Chief Academic Officer

Carina Fagan

A skilled awarding professional, since 2002 Carina has gained considerable experience as a senior leader in the education sector. Carina has specialist expertise in educational assessment, regulatory compliance, quality assurance and qualification design.

Carina has spent much of her career driving high-stakes strategic, operational, commercial and regulatory projects in the educational awarding sector. Working with employers, trade bodies, regulatory authorities, government departments and awarding organisations in the UK and European Union, Carina has developed national and multi-national standards and qualifications strategies, across a wide range of industry sectors.

Holding a Master’s Degree in Education and numerous quality assurance, teaching and assessment practitioner qualifications, Carina is currently undertaking doctorate level study via a PhD in Education, whereby her research interests include education policy and regulation, assessment pedagogy and trans-national qualification frameworks.