David attended Vaucluse Boys High School. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Law degrees from the University of New South Wales and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Sydney. He is a former member of the Australian Takeovers Panel, the ASX Capital Markets Panel and its Disciplinary Tribunal. He is currently on the Adara Panel and the Corporations Committee of the Law Council of Australia.
Judyth has chaired academic reviews in Sweden, Hong Kong, Canada, UK and Oman, and is a past president of the Australian Association for Research in Education and a former member of the Executive of the Australian College of Educators.
His research areas include citizenship, resilience, piracy and the future of universities. James has authored over 100 articles and in 2017 released the book Property, Place and Piracy. James is a regular media commentator appearing on ABC TV and hosts the podcast ‘Sociologic’.
James is a member of the Australian Research Council: Excellence in Research for Australia 2015 Evaluation Committee, a member of the panel of experts for the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), on the committee of the Australian Human Rights Education Council, a member of the peer review committee Australian Awards for University Teaching, is the Chair of Diversity Arts Australia and a research fellow at The Centre for Policy Development.
Carol has recently been an advisor in education to the NSW Education Minister. She was formerly the Chief Executive of the Board of Studies, and Acting Chief Executive of the NSW Institute of Teachers.
Carol is a recognised expert in teaching and educational standards, as well as educational measurement.
In 2014 Carol was awarded the Professional Teachers Council Award of NSW for Exceptional Service.