Nilesh Thomas

ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

After gaining a first class degree in Electronics and a diploma in Sound Recording & Engineering, Nilesh started his career as a recording engineer adding numerous songs, commercials and soundtracks to his credit before stepping into academia. He spent 15 years in Malaysia, where he led curriculum design, delivery and quality assurance of undergraduate music courses in partnership with UK universities and Berklee College of Music. During this time he furthered his education to earn a Master of Music Technology (MMusTech) degree with distinction from University of Newcastle, Australia. Nilesh is also an Avid Certified Instructor for ProTools and an Apple Distinguished Educator recognised for the application of technology and innovation in music education. During his academic career in Malaysia, Nilesh remained active in the professional industry and mixed Front of House (FOH) sound and produced a number of live concerts. His professional and academic interests include live sound engineering, acoustics, digital audio, blended learning, learning technologies, and outcome and challenge based learning. Nilesh leads curriculum development, digital learning initiatives, institutional partnerships and academic quality assurance at True School, and teaches live sound engineering courses.

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