Justin Fenech

Dr. Justin Fenech graduated from the University of Malta as a Doctor of Laws (LLD). He was highly active in student representation, being elected as President of the Kunsill Studenti Universitarji (KSU) and as Chairperson of the European Students Union (ESU). Through his endeavours he has gained considerable experience in multi-level stakeholder consultations at national and international levels. In addition, Dr. Fenech, as a qualified and practicing notary specialising in work with NGOs, has consulted in the administrative and legal setup and initial networking strategies of a number of national and international organisations. Dr. Fenech has given keynote speeches at conferences organised by the European Commission, UNESCO, OECD amongst others. He authored two articles on quality assurance in ICT Enhanced Learning: “E-Learning: A means to what end? Towards an E-learning Society” published by the European Commission; “ELearning: How can we achieve an effective and Qualitative Learning Experience?” “World Wide Work: Filtering of Online Content in a Globalised World” published by VU University Press, Amsterdam. He also oversaw the creation of European Register of Quality Assurance Agencies (EQAR) as a member of the E4 group and was commissioned by UNESCO to produce a research document on the use of the UNESCO/OECD Guidelines for Quality in Cross-border Higher Education. Dr. Fenech has developed a quantitative methodology for stakeholder analysis and sustainability planning, based on best practice from the World Health Organisation and the World Trade Organisation. The Knowledge Innovation Centre has also developed software tools to support this. More recently, Dr. Fenech has acted as managing director of the Knowledge Innovation Centre, and has authored a series of articles on the Bologna Process for the National Commission on Higher Education.