Coordinator, Open Education Working Group, and Senior Consultant, SeroHE

Paul Bacsich became a full-time consultant in April 2004. He now works partly for Sero Consulting Ltd and partly for his own company Matic Media Ltd. He is also Coordinator of the Open Education Working Group on a pro bono basis and an active mentor. His current interests are in leadership in e-learning, via the D-TRANSFORM project.

He was at the Open University for 24 years, finally as co-founder/Assistant Director of the Knowledge Media Institute. In 1996 he became a Professor at Sheffield Hallam University for the Virtual Campus Programme, and the Telematics in Education Research Group (TERG). In 2005 he became a consultant to the HE Academy, for the benchmarking e-learning Programme, then for Pathfinder Phase 1 and more recently for the Gwella benchmarking and enhancement project in Wales. He has personally benchmarked over 20 universities and his team have benchmarked over 40. Benchmarking is now one of the core activities of Matic Media Ltd, with activities in England, Wales, Sweden and Canada.