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STEPHANIE BURTON

University of Pretoria, South Africa, Professor and Senior Adviser, Future Africa

Jennifer Martin

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), University of Wollongong, Australia

Анара Егиналиева

Foundation for Tolerance International (FTI), Kyrgyzstan, Director

Alicia Herbert

FCDO, UK, Director for Education, Gender and Equality

Dr Zaid Omar

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Senior Lecturer / Former Director of Holistic Student Division, MoHE

Wan Yi Lim

Anglo-Chinese Independent School, Singapore, Student (IB)

Gang Lu

Technode, China, CEO

Jim Ridgway

School of Education, Durham University, Emeritus Professor

Rachel Sandison

University of Glasgow, Vice-Principal, External Relations

Janaka Pushpanathan

Director South India British Council

Nico Jooste

AfriC - African Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation in South Africa, Founding Member and Director

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, USA

Vivienne Stern

Universities UK International, UK, Director

Christos Michalakelis

Harokopio University of Athens, Assistant Professor / Project Manager of Study in Greece

Chryssi Vitsilaki

University of Aegean, Greece, Rector

Dhanjay Jhurry

University of Mauritius, Vice-Chancellor & ACU Council Member

Abdul Tawab Balakarzai

MoHE, Afghanistan, Deputy minister for academic affairs 

jonathan jansen

Stellenbosch University, South Africa, Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Education

Jeyhun Karamov

State Agency on Vocational Education, Azerbaijan, Deputy Director

Harischandra Abeygunawardene

National Education Commission / Kelaniya University, Sri Lanka, Chair / Former Vice Chancellor

Ricardo Nobrega

Faculdade de Tecnologia de Indaiatuba, Brazil ,Coordinator

Vinay Vimalan

Capital Placement, UK, CEO

Julie Hsu

Grok Global Services , Southeast Asia Marketing Manager

Linda O'Neill

University of Dundee, International Marketing Manager

Malek Kochlef

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Tunisia, Director General, International Cooperation

Nataliia Stukalo

National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance, Ukraine, Deputy Head

Manju Singh

University Grants Commission , India, Joint Secretary, International Cell

Candace Brunette-Debassige

University of Western Ontario, Canada, Special Advisor to the Provost (Indigenous Initiatives)

Simon Rofe

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS, Reader in Diplomatic and International Studies

nona mcduff

Solent University, Southampton, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Students and Teaching

Jacob (won jun) lee

Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea, Professor

Jernej Pikalo

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Professor of Political Science

Louise Thomas

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Deputy Director, Global Science and Emerging Technology Department

Sue Harrison

University of Cape Town, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Internationalisation

Leid Zejnilovic

Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal, Chair, Data Science for Social Good Europe; Professor Nova SBE

Aubrey Matemba

Ministry of Labour, Malawi, Director of Technical and Vocational Training Skills and innovation

Graham Long

Newcastle University, UK, Senior Lecturer

Almut Caspary

British Council, Higher Education, Research Strategy Co-ordinator

Maria Tsakali

British Council, Greece, Head of Education

Kate Ewart-Biggs

British Council, Interim Chief Executive

Susana Galván

British Council, Country Director South Africa

Richard Fleming

British Council, Portugal, Head of Education and Culture

Euro Beinat

Prosus Group/Naspers/University of Salzburg, Austria, Global Head of Data Science and AI/Professor of Data Science

Meriel Flint-OKane

Association of Commonwealth Universities, Head of Programmes

David Corke

Association of Colleges, Director of Education and Skills Policy

Nishat Riaz

British Council Pakistan, Education Director

Zia Ul Qayyum

Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan, Vice Chancellor

Muhammad Ali

Quaid e Azam University, Pakistan, Vice Chancellor

Francesc Pedró

UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean, Director

Janet Beer

University of Liverpool, Vice-Chancellor

Esther Brimmer

NAFSA, USA, Chief Executive

Shahrina Md Nordin

Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia, Head of Center for Social Innovation

