Assessment Committees

Institutional Accreditation

2020

Estonian Aviation Academy

Prof. emer. Mark Richardson University College Dublin Ireland
Pascal Revel Counselor for Science & Technology, French Embassy in Germany France
Mikko Paronen Vice President Sales, Patria Pilot Training Oy Finland
William Agius Deputy Head of the Centre for Aviation, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences Switzerland
Kristo Vallimäe Project Manager at Lennuliiklusteeninduse AS Estonia
Kalle Tammemäe Director of TalTech IT College Estonia
Mari Kasemets Student at TalTech Estonia

Estonian Business School

Agneta Bladh (Chair) Professor, Former Rector and State Secretary, University of Kalmar Sweden
Matthew Kitching (Secretary) Student, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University UK
Maarja Beerkens Assistant professor, Director of Studies, University of Leiden The Netherlands
Muhammad Abdul Rauf Dr, Head of the School of Business, Wittenborg University The Netherlands
Luis Carvalho Assistant Professor, Director of Master in Innovation Economics and Management, University of Porto Portugal
Martin Jes Iversen Vice Dean of International Education, Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School Denmark
Peeter Võrk Managing Director, Chairman of the Board, PW Partners Estonia

2019

Tallinn Health Care College

Anca Greere (Chair) Quality Assurance Manager, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education United Kingdom
Jarkko Ketolainen Head of School, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Eastern Finland Finland
Ruud Heijnen Coordinator of International Cooperation for the Faculty of Health, Program Coordinator for the master’s program Advanced Health Care, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Zuyd Hogeschool) The Netherlands
Marjatta Häsänen Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health and Well-being, Turku University of Applied Sciences Finland
Einike Pilli Rector, Estonian Free Church Theological Seminary Estonia
Raul Adlas Chief Doctor, Tallinn EMS Estonia
Tiina Freimann Head of Nursing, Tartu University Hospital Estonia
Laura Koppel Student (medicine), University of Tartu Estonia

Tartu Health Care College

Josette Denekens (Chair) Professor Emeritus, former Vice-Rector, University of Antwerpen Belgium
Johanna Heikkilä Advisor, Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences Finland
Lies van Gennip CEO/Chair Nictiz, National Center for eHealth and Standards The Netherlands
Barbara Schildberger Head of Degree Programme in Midwifery, Diversity Manager, University of Applied Sciences for Health Professions Upper Austria Austria
Jonathan Loose Research Associate, School of Advanced Studies, University of London; Institutional Reviewer, UK Quality Assurance Agency; Research Director, Stewards Company, Ltd. United Kingdom
Stella Polikarpus Lecturer, Estonian Academy of Security Sciences Estonia
Julia Lezik Nurse and Base Manager, Tartu Ambulance Foundation Estonia
Andra Õismaa Head of Training Center, AS Medicum Estonia
Rait Bessonov Student (medicine), University of Tartu; Assistant Doctor, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic of Tartu University Hospital Estonia

Estonian University of Life Sciences

Tove Blytt Holmen (Chair) Senior Advisor, The Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) Norway
Laima Taparauskiene Vice-Rector, Aleksandras Stulkinskis University Lithuania
Rik Leemans Professor, Head of Environmental Systems Analyses Group, Wageningen University and Research The Netherlands
Francisco Aguilar Professor, Deputy Research Director, Centre for Environmental and Research Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sweden
Alvija Šalaševičienė Director of Food Institute, Kaunas University of Technology Lithuania
Kathryn Moore Professor of Landscape Architecture, Birmingham City University United Kingdom
Liv Teresa Muth Member of the ESU Quality Assurance Student Experts’ Pool Germany

Estonian Academy of Security Sciences

Robin Bryant Chair; Professor, Cantebury Christ Church University United Kingdom
Kimmo Himberg Rector, Police University College Finland
Sergiu Vasile Professor, Dean, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Police Academy Romania
Mark Frederiks International cooperation advisor , Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatie Organisatie The Netherlands
Merle Tikk Deputy Director General of Häirekeskus Estonia
Matthew Kitching Student, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, ESU United Kingdom

2018

Tartu Theological Seminary and Baltic Methodist Theological Seminary

Gerrit Immink Chair; Professor Emeritus, Protestant Theological University The Netherlands
Jonathan Loose Director of Learning and Teaching, Heythrop College, University of London United Kingdom
Trygve Elliv Wyller Professor, Teoloogiateaduskond, Oslo Ülikool Norway
Heiki Haljasorg Philosophy teacher, Head of education programmes at Estonian Council of Churches Estonia
Ringo Ringvee Adviser, Ministry of the Interior

