd group. Navitas Ltd  is an Australian global education leader providing  services to more than 80,000 students across a network of over 100 colleges and campuses in 27 countries. Prior to his current position, Professor Wood held senior positions with Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. He has also held executive leadership positions including in the Office of the Prime Minister and in State Government in the Departments of Premier and Cabinet, Australia.

Professor Jill Downie PhD

Professor Jill Downie is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Education of Curtin University.  In her role as DVC, Education, Professor Downie is responsible for the quality assurance processes of teaching and learning across the University: Curtin Teaching and Learning which includes teaching and learning, assessment, Curtin on-line, Open Universities Australia, course quality, awards and grants, professional development, learning technologies; Student Central; Student Support Services which include Counselling, Recreation and Health Services; Ethics Equity and Social Justice; the Library; and the Centre for Aboriginal Studies.

Associate Professor Simon Leunig

Associate Professor Simon Leunig is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, International of Curtin University. Simon has nearly 20 years experience in offshore marketing transnational and international education. He has vast experience in developing strategic alliances and education initiatives in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, including links with major Asian Universities. He has a Masters Degree in Education from UWA, a MBA from ECU as well as a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education from UWA, Simon has also graduated from the MDP for Higher Education Managers by Harvard University.

Mr Andrew Crevald

Mr Andrew Crevald is currently the Curtin College – College Director & Principal with Navitas Limited and is responsible for relationships with partner universities and all operations of the college. He brings with him over 24 years of experience in the education field having held senior roles in faculty, VC’s Office and planning roles with various universities.

Mr Andy Pakpoy

Mr Andy Pakpoy is the Centre Manager for Navitas English, Singapore. In his role as a Centre Manager, he is responsible for the management of educational delivery in accordance with the requirements of the regulatory environments of Australia and Singapore. Andy has more than 14 years experience in academic administration for ELICOS program.