Perry Hobson

Sunway University, Malaysia, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Engagement

Andrew Thompson

UKRI, UKRI International Champion for GCRF

Jan Palmowski

The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities, Secretary General

Leighton Ernsberger

British Council, Director Education and English, East Asia

Salvador López Carbajal

British Council, Director Education, South Asia

Rebecca Picton

British Council Myanmar, Senior Consultant, Higher Education, East Asia

Prabha Sundram

British Council, Senior Programme Manager

Paulina Donoso

Universidad de las Americas (UDLA), Director of Careers in Multimedia & Production

Nigel Topping

UK High Level Climate Action Champion

Matthew Elliott

Lincoln University, MAP PDRA

Marko Hermawan

BINUS University, Head of Program

Lotus Postrado

British Council Philippines, Head of Education

Lissy Vadakel

British Council Singapore, Consultant, Business Services

Kirrily Pells

University College London, Associate Professor in Childhood Studies

Jazreel GOH

British Council, Country Director Malaysia

Ian Hall

Advance HE

Hyunjung OH

British Council Korea, Head of Education and Society

Ernest Aryeetey

African Research Universities Alliance, Secretary General

Emraan Azad

Commonwealth Scholar from Bangladesh currently studying International Law at Cambridge University, UK

Emmanuel Métais

EDHEC Business School, Dean

Douglas Blackstock

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, CEO and President of the European Association of QA Agencies (ENQA)

Diane Hsu

British Council Taiwan, Head of Education

Cissy Lo

British Council, Senior Programme Manager

Bola Ibrahim

American University in Cairo, Researcher

Adam Habib

SOAS University of London, Director

A'Shante O'Keiffe

University of Edinburgh in Scotland, UK, Student of Education and Development

Philip McGowan

Chair, SDG Committee, Newcastle University, UK (ACU SDG Network Co-Chair)

Farai Kapfudzaruwa

University of Pretoria, South Africa, Strategic International Partnerships

Meera Sabaratnam

SOAS, University of London, Senior Lecturer in International Relations

Ari Margiono

Bina Nusantara (Binus) University, Head, Center for Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship Research

Tiffany Cone

Asian University for Women, Bangladesh, Associate Dean

Mokhlesur Rahman

World Bank, Bangladesh, Senior Operations Officer

Vasso Koutsos

University of Auckland, Digital Transformation Accelerator, International Office

Nilanthi De Silva

University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, Vice Chancellor

Tabby Nawaz

British University in Dubai, Doctoral Candidate

Judith Lamie

University of Bedfordshire, Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor International

Jazreel GOH

British Council, Country Director Malaysia

Adrija Dey

University of Sussex, Lecturer in Digital Media

Ramneek Ahluwalia

Higher Health, CEO

Kate Joyce

British Council, Portfolio Lead, HE and Science

Mark Goodwin

Exeter University, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Global Engagement)

Linda Amrane-Cooper

University of London, Director of Strategic Projects, Head of centre for Distance Education

Ignazio Marino

Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Health Executive Director

Michael Hörig

German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD, Head of Division Strategic Planning

Jayesh Ranjan

Government of Telangana, India, Principal Secretary

Barbara Wickham

British Council India, Country Director

Graeme Atherton

National Education Opportunities Network (NEON), Director

Roberta Malee Bassett

World Bank, Global Lead Tertiary Education

Chanya Tangsuk

British Council Thailand, Head of Education and Science

Christopher Graham

Educational Consultant, UK

Amy Norton

Office for Students, Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Michael Peak

British Council, Senior adviser, Education research

Joanna Newman

ACU, CEO & Secretary General

Tracy Ferrier

Lead, Skills for Prosperity Hub, Palladium Group

Christopher Hill

The British University in Dubai, Associate Professor

Kevin Van-Cauter

British Council, Principal Consultant

Andy Blackhurst

IELTS, Principal Research & Validation Manager

N V Varghese

National Institute of Education Planning & Administration, (NIEPA), Delhi, India, Vice Chancellor

