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Gad Lim is Principal Research Manager, leading research on the assessment of writing and speaking and on IELTS. His research work is informed by many years of experience as an examiner, item writer, test designer, and test development manager. He has also taught in higher education and trained language teachers and testers in Asia, North America, and Europe. Gad reviews for all major language testing journals, and has published articles and chapters on language teaching, performance testing, raters and rating scales, test validation, standard setting, and on the CEFR. His PhD is from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.