Estonia

Heidi Maiberg Student, University of Tartu Estonia

Lääne-Viru College

Paul Mitchell Chair; non-academic member; higher education expert, Director – Mega Mitchell Consulting Ltd. United Kingdom
Johanna-Kaisa Heikkilä Senior Advisor, JAMK University of Applied Sciences Finland
Ari Björkqvist Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Project Director for Haaga-Helia UAS; Export of Education founding a Hospitality Management School in Tallinn Finland
Danute Remeikiene Alytus College, Director Lithuania
Ben Bierings Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Sittard/Maastricht The Netherlands
Enn Listra Professor; Dean of the Faculty of Economics at Tallinn University of Technology Estonia
Britt Järvet Student member; Tallinn University; Chairman of Estonian Student Union Estonia

Euroacademy

(Euroakadeemia)

Helen Thomas Chairman, Freelance Education Consultant United Kingdom
Anca Greere Professor, Babes-Bolyai University; Assistant Director QAA, UK; Romania
Tanja Dmitrovič Professor, Vice-rector, University of Ljubljana Slovenia
Olav Aarna SA Kutsekoda Estonia
Anne Perkiö Head of International Business Programme, Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences Finland
Roger Levy Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom
Tuula Tuhkanen Professor, University of Jyväskylä Finland
Jekaterina Masenko student, Tallinna Tehnikaülikool Estonia
Johanna Mattila Professor, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sweden

2017

Estonian Academy of Arts

(Eesti Kunstiakadeemia)

John Butler (Chair) Professor, Chief Executive Officer, EQ-Arts United Kingdom
Mark Dunhill Dean of Academic Programmes, University of the Arts London United Kingdom
Marjan Hester Groot Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Holland
Žilvinas Lilas Professor, Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln Germany
Christine Pybus CIT Crawford College of Art and Design Ireland
Merja Salo Professor, Aalto University Finland
Maren Schmohl Vice dean, Academy of Applied Design, Art and Media Germany
Jari Kukkonen Vitalonga OÜ Estonia
Emma Järvenpää Student member, Leiden University Holland

2016

Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

(Eesti Muusika- ja Teatriakadeemia)

Mist Thorkelsdottir (Chair) Senior Advisor to the Dean on International Relations, Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California Iceland
Hannu Apajalahti Sibelius Academy/University of the Arts Helsinki Finland
Eirik Birkeland Norwegian Academy of Music Norway
Mateusz Celmer Student member, Wrocław University of Technology Poland
Jari Kukkonen Vitalonga OÜ Estonia

The Institute of Theology of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church

(EELK Usuteaduste Instituut)

Aila Marjatta Lauha (Chair) Professor, University of Helsingi Finland
Helen Thomas Higher education consultant UK
Hendrik Michael (Erik) Martijnse Director of Higher Education, Dutch Inspectorate of Education Holland
Heidi Maiberg Student member, University of Tartu Estonia

2015

Tartu Art College

(Tartu Kõrgem Kunstikool)

Paul Mitchell (Chair) Mega Mitchell Consulting Ltd, Director UK
Maren Schmohl Merz Academie, Academy of Applied Design, Art and Media, Vice-Rector Germany
Krista Tuulik Innovation and Business Centre, Technology Transfer Manager, Tallinn University of Technology Estonia
Emma Järvenpää Student member; Leiden University Holland

Euroacademy

(Euroakadeemia)

Ivo Matser (Chair) Twente School of Management Business School The Netherlands
Pille Juhkov Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences, student Estonia
Johann Schneider Consultant and expert on higher education politics Germany
Helen Thomas Higher education consultant UK

University of Tartu

(Tartu Ülikool)

Gillian Mary King (Chair) The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, former Deputy Director UK
Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen President of Euroscience and European Universities Association Denmark
Tõnu Pekk Entrepreneur, SAGA Family Office, CEO Estonia
Kert Pütsepp University of Cambridge, King`s College, student Estonia
Barbara A. Sawrey University of California, Dean, WASC Liaison Officer USA

2014

Lääne-Viru College

(Lääne-Viru Rakenduskõrgkool)

David Cairns (Chair) Director, Quality Assurance Research for Higher Education Ltd. UK
Johanna Kaisa Heikkilä Senior Adviser, JAMK University of Applied Sciences Finland
Toomas Kuuda Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Head of Pärnu Office Estonia
Danute Rasimaviciene Vilniaus Kolegija/University of Applied Sciences Lithuania
Joosep Raudsepp Tallinn University, student Estonia

TKK University of Applied Sciences

(Tallinna Tehnikakõrgkool)

Gillian Mary King (Chair)….. The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, former Deputy Director UK
Dieter Leonhard Mannheimi University of Applied Sciences, rector Germany
Vaidotas Viliūnas Principal of Marijampolė’s College Lithuania
Toomas Kuuda Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry  Estonia
Martin Holm Estonian National Defence College, student Estonia

