QESP Committee Members are elected each year at the AGM (normally as part of the ACOSM Conference). If you have an interest in serving on the Committee, please use the Contact Form.
Ted is Managing Director, Montrose Computer Services Pty Limited, former National Chairman, Software Quality Association (SQA) and former ASMA/SQA NSW Chairman. His specialties are Software Process Improvement, Software Project Management, Software Quality Assurance & Testing and Software Risk Management.
Ted has project managed numerous IT process improvement and certification programs and is a qualified ISO 9001, ISO 20000 and ISO 27001 lead auditor. He has run many training courses in Australia and overseas and has consulted to a wide range of clients, including Australia Post, Australian Quarantine & Inspection Service, Optus, RailCorp NSW and RTA NSW. Ted is a member of the Australian Computer Society.
Jeff is a founding member of the Software Quality Association (NSW) and has been the treasurer of SQA (NSW) and now QESP for some 20 years.
Jeff has been employed with the Department of Education and Training for close to 20 years as an IT Auditor and prior to that with Westpac Banking Corporation within their IT Security unit.
Pam is the Managing Director of Total Metrics and has over 20 years experience in the area of Software Measurement. She was a founding member of the Australian Software Metrics Association (ASMA) and held a position on the executive for 10 years including the position of President. Pam was a founding member of International Software Benchmarking Standards Group (ISBSG) and has represented Australia on that committee since 2001, and in 2007 was elected as Vice President. She represents Standards Australia as the international project editor of the ISO standard 14143-1 and 2 for Functional Size Measurement.
Pam has been an IFPUG Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS) since 1994, and a COSMIC Certified Practitioner and a Certified Software Measurement Specialist (CSMS Level 3) since 2006. In 2006 she was awarded the Australian ITP Lifetime Achievement Award for her services to the IT Industry. Pam is a regular guest speaker on the topic of software metrics at numerous international conferences in the USA, China , Japan, India, South Korea, New Zealand, Germany, South Africa , Spain, Italy and the UK. Pam is a member of the Australian Computer Society.
Ms Robyn Lawrie is a director and principle consultant for CHARISMATEK Software Metrics. She has more than 35 years of IT Industry experience. A major focus of her career is the improvement of the software process in general and, in particular, the use of metrics in Software Requirements Management.
Robyn provides consultancy and training services in Software Measurement, both in Australia and internationally. She is speaker at various conferences, such as the Australian Conference on Software Measurement (ACOSM) and International Function Point Users Group (IFPUG). She is a member of a number of IFPUG Working Committees.
Robyn is the Subject Matter Expert and Product Manager for CHARISMATEK’s Function Point WORKBENCH™.
Julian is previous NSW State Chairman of the Australian Computer Society and was founder of the Australian Information Technology Society. He has presented papers at conferences in the UK, USA, New Zealand, Australia, and throughout Asia. He was editor of the popular Australian magazine 'SoftWare' and has written many published articles for a variety of IT and business publications. He is a member of the Australian Computer Society and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.