Steve Smith

Department for Education, UK Government International Education Champion

Anju Sharma

Government of Gujarat, India , Principle Secretary, Higher and Technical Education

Richard Simpson

Pearson, Country Manager, UK

Christopher Morley

Pearson, Regional Development Manager

Darren McDermott

British Council Indonesia, Team Leader EU SHARE

Gemma Goodbourn

Grok Global, Head of Global Marketing/Associate Director Southeast Asia

Ray Priest

UWE Bristol, Director of International APAC

Chris Cooper

British Council, Principal Consultant, TVET Systems

Emma Meredith

Association of Colleges, International Director

Solbjørg Sjøveian

Norad , Assistant Director, The Knowledge Bank, Section for Research, Innovation and Higher Education,

Jackson Too

Commission for University Education (CUE),

Harla Octarra

Atma Jaya Catholic University, Lecturer

Tania Lima

King's College London, Director of Global Engagement

Leonie Nagarajan

Education Department Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), Director

Alia Gilbrecht

An-Najah National University, Director of Debate, International Projects Manager

Ananda Breed

University of Lincoln, Professor in Theatre / Programme Leader

Emma Hoang

Sussex University, Undergraduate

Wenye Zhou

The High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China, Grade 2, (A Level student)

Yushen Shi

Surrey International Institute, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, Undergraduate (TNE)

Carly Spring

Student, USA

Mary Jane Parmentier

Arizona State University, Clinical Associate Professor and Chair, M.S. in Global Technology and Development

Fred McBagonluri

Academic City University College, Ghana, Provost and President

William Lawton

Higher Education Consultant, UK

Alastair Morrison

Bournemouth University, Head of International Partnership

Aneta Naumoska

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Blaze Koneski Faculty of Philology, Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Shileen Costain

Pearson PTE Academic, Director, Global Market Development

David Dixon

North Carolina State University, Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement

Phil Baty

Times Higher Education, Chief Knowledge Officer

Kai Sicks

DAAD, Secretary General

Elisabeth Grindel-Denby

Lancaster U, niversity Leipzig/Navitas Germany Gmb Campus Director,H

Wan Zuhainis Saad

Ministry of Education Malaysia, Director Academic Development Management Division, Higher Education Department

Amanda Sayan

The University of Sydney, Director of Partnerships

Valmor Tricoli

University of Sao Paolo (USP), Provost for International Cooperation

John Brewer

NCUK, CEO

Sahinde Pala

Education New Zealand, Director Student Experience & Global Citizens

Anne Marie Graham

UK Council for International Student Affairs, Chief Executive

Svitlana Kalashnikova

Institute of Higher Education, Ukraine, Director

Stephen Davison

Cambridge Zero, University of Cambridge, Deputy Director (Strategic Development)

Maddalaine Ansell

British Council, Director of Education

Rebecca Allinson

Technopolis, Managing Partner

Richard Hazenberg

University of Northampton, Professor of Social Innovation

Youhansen Eid

National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE), President

Simon Gaskell

QAA, Chair of the UK Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

Albert Chow

Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, Executive Director

Giorgio Marinoni

International Association of Universities (IAU), Manager, HE and internationalization

Andy Hall

British Council, Senior Consultant (Policy), Skills Systems

Catherine Hack

Advance HE, Principal Adviser (Learning and Teaching)

Summer Xia

British Council Azerbaijan, Country Director/British Cultural Attaché

Alison Johns

Advance HE, Chief Executive

shaheen ali

National Academy of Higher Education, Rector

Komiljon Karimov

University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Rector

Tom Fletcher

Hertford College, University of Oxford, Principal

Malcolm Press

Manchester Metropolitan University, Vice-Chancellor

Tom Windle

University of Surrey, Head of International Partnerships

Priscilla Mbarumun Achakpa

Women Environmental Programme, Global Director

Fabrizio Trifiro

Ecctis / UK ENIC, Head of Quality Benchmark Services

Bronwyn Parry

King's College London, Vice President and Vice Principal for Service

Mia Perry

University of Glasgow, Senior Lecturer in Literacies, Arts and Sustainability

Lisa Grocott

Monash University, Professor of Design, Director of Wonderlab

Robert Tierney

University of Glasgow, Dean Emeritus of Education, Professor Emeritus of Language and Literacy Education