Tallinn University of Technology

(Tallinna Tehnikaülikool)

Geoffrey W. Chase (Chair) San Diego State University, professor USA
Muzio M. Gola Turin Technical University, professor Italy
Alex N. Eberle University of Basel, professor Switzerland
Andreas Moesgaard Christiansen Technical University of Denmark, student Denmark
Ott Pärna Estonian Investment Corporation Ltd Estonia
Paul Rullmann Delft University of Technology The Netherlands

Tallinn University

(Tallinna Ülikool)

Malcolm C. Cook(Chair) University of Exeter, Emeritus Professor UK
Carmen Fenoll Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha Spain
Andrew S. Goodspeed South East European University, Provost Macedonia
Richard C. Osborn WASC Senior College and University Commission USA
Helka Urponen University of Lapland; PhD, Docent Finland
Karina Ufert University of Vilnius, student Lithuania

Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences

(Eesti Ettevõtluskõrgkool Mainor)

Clare Morris
(Chair)
Consultant of higher education, QAA UK
Toomas Kuuda Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Estonia
Ivo Matser Twente School of Management Business School The Netherlands
Danute Rasimaviciene Vilniaus Kolegija Lithuania
Joosep Raudsepp Tallinn University, student Estonia

2013

Estonian Aviation Academy

(Eesti Lennuakadeemia)

Johann Schneider(Chair) Consultant and expert on higher education politics Germany
Eeva-Liisa Antikainen Humak University of Applied Sciences,
Vice President
Finland
Jonas Stankunas Antanas Gustaitis’ Aviation Institute, director Lithuania
Vadim Stroitelev LGS – Latvian Air Navigation Services Latvia
Tanel Joala TTK University of Applied Sciences, student Estonia

Estonian Military Academy

(Kaitseväe Akadeemia)

Paul Mitchell(Chair) Mega Mitchell Consulting Ltd, director UK
Maarja-Liisa Maasik Estonian Academy of Security Sciences, student Estonia
Kolonel Egils Lešcinskis National Defence Academy, rector Latvia
Hannu Kiehelä Training institute of Prison and Probation Services, director Finland
Major Hardi Lämmergas Air Surveillance Wing Commander Estonia

Estonian Business School

Finn Junge-Jensen(Chair) Copenhagen Business School Denmark
Therese Anne Cannon Higher Education Consultant USA
Arlene Mlodzik American Business School France
Talvi Pihl Tallinn University of Technology, student Estonia
Jari Stenvall University of Lapland Finland

The Estonian Information Technology College

(Eesti Infotehnoloogia Kolledž)

Gillian Mary King (Chair) QAA UK
Paolo Enrico Camurati School of Information Technologies Italy
Janno Jõgeva University of Tartu, student Estonia
Rain Rebane Elion Ettevõtted AS Estonia
Tapani Äijänen Jyväskylän Ammattikorkeakoulu Finland

 2012

Tallinn Health Care College

(Tallinna Tervishoiu Kõrgkool)

Tartu Health Care College

(Tartu Tervishoiu Kõrgkool)

Ruud Heijnen(Chair) Zuyd University of Applied Sciences The Netherlands
Johanna Kaisa Heikkilä Jyväskylän Ammatikorkeakoulu Finland
Ain Aaviksoo PRAXIS Estonia
Rille Pihlak University of Tartu, student Estonia
Liis Rooväli Ministry of Social Affairs Estonia

Institute of Economics and Management

(Majanduse ja Juhtimise Instituut)

Juha Kettunen (Chair) Turun Ammattikorkeakoulu, rector Finland
Tatjana Prokofieva Moscow Institute of Economics and Law, rektor Russian Federation
Ole Espen Rakkestad Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education Norway
Peter Gornicheff Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Estonia
Alexandra Vasilkioti Estonian Business School, üliõpilane Estonia

Estonian University of Life Sciences

(Eesti Maaülikool)

Michael Emery (Chair) International Higher Education Adviser UK
Birgitta Malmfors Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sweden
Cees Karssen Wageningen University, professor The Netherlands
Eero Puolanne University of Helsinki, professor Finland
Margus Tiru University of Tartu, student Estonia
Olev Kalda Veterinary and Food Board Estonia

2011

Estonian Academy of Security Sciences

(Sisekaitseakadeemia)

David Woodhouse (esimees) Commission for Academic Accreditation in the UAE Australia
Luc De Vos Royal Military Academy Belgium
Seppo Kolehmainen National Police Board Finland
Tõnu Niilo Estonian National Defence College, student Estonia