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Oversight and Monitoring of Research

  • Clinical Trial Governance and Strategy
  • Research Governance and Management
  • Research Integrity and Misconduct
  • Human  and Animal  Research Ethics
  • Biosafety and Biocontainment

Research Policy Development

  • Research Governance
  • Research Integrity
  • Organisational Governance

Research Risk and Safety Management

  • Research risk
  • Research audit and compliance assurance
  • Biosafety and Biocontainment
  • Disclosure of interests and conflicts of interest

Research Learning and Development

  • Development of research-related courses
  • Learning resource development

Our process is simple:
4 steps to success

Consultants who listen

1) We Listen

We listen to your requirements, ask you meaningful questions, and review.

2) We analyse

We analyse your information, review past projects, set benchmarks and baselines, and identify opportunities for development, enhancement and implementation.

Consultants who analyse

3) We set goals with you

We plan and set goals with you – goals that are realistic, relevant and achievable.

4) We implement

This is where you see real results, where we deliver optimal solutions through your vision, our experience and the magic of collaboration.

Consultants who collaborate

About Us

Consultant - Gordon McGurk

Gordon McGurk Ph.D., FGIA, GAICD

Gordon has a long history in research and in Government having spent 15 years as an Executive in the Australian Public Service, most recently working in the areas of policy development and implementation, particularly in the areas of clinical trial governance and research governance. Gordon is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a former Director of the Association of Biosafety Australia and New Zealand, and currently chair of an Australian Standards sub-committee on biosafety.  He chairs two Human Research Ethics Committees in Brisbane. He is also completing a Juris Doctor and also a Post-Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance.

Consultant - Nandini Doreswamy

Nandini Doreswamy MS, MCSE, DTM

Nandini is a qualified general surgeon with experience in trauma surgery and more than 18 years’ experience in technology, business strategy and policy. She has held senior leadership roles in health, information technology and communications in the federal government and in private enterprise, and has won several awards in business and in the community. She is an evangelist for science, technology and best practice methodology, with significant contributions to technical innovation, including data analytics. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the co-founder of three businesses that achieved great success in international trade facilitation, communications, and IT.

Consultant - Beth Akister

Beth Akister BA (Hons), Cert IV TAA, Voc Grad Cert Education & Training for Sustainability

Beth Akister has 12 years experience in the tertiary education sector working as a project manager, researcher, course developer and facilitator.

Beth specialises in qualitative and quantitative research, applied research, evaluation, accredited and non-accredited course and learning resource development and project management. Beth has undertaken projects for all levels of government informing policy, industry standards, learning development and training package renewal.

Past projects:
* Australia’s first accredited course in the Clinical Trial application, submission and review process.
* Development of a Vocational Graduate Certificate in Energy Efficiency for Facility Managers
* Course evaluation and the role and best practice of Home Sustainability Assessors
* Guideline development of an accreditation system for the Energy Services Sector
* National trades and professional training needs analysis for energy efficiency (COAG)
* National guideline process for integrating sustainability into Training Packages
* Resource developer, train-the-trainer and facilitator for the National VET Sector Skills for Sustainability Professional Development Program.

Consultant - Tim Dyke


Tim provides consultancy and leadership coaching services, following a diverse career as a veterinarian, academic, researcher and most recently as a senior executive in the Australian Public Service, working in the areas of human health research and ethics policy and chemicals and drug regulation.

Tim is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and holds a European Individual Accreditation from the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.

Tim has:

  • led development of government reforms in
    • harmonisation of multi-centre ethical review,
    • the inaugural Australian Health and Research Translation Centres,
    • national clinical trials governance, and
    • animal ethical review, and
  • provided consultancy services on reviews of international veterinary drug regulation, regulation of new technologies, review of partnership research centres.

Tim VinesTim Vines BA/LLB (hons), GDLP


Tim is a legal and regulatory reform professional, with a demonstrated ability to drive outcomes in health, innovation and science policy. An enrolled barrister and solicitor for the Australian Capital Territory, Tim has developed deep expertise in matters relating to the navigation of ethics and advancement of human rights. Tim has led a number of influential projects at the executive level of the public service, including reforms to research ethics, national clinical trials policy and research integrity. Tim also has over a decade of experience working in the non-government sector, developing social media campaigns, legislative proposals and internal governance arrangements, primarily relating to health rights and civil liberties.

Until recently, Tim was also the bioethicist on ACT Health’s Clinical Ethics Committee.

Tim is currently based in Wellington, New Zealand

Get in touch

Contact us on 0408 291 840 or send us a message:

PO Box 4171, Hawker, ACT 2614

PO Box 33, Wilston, QLD, 4031



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