About Us


House of Montrose Ltd. (HoM)

HoM is a New Zealand registered limited liability company which trades as

 House of Montrose Education and Business Consultants 
New Zealand Curriculum Design Institute 

House of Montrose was founded in 2006 by Susan F. Graham after over thirty years of teaching, management and leadership experience across diverse educational sectors in New Zealand, the United States and England.
Susan founded House of Montrose with a view in meeting the need for international quality qualifications, capacity-building courses, research and consulting services in the higher-tertiary education and business sectors. 
All qualifications and services provided by House of Montrose are customised to support adult learners and academic personnel capacity-building related to teaching, facilitation, curriculum design, academic management, academic leadership, academic quality assurance and research to achieve business and educational goals.

 We Value:
Courage, Chivalry and Christian and Community Service to Others

Our Logo
The company logo was inspired by the clan shield and its unique features and characteristics.

About the Founder and Chief Executive Director...

Susan F. Stevenson (nee Graham)

Susan F. Stevenson (nee Graham)

 DipTchg, HDipTchg, AdDipTchg, CTT, BritScrtDip, DipRec&Sp,   
AISTD (Ball. London), AISTD (Lat. London), MNZFATD (Lat.NZ)
BEd, PGDip Arts (Education), GradDipCD&AL(Hons) and M.Ed (University of Otago)

Founder and Chief Executive Director

Susan has been successfully engaged in advanced educational, academic and business leadership, facilitation and research activities for over 30 years in New Zealand.  Susan has lead or contributed to numerous quality degree qualification designs or re-development projects and was appointed as an NZQA degree approval and accreditations panellist/chair in 2010.  She has held managerial and leadership roles, in school, museum, private, polytechnic, wananga, pacific island, business and university contexts. Areas of specialist expertise include institutional and staff capacity building, curriculum design and advanced transformational learning by individuals and organisations.

 Consulting work focus is generally on organisational quality development, quality facilitation and learning, curriculum design, effective and continuously improving quality management systems and applied leadership. Susan was been a USA, UNESCO Scholarship Recipient, chaired NZQA Subject Advisory Group, Research and Ethics committees and won awards for her research.  She has held a range of senior management and leadership roles which include; University Staff Developer, Senior Lecturer, Department Head and Research Fellow, specialist Degree Programme Curriculum Advisor/Designer/Developer, NZQA Approvals and Accreditations Advisor, National Academic Manager, company and charitable trust directorships as well as held a variety of professional, research and educational and professional Society’s leadership positions and editorial roles. She is currently the President of the International Higher Education Curriculum Designer & Academic Leadership Society.

Susan founded House of Montrose Limited in 2006, and is now a ‘hands on’ Chief Executive Director of this leading business and education consulting company who trades as ‘NZCDI Business and Education Consultants’ and the highly successful ‘New Zealand Curriculum Design Institute’, a NZQA Registered and Approved Course Owner organisation. 

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