William Renwick

Grad Dip Bus Studies (Accounting), Grad Dip Ed, M.Com (Accounting)

Bill has had many years of commercial management and systems accounting experience as well as accounting academic experience.

He wrote and produced numerous successful accounting, law and job search video learning programs for the professional accounting bodies and legal publishers.

He has been involved with the Skilled Migration Internship Program – Accounting (or SMIPA) since its inception and has established QIBA’s SMIPA in all Australian capital cities.

Michael Moynahan

B.A. (Deakin), M.A.(R.I.T.S.), Grad Cert – TESOL (Wollongong)

Mr Michael Moynahan has worked as a manager in a variety of fields including retail, summer camps and now in education. He has more than ten years of experience teaching around the world. Apart from Australia, he has also taught in North America, South America and China.

Mr Moynahan developed an English for Academic Purposes program in the College of International Business at Shenyang Normal University in China. This program prepared Chinese students to take courses with the American University, Fort Hays State University.

From 2011 – 2013, Mr Moynahan was the QIBA Director of Studies in the English for Academic Studies program at Tianjin University of Science and Technology. After successfully managing this program, he was appointed to his current position at QIBA in Australia. His current responsibilities include overseeing QIBA’s overseas partnerships.

Simon Chaplin

B.A, Dip Ed. M.A (TESOL)

Simon Chaplin is the National Director of the Professional Year Programs for QIBA. As Professional Year Director he is responsible for the quality assurance and the teaching and management of the course Australia wide.

Simon has been working in Academic and Program Management since 2005 and has worked as a Director of Studies and Academic Manager in different positions in Sydney. Before moving into management he worked for many years as an English Language teacher which included 6 years in Hong Kong and 3 years in London.

Simon finds that one of the most interesting aspects of directing a professional year program is the cultural diversity part of it. Meeting and talking with participants from many different cultures all over Australia is a rewarding and enriching experience. Another enjoyable aspect of the position is attending the graduations around Australia. It is very motivating to hear the success stories of the Professional Year participants in terms of work outcomes and confidence building.