About the Author
Tim is currently employed as a Business Analyst with the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), he works with industry professionals from organisations such as Google and the Open Education Resource (OER) Foundation to provide expert advice and demonstrate innovative solutions which support open access research output and open educational resources at USQ. Tim has worked with systems and protocols which support research output, since 2006.
During his career he has worked on various projects developing data migration software as well as installing, testing and configuring Institutional Repository (IR) software. Tim accepted the role of technical officer during the first round of the CAUL Australasian Institutional Repository Support Service (CAIRSS) project where he forged invaluable relationships and gained a national reputation for providing technical assistance while working closely with the Australian IR community and agencies such as the Australian Research Council (ARC). Tim has presented twice at the International Conference on Open Repositories and is excited about continuing his work in the field of open access and open educational resources.