Reagan Kandole

University of Glasgow, Graduate Student

Imran Ho Abdullah

National University of Malaysia, Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Laurie Pearcey

UNSW Sydney, Chief Executive Officer

Hillary Vance

University of Arizona, Assistant Vice President, South & Southeast Asian Affairs

Farzana Karim-Haji

Aga Khan University, Director, University Partnerships

Kate Mori

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, Quality and Standards Specialist

thang truong

Center for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Director

Heilwig Jones

Kaya Responsible Travel, Director

Jane Rexworthy

People 1st International, Executive Director

Celia Partridge

Universities UK International, Assistant Director, Partnerships and Mobility

Brett Berquist

The University of Auckland, Director International

Rana Latif

Ryerson University, Director, Strategic Development

Amelia Hadfield

University of Surrey, Dean International

Angela Druckman

University of Surrey, Director, Centre for Environment and Sustainability

'Funmi Olonisakin

King's College London, Professor of leadership, peace and conflict

Reem Sultan

University of Bahrain, Assistant Professor

courtney brown

Lumina Foundation, Vice President Strategic Impact and Planning

Tom Spain

Oxford EMI, Senior Trainer and Consultant

Jon Baldwin

Jisc, MD of HE

Violeta Orlovic Lovren

Department of Education, University of Belgrade, Assistant Professor

Joseph Nkandu

NUCAFE, Uganda, Executive Director

Hsiao-Wei Yuan

National Taiwan University, Vice President for International Affairs

Iris Bräuning

Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Coordinator for Strategic Partnerships

Julie Newman

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sustainability Director

Jose Esteves

Exponentialis Learning and Education for the Future, CEO, Founder

Michael Nkuba

University of Botswana, Post Doc Researcher

Ailsa Lamont

Pomegranate Global, Director and Founder

Nunzio Quacquarelli

QS Quacquarelli Symonds, CEO

Daniella Tilbury

Office of the Commissioner for Sustainable Development and Future Generations HM Government of Gibraltar, Commissioner

Diana Pritchard

University of Bedfordshire, Principal Curriculum Developer

Renuka Thakore

University College of Estate Management, Researcher and Founder

Joyce Kling

University of Copenhagen, Associate Professor

Ian Rowlands

University of Waterloo, Associate Vice-President, International

Ambika Opal

University of Waterloo - Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy, Manager, Global Programs

Karen Stanton

Solent University, Southampton, Vice-Chancellor

Edward Peck

Nottingham Trent University, Vice-Chancellor & President

Kate Daubney

University of London, Director of The Careers Group

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Challenges and opportunities for students in higher education amid the pandemic

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Digital Connections: Building an international student community in a pandemic

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National agency and greener mobility: Switzerland as an example

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Impact of International Experience

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Going Global for Environmental Education

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Higher Education in conflict settings: Innovative lessons for a post-pandemic world

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Sustainability in the built environment as a key driver for changing mindsets.

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Reimagining International Higher Education for a post-pandemic world

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Virtual Exchange: Learning Language through Culture

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Going Global: Videoconferencing new locations for learning and dancing

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Educating collectives: a contribution for HE to sustainable development

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Bringing about the Data Revolution in Development: An Approach for Universities

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ReImagining the Role of Universities Post-pandemic: An International Perspective

Ravita Prasad

Long-term Energy Planning for Fiji: Findings and data gaps

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Impact of COVID-19 on debris composition and abundance in Durban Harbour, South Africa

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iCon: Integrating noncognitive into cognitive

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From Plane to Planet: The Environmental Side of In-Country Operations