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 Linley Lord (Chair)

Professor Linley Lord has been Pro Vice-Chancellor and President of Curtin Singapore since 2018. She plays a critical role in strengthening Curtin Singapore’s relationships with industry and government and enhancing its reputation in teaching and research.

Professor Lord commenced with Curtin in 2001 and has held a number of significant positions including as a member of the University Council and Council Executive and Chair of the Academic Board. She is the Co-Lead of the Curtin Athena SWAN project and was the inaugural Academic Director of the Curtin Leadership Centre. She is the Director of the Maureen Bickley Centre for Women in Leadership and was part of the AusAid Leadership for Development Program at Curtin.

Her research interests are in gender and leadership, leadership, feminist research methods and qualitative research methods. She holds a Doctor of Business Administration and a Postgraduate Diploma Business (Human Resource Development) from Curtin and a Bachelor of Science from the University of WA.

Wong Lee Nah

Wong Lee Nah is the Director of Academic Services at Curtin Singapore since 2010. She oversees operational and management activities in the academic area, including planning and developing systems and procedures to improve operating quality and efficiency. Her responsibilities encompass leading a team in the provision of a range of academic services to the Curtin Singapore community and for facilitating the development and delivery of academic policies and procedures in support of teaching and assessment.

Dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the mission and values of Curtin Singapore, Lee Nah serves on a number of committees, including the Executive Committee of Curtin Singapore and other committees in support of learning and teaching. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Victoria University.

Nick Swallow

Nick Swallow is the Director of Studies for the English Pathway program in Curtin Singapore. He joined Curtin Singapore in 2013 as an English teacher, taking on his current responsibilities from 2016 onwards. He plays a key role in enabling international students to raise their English language skills before they take on the challenges of tertiary education. He also works closely with the teaching team to ensure courses are delivered at a consistently high level of quality.

Nick has been working in the field of English-language teaching for over 20 years. He has spent many years working together with international students in Singapore as a teacher, teacher trainer, and department head. He holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Manchester, UK, and a Master of Applied Linguistics from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University.

Vivian Poh

Vivian Poh is the Associate Director of Academic Services at Curtin Singapore. Vivian joined Curtin Singapore in 2017 and moved into her current role in 2021. She provides direction, leadership and oversight for Academic Services, Assessments and Progressions, as well as services for student experience and engagement. Vivian is a strong advocate for a student-centred environment and high-quality student services. She is a member of the Curtin Singapore Executive Committee and serves on other committees related to learning and teaching.