On this page you will find more information on the experts in professional higher education with which EURASHE has had the pleasure to work. Some are members of EURASHE, some are not, all are experts in the field of PHE. Click on an expert to access brief biographical information (information is deemed correct at the time of publication – you can refer to the tags in an expert’s profile).
Stéphane Lauwick, President of EURASHE- Stéphane Lauwick joined the University of Le Havre (France) in 1993 as a professeur agrégé. After heading the Electrical Engineering Department of the University Institute of Technology (IUT) of that... Read more Armando Pires, Vice-President of EURASHE- Armando Pires is a graduate of Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon. He received his MSc degree in 1988 and PhD degree in 1994 in Electrical Engineering at... Read more Ulf-Daniel Ehlers, Vice-President of EURASHE- Prof. Dr. phil.habil. Ulf-Daniel Ehlers is the Vice-President of the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) in Stuttgart (Germany) and responsible for Quality and Academic Affairs in the Board of the... Read more Regis Debrulle, Treasurer of EURASHE- Regis Debrulle is the Treasurer of EURASHE. He is Head of Finances and ICT at University College Ghent (HoGent). Paul Hannigan, Board member of EURASHE- Paul Hannigan has been President of Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) since January 1998. Having graduated from UCD with a Bachelor of Commerce (1985) and Masters of Business Studies, specialising... Read more Juan Carlos Hernandez Buades, Board member of EURASHE- Dr. Juan Carlos Hernandez Buades is Board member of EURASHE, Chair of ENQA External Review Steering Committee, Chair of the working group of Quality of Higher Education at EURASHE WG, member... Read more Alicia-Leonor Sauli-Miklavčič, Board member of EURASHE- Alicia-Leonor Sauli-Miklavčič is a good connoisseur of international professional higher education, she has been Project Expert at the Slovene Association HVC as well as a member of the EURASHE working... Read more Eric Vermeylen, Board member of EURASHE- Eric Vermenylen is Secretary-General of the Flemish Council of Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts (VLHORA). Before joining VLHORA, he served as Principal Advisor to the CEO at the Flanders’... Read more Alan Sherry, Board member of EURASHE- Alan Sherry became Principal of Glasgow Kelvin College on Vesting Day 1 November 2013, having previously held the post of Principal at John Wheatley College in East Glasgow for almost... Read more Ewa Stachura, Board member of EURASHE- Ewa Stachura is the Rector and Professor of the University of Applied Sciences in Raciborz, Poland (since 2015), member of the Conference of Rectors of State Schools of Higher Vocational... Read more Michael Roither- Prof. Dr. Michael Roither is Vice Rector for International Relations and Program Director for “Information Media Communication” at the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland (UASB). He is responsible for international... Read more László Gulyás- László Gulyás, born in 1972, Node director of EIT Digital Hungary. Previously he was the regional lead of EIT Digital’s ARISE Europe program in Central and Eastern Europe. His professional... Read more Aleksandr Kashirin- Key specialisation – venture and business angel investment. Has successful background of working in Moscow city administration bodies. In business since 1992, and was founder of a number of commercial... Read more Rob Mark- Rob Mark is currently Head of Lifelong Learning, University of Strathclyde, Scotland which offers a wide range of vocational and general interest programmes for mature adults. The Centre also programmes... Read more David Parry- Before coming to Southampton Solent University (then Southampton Institute) in 1999, David worked with various national agencies, including the British Accreditation Council, the Higher Education Quality Council, the Quality Assurance Agency... Read more Alja Kiseleva- Alja Kiseleva is a former membership and administration officer of EURASHE. She was responsible for the management of members and partners of EURASHE as well as for the office administration... Read more Stephan Neetens- Stephan Neetens has been active as an expert in higher education policy at Flemish and European level since 2004. Stephan Neetens has master degrees in ancient history and law from the... Read more Vladimir Petrov- Dr Vladimir N. Petrov is Principal of Regional Open Social Institute in Kursk (Russia). He earned his Ph.D. in History and he is an Associate Professor, Member of Accreditation Committee... Read more Audrey Frith- Audrey Frith is the Director of the European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning (EUCIS-LLL) in Brussels (Belgium). Raf Chanterie- Raf Chanterie was a member of the Cabinet of Commissioner for Education and Culture, Viviane Reding. Michael Cholewa-Madsen- Michael Cholewa-Madsen has been Director of Education at the Danish Insurance Academy, Denmark, and he was President of DAN-EURASHE (Denmark) Philippe Mouraux- Philippe Mouraux is since 16 October 2002 Information officer and Project manager (Erasmus Accompanying measures) at the European Commission, DG EAC in Brussels. From October 1998 until October 2002 he... Read more Richard Hindls- Richard Hindls is the Rector of University of Economics in Praha, Czech Republic. Rebecca Allinson- Rebecca Allinson is a Director at the science and innovation research consultancy, Technopolis Group. Technopolis has offices in eight European countries and Colombia. Rebecca is the Principal lead for Higher... Read more Dr Shyamal Majumdar- Dr Shyamal Majumdar is the Head of the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training since May 2011. Prior to taking up the position at UNESCO-UNEVOC, he... Read more Sigurd Höllinger- Prof. Dr. Sigurd Höllinger, Senior Advisor at the Austrian Ministry of Science and Research. He is also consultant for the World Bank, the Ministry of Education, Science and Research in... Read more Jeannette Weisschuh- Jeannette Weisschuh is a senior leader at Hewlett Packard Enterprise with strong expertise in strategy development and program execution, especially in areas like education and digital learning. She was part... Read more Pedro Lourtie- Pedro Lourtie is a Professor and Consultant at Insituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon (Portugal). Peter Eigenmann- Professor Peter Eigenmann is the Head of the International Relations Office of the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH in Switzerland. Before he was working at the Health Division BFH,... Read more Benjamin Colinet- Benjamin Colinet studied Germanic languages and literature. He is now a teacher and a pedagogical coordinator at the HELHa where he pays particular attention to multilingual communication and international experiences for... Read more Andre Vyt- Andre Vyt is associate professor in behavioural sciences at the departments of health care and rehabilitation sciences (Artevelde University College & Ghent University) and responsible for quality management and research... Read more Barry O’Connor- Dr Barry O’Connor is Registrar and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Cork Institute of Technology in Ireland since 2008. Prior to taking up his current role, he had extensive... Read more Harald Mikkelsen- more to come soon… Mati Lukas- Mati Lukas has been the Secretary General of Estonian UAS Rectors Conference. Fernando Moreira- He graduated in Computer Science (1992), M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering (1997) and Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering (2003), both at Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. He is member... Read more Andy Westwood- Andy Westwood is Chief Executive Officer of GuildHE. GuildeHE is one of the two formal representative bodies for higher education in the UK, with 34 members including specialist vocational institutions,... Read more Mikael Paronen- Dr Mikael Paronen is teacher and researcher at Arcada University of Applied Sciences (Finland). He is Head of Department and Head of Research for Energy and Material Technology. Since 2010,... Read more Herman Van de Mosselaer- Herman Van de Mosselaer is project manager education research at Artesis Plantijn University College Antwerp, Belgium. He is a former teacher trainer, department head education as well as department head... Read more Andreas Eleftheriades- Andreas Eleftheriades is the President of Cyprus College in Cyprus. Jozef Garbarczyk- Jozef Garbarczyk is head of the Conference of Rectors of State Schools of Higher Vocational Education in Poland (KRePSZ) and rector of Hipolit Cegielski State College of Higher Education in... Read more Sadie King- Sadie King is a principal Researcher and Consultant at the Tavistock Institute in London, as well as the Project Coordinator of the IDEAS project. She works primarily on evaluation projects... Read more Joseph Ryan- Dr Joseph Ryan is Chief Executive Officer for the Technological Higher Education Association, the representative and advocacy organization for the 14 Institutes of Technology in Ireland. The technological higher education sector... Read more Bryan Maguire- Bryan Maguire is Head of Qualifications Services designate of Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) (Ireland), he was previously Director of Academic Affairs at the Higher Education and Training Awards Council, Ireland... Read more Mark Frederiks- Dr Mark Frederiks is policy adviser international relations with NVAO (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders), based in The Hague. He is also the Coordinator of the European Consortium... Read more Viktoras Senčila- Viktoras Senčila, prof. dr. is the President of the Rectors Conference of Lithuanian University Colleges (LKDK) (2013 – ). He is the rector of the Lithuanian Maritime Academy (LMA) since... Read more Martin Černý- Martin Černý is Director of the Section for Regional Development at The Vysocina Regional Authority. Martin Cerny graduated at the University of Technology with MA degree in 1998 and after... Read more Jim Murray- Dr. Jim Murray is a historian by training, and has worked previously as an archivist in the UK’s National Archives (1990-95); in university administration in Dublin City University (1995-2003); and... Read more Tatjana Volkova- Dr. Tatjana Volkova is a Professor and former Rector of BA School of Business and Finance (Latvia), Member of Board of Association of Professors of Latvia, Member of Board of... Read more Gagik Galstyan- Gagik Galstyan is the Rector of the National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia. In his work as architecture and construction specialist, he has participated in several reconstructions of... Read more Mladen Mauher- Mladen Mauher, 1950., B.Sc in Economics from 1972, M.Sc. in Information Sciences from 1981, Ph.D. in Information Sciences from 1990. He started his professional career in information system design and... Read more Almantas Šerpatauskas- Almantas Serpatauskas is the Programme Specialist of the Lithuanian Centre for Quality Evaluation in Higher Education. Stefan Delplace- Stefan Delplace became the Secretary General of EURASHE in 2004, a position he occupied until 2014. He represented in the Bologna Follow-Up Group and several of its working and coordination... Read more Tilman Küchler- Dr. Tilman Küchler has been Program Manager at CHE (Centrum for Hochschulentwichlung) in Germany. Raimund Hudak- As senior lecturer and researcher with around 15 years of experience at leading academic institutions Raimund Hudak has been involved in various research programmes in Germany and abroad. He is... Read more Bert Gijsbers- Mr Bert Gijsbers has been a Social Worker for 12 years, specialized in empowering multi problem families and marginalized people. After that, he became manager in Social Work, and introduced several... Read more Marieke Janssen- Marieke Janssen is senior staff member lifelong learning, third mission activities and funding at HOGENT. Before she was responsible for the organization of the Lifelong learning department at the association... Read more Thorsten Kliewe- Thorsten Kliewe, MA is Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of the University Industry Innovation Network. At UIIN, he leads the organisation’s activities that aim to connect university and business representatives, either... Read more Anastasia Demydenko- Anastasia Demydenko is a M.A. student for European Politics and Society, Political Science, and Communication, accomplishing her studies in Ben-Gurion University in Israel and Radboud University in The Netherlands. During... Read more Hélène Taylor Kelly- Since 2013 Hélène Kelly is an international consultant at University College Absalon, Denmark, with the primary responsibility for the development of international partner relations. She has extensive knowledge and experience... Read more Axel Aerden- Axel Aerden is senior international policy advisor at the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). He contributes to NVAO’s international policy-making and assessment procedures with an international (cross-border)... Read more Diarmuid Hegarty- Diarmuid Hegarty is the President of Griffith College in Ireland. He is also Chairman of the Friends of the Vocal Arts. Annika Eskman- Annika Eskman works as a Member of Executive Board in University of Applied Sciences Students in Finland SAMOK. She works both with International Affairs and Higher Educational Policy. Her background... Read more Adriaan van der Meer- Adriaan van der Meer has been Ambassador of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Cyprus. Mile Dželalija- Prof. Dr Mile Dželalija is a professor of physics at the University of Split (Croatia). Besides teaching and research in physics, from an initial focus on higher education he has... Read more Erwin Samson- Erwin Samson is a General Manager of Plantijn University College of Antwerp since 2004. He is also a chairman of the board of directors and member of the governing body.... Read more Kirsti Virtanen- Kirsti Virtanen has worked in international positions at Turku University of Applied Sciences since 1996. Currently, she is responsible for the development of Global Education Services of TUAS. Prior to... Read more Mervi Karikorpi- Mervi Karikorpi is Director at the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries in charge of science and education policy issues, industry-university and industry-school co-operation as well as youth communication. She has... Read more Peter van der Hijden- Peter van der Hijden is an independent higher education expert of Dutch nationality living in Brussels. He studied law and worked at Maastricht University before joining the European Commission. Former... Read more Žarko Nožica- Žarko Nožica is professor and scientist. He obtained his masters and PhD degrees at University of Zagreb (Croatia). Mr Nožica has over 25 years of experience in University (Croatia) and... Read more Michel Feutrie- Michel Feutrie is currently Professor in Sociology of Education at the Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille (USTL) and President of European University Continuing Education Network (EUCEN). He has... Read more Karolien Hendrikx- Karolien Hendrikx is researcher at PXL University College in Belgium. She has a master’s degree in organizational psychology and a PhD in applied economics. Her research interests focus on everything... Read more Jaanus Jakimenko- Jaanus Jakimenko, MBA
b. Tartu, Estonia, 8 Feb, 1979
Rector of Estonian Aviation Academy since 2014
Chairman of the Rectors’ Conference of Universities of Applied Sciences of Estonia 2016-2017 MBA – Tartu University... Read more Nora Skaburskienė- Ms Nora Skaburskienė has worked in the field of quality assurance since 2001. She became the Head of Institutional Review Division in 2009 and serves as the Acting Director of... Read more João Duarte Silva- João Duarte Silva is member of the executive council of the A3ES, the Portuguese Agency of Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education since December 2008. Previously he was President of... Read more Jan Nienhuis- Jan Nienhuis has been project manager of Leido in the Netherlands. Flemming Binderup Gammelgaard- Flemming Binderup Gammelgaard is Chief Consultant at VIA University College, the largest university of applied sciences in Denmark. Here, he directs the pioneering VIA Connect program dedicated to driving innovation... Read more Mihaela Vonica- Mihaela Vonica is the Director of Istitutul Postliceal Phoenix in Romania. Balazs Ferkelt- more to come soon… Edi Kraus- For more than 20 years Mr. Kraus has been involved in the management of AquafilSLO, the Slovene part of Aquafil Group – one of the leading global players in the... Read more Slavica Ćosović Bajić- Slavica Ćosović Bajić was born and educated in Zagreb. She obtained her Master’s degree in 1974 and PhD in 1986, both at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, the... Read more Maxine Saborowski- Maxine Saborowski first studied social education, then philosophy, pedagogy, and sociology, at the Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum and the Darmstadt University of Technology. She did her PhD in philosophy at the Free... Read more Daniel Kontowski- Daniel Kontowski is a researcher in higher education. Currently, Daniel is a PhD student at the University of Winchester (UK) and a leader of a research project at the University... Read more Temirbolat Kenshinbay- Director of the International Cooperation. Department, Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda State University (KKSU), Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan, academic docent at the chair of foreign languages and translation, candidate of philological sciences (Ph.D.). 40... Read more Michaël Joris- After a career in teaching languages to student interpreters and translators, Michaël Joris set up the international office of his institution KHLim, which has gone through a merger operation to... Read more Jaroslav Holeček- Ing. Jaroslav Holeček, PhD. holds the position of Executive Vice President of the Automotive Industry Association of the Slovak Republic. After graduating from the Electro- technical faculty of the Slovak... Read more Ioannis Kazazis- Ioannis Kazazis represents the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Athens (Greece). Kyösti Väkeväinen- As a vice-president of RDI in Laurea, Dr. Kyösti Väkeväinen is responsible for research, development and innovation. He is responsible for Laurea’s international co-operation as well as for Laurea’s research... Read more Borivoje Rodić- Dr Borivoje Rodić is head of Development and Cooperation Department at Belgrade Polytechnic, College of Vocational Studies. As a professor, he teaches courses in Management tools and techniques and Sound... Read more József Roóz- József Roóz has been Rector Emeritus of the Budapest Business School (BBS) (Hungary). President and Representative of the Association for Higher Level Vocational Training, as well as President of the... Read more Freddy Coignoul- Freddy Coignoul is DVM, MS and PhD. He graduated in veterinary medicine at the University of Liège (ULg) in 1974 where he became a full professor in 1993. He also... Read more Andrejs Rauhvargers- Andrejs Rauhvargers was born in Riga, Latvia and has a Ph.D. from the University of Latvia. He is Secretary General of the Latvian Rectors’ Council and senior advisor of the... Read more Erzsébet Szlamka- Erzsébet Szlamka is the representative of the Ministry for National Resources in Hungary. Dr Gerald Bast- Dr Gerald Bast (*1955) is president of the University of Applied Arts Vienna since 2000. After Studies in law and economics he earned a Doctorate in Law, worked at the Federal... Read more Teresa Paiva- Teresa Paiva, Professor at Guarda Polytechnic Institute (IPG), PhD in Management, specialisation in Marketing, Consumer Behaviour area, holds a master’s degree in Business Sciences, specialising in Strategic Management and Business... Read more Mladen Havelka- Mr Mladen Havelka has worked since 1976 as an Associate Professor and Dean of the Polytechnics of Health. Mr Havelka is also member of the Croatian Rectors Conference since 2002.... Read more Irene Hermans- Irene Hermans holds, since September 2013, the position of Head of Strategy at Leuven University College (KHLeuven), Limburg University College (KHLim) and GroupT (Leuven Education College) in Belgium. These three... Read more Alar Kolk- Since 2011 Alar Kolk is President of European Innovation Academy that is the world’s largest extreme accelerator for start-ups providing an opportunities to turn an idea into start-up in 15... Read more Martin Edmondson- Martin is the CEO and founder of Gradcore, a social enterprise focused on graduate employment and employability and over the last decade has led a wide range of projects with... Read more László Erdey- Laszlo Erdey is an associate professor at University of Debrecen. Mr Erdey started his career in 1994 by teaching lectures and seminars at undergraduate and graduate level in International Business,... Read more Ulrich Teichler- Prof. Dr. Ulrich Teichler is Director of the Research Institute in Kassel, Germany. Maria da Graça Carvalho- Maria da Graça Carvalho is currently member of the Unit “Scientific Advice Mechanism” of the Directorate-General Research and Innovation of the European Commission. She was a senior advisor of Commissioner... Read more Dr Ariane Theis- Ariane Theis obtained her PhD in American Studies at Dortmund University of Technology in 2011 where she taught in the field of American literary and cultural studies and was very... Read more Gabriele Abermann- Dr. Gabriele Abermann is Professor of English and Intercultural Communication in the degree programme Information Technology and Systems Management at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences. She has served as... Read more Pamela Engström- Pamela Engström obtained a Degree of Master of Science in Biology from Mälardalen University College in 2007. After graduation she worked as a municipality biologist, where her focuses included production... Read more Remigiijus Motuzas- Remigiijus Motuzas is a former Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania. Margarida Gomes da Silva- Margarida Gomes da Silva is the Human Resources Manager at Volkswagen Autoeuropa. Her expertise cover the fields of labour negotiations, compensation, organisation, personnel development, internal communication, global assignments and motivational... Read more Jan Dekker- Jan A. Dekker is the President of KIVI NIRIA (Royal Dutch Society of Engineers), former President of European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO), former President of TNO and non-executive... Read more Pat Coman- Pat Coman is an Electronic Engineer who worked for a number of years in the Electronic Engineering industry. He held roles with a number of US multinational organisations in both... Read more Eva Sándor-Kriszt- Dr Eva Sandor-Kriszt is the Co-President of Hungarian Rectors’ Conference and she is the Rector of the Budapest Business School (BBS) in Hungary. Theodor Leiber- Theodor Leiber, Prof. Dr. Dr., is Scientific Advisor/HE researcher, at the Evaluation Agency Baden-Württemberg (evalag), Germany. He is specialised in the topics of evaluation, methods of social empirical research, data analysis,... Read more Irene Sheridan- Having worked with national and multinational electronics companies before joining CIT, Irene Sheridan was appointed Head of Department of Electronic Engineering, CIT in 2004. In 2012, Irene completed a Doctorate... Read more Elsa Prédour, Project Officer of EURASHE- Elsa Prédour is in charge of developing and coordinating EURASHE’s activities in projects it is involved in, currently in the fields of quality, validation, staff training and best practices of... Read more Francesca Operti- Francesca Operti is a former communications officer of EURASHE, she worked on the re-launch of EURASHE communication channels, and also represented EURASHE in events organised by stakeholders. Philippos Pouyioutas- Dr Philippos Pouyioutas is Professor of Computer Science and Vice Rector for Academic Affairs at the University of Nicosia. He studied Computer Science at the University of London (BSc, MSc,... Read more Carine Raes- Carine Raes (Antwerp, 1958) graduated as a political scientist at the Free University of Brussels (VUB). She also obtained supplementary training in economics. Since 1994, she is related to the... Read more Kai Mühleck- Kai Mühleck studied political science, economics, and sociology at the Universities of Heidelberg (Germany) and Manchester (United Kingdom). In 2001 he graduated at the University of Heidelberg. 2001-08 he worked... Read more Mira Lenardić- more to come soon… Margriet de Jong- Margriet de Jong (1971) earned a Master in Educational Science and Technology and is currently staff member of the FLLLEX project team at KHLeuven – Leuven University College. She works within... Read more Roland Pelurson- Roland Pelurson is director of the Valence IUT. After a Ph.D in British civilisation entitled ‘Individual, Society and State’, he joined the Grenoble IUT (a College of Pierre-Mendes France University)... Read more Victor Vidilles- Victor Vidilles was member of the Executive Committee of the European Students’ Union (ESU) in 2006. Jeannette Weisschuh- Jeannette Weisschuh is Managing Director at Educhamp with strong expertise in strategy development and program execution, especially in areas like education and digital learning. Before, she was part of the... Read more Brigitte Bouquet- Brigitte Bouquet represents the Directorate General for Education and Professional Trainings of the French Ministry of Employment. Milan Sojka- Milan Sojka was elected as the Vice Chairman of the Accreditation Commission of Czech Republic in 2009, in 2008 he was also elected as board member of ENQA. Orlaith McCaul- Orlaith Mc Caul was from 2002 until 2006 Head of Quality Assurance and Learner Assessment at Higher Education and Training Awards Council in Ireland. At the moment Dr Orlaith Mc Caul... Read more Socrates Kaplanis- Socrates Kaplanis is the President of TEI of Patras (Greece) and was the 2nd President of EURASHE (1992 – 1994). Socrates Kaplanis (Greece), 2nd President of EURASHE (1992 – 1994)... Read more Paul Cottenie- Paul Cottenie has been Coordinating Commissioner of the Flemish Government. Dianne Willcocks- Professor Dianne Willcocks is Vice Chancellor at York St John University. An advocate and practitioner for socially inclusive higher education, Professor Willcocks’ major commitment is to promote educational endeavour and... Read more José Santos- José Santos is a research and technological development manager with over 17 years’ experience as research & innovation manager, researcher and lecturer, having developed his activity in several countries (Portugal,... Read more Arend Hardorff- Arend Hardorff is Dean and member of the Board of Directors Hotelschool The Hague since August 2018, where he is responsible for all education and research. Before joining Hotelschool The... Read more Pericles Lytras- Pericles Lytras (sociologist and psychologist) is the Vice-President of the Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Athens and a Professor of Tourist Sociology and Tourist Psychology at the Department of Administration... Read more Nicole Grivelle- Nicole Grivelle represents the University Institute of Technology (IUT)-Nice (France). Pedro Torralbo Muñoz- Master’s degree in Environmental Hydraulics and bachelor’s degree in civil Engineering and Mining and Energy Resources, during my university education I am part of government bodies within the University always... Read more Ivan Wilhelm- Professor Ivan Wilhelm, Rector Emeritus of the Charles University in Prague and former member of the Government Council for Research and Development, has been member of the JINR Scientific Council... Read more Mariana Ivanova- Prof. Mariana Ivanova, Ph.D. Vice-Rector Educational activities and International cooperation at University of agribusiness and rural development – Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Experience in a number of projects on sustainable development with a... Read more Javier Riaño- Javier Riaño is a psychologist, curious and voracious learner. He is the co-founder of Fondo Formación Euskadi. Head of Projects and Innovation. He has 20 years of experience in project... Read more Justin Fenech- Dr. Justin Fenech graduated from the University of Malta as a Doctor of Laws (LLD). He was highly active in student representation, being elected as President of the Kunsill Studenti... Read more Armen Ashotyan- Armen Ashotyan, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia, gained education in Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU). In 2005 he graduated from Moscow School of Political studies... Read more Alma Joensen- Alma Joensen was member of the Executive Committee of the European Students’ Union (ESU). Lars Ebert- Lars Ebert (Heidelberg, Germany, 1976) is the programme co-ordinator of the cultural centre Castrum Peregrini in Amsterdam, developing thematically focused series of exhibitions, debates, performing arts events and publications. As... Read more Anton Petrov- more to come soon… Leen Hellinckx- With a master Social Work and Social Change (Sociale Agogiek) from the Catholic University of Louvain, she worked for more than 25 years as teacher, trainer, researcher, supervisor and project... Read more Hans Daale- Hans Daale is general manager of LEIDO, an independent network in the Netherlands, involved in lifelong learning. One of the most important tasks of LEIDO is to organise national and... Read more Benedikt Speer- Benedikt Speer has been professor of public management since 2010 and program director since 2011 at Carinthia University of Applied Sciences (CUAS). He holds degrees in political science, public/european law... Read more Pedro Ribeiro- Born in 1988, Pedro Ribeiro has a degree in Marketing (ISCAP 2010). During 2009-2010 he had the chance to study abroad in Thessaloniki (Greece). Pedro started his modeling career in... Read more Serge Schroef- Serge Schroef is the International Coordinator of KATHO (Catholic University College of West-Vlaanderen), Belgium; he is also involved in the EAIE (European Association for International Education). Claude Joly- Mr Claude Joly represents the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. Meta Dobnikar- Meta Dobnikar works at the Ministry for Higher Education, Science and Technology. Dr Meta Dobnikar is currently (from Feb. 2009) Head of the Sector for HE at the Ministry of... Read more Gayane