Bastian Baumann is the Managing Director of EQAA European Quality Assurance Agency. In this capacity he is responsible for all major affairs of EQAA. He also works as an independent education consultant, drawing on more than 15 years of international experience.
He has helped developing National Qualifications Frameworks as well as the European Qualification Frameworks for lifelong learning and for higher education. He helps designing and improving national and institutional quality assurance systems. Furthermore, he works on strategic management and development and student-centred learning, teaching and assessment methodologies.
Bastian regularly works for education institutions, international organizations and public authorities to support and enhance the quality of their work. He has worked as a consultant for quality assurance agencies to align their procedures and standards for external quality assurance in TVET and higher education to international best practice. He works as a reviewer for various quality assurance agencies in Europe, The Middle East and Central Asia. In addition, he conducts trainings for reviewers of quality assurance agencies. Furthermore, he has been developing the concept of the European register of quality assurance agencies (EQAR).
Previously, Bastian has held various senior leadership positions in national and international organisations.