Senior Management


Dr. Peter Cartwright – CEO

Dr Peter Cartwright has been with CIC Higher Education since 2014, first as Director of Higher Education, then Executive Dean in 2017 and since 2018 the Chief Executive Officer. Peter has over 25 years’ experience in tertiary education roles.

Prior to coming to CIC Higher Education, Peter was Associate Dean – International and Development at La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia. He has wide experience in international education which has taken him to over 20 countries across Asia, Europe and South America. From 1998 to 1999 he was the Marie Curie European Postdoctoral Fellow in Milan, Italy.

Peter has been a member of various committees and boards including La Trobe University’s International Strategy Committee and is on the TEQSA Register of Experts. Peter’s academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Science (Honours), PhD from La Trobe University, and Graduate Certificates in Business Administration and Higher Education.

Gerald Ng – Dean

Gerald Ng is the Dean at CIC Higher Education where he has oversight of governance processes and is responsible for quality management. Gerald has extensive experience in the higher education sector and has previously held leadership positions at the Australian Institute of Higher Education and Kaplan Australia. He is passionate about education and committed to providing students with a quality educational experience at CIC Higher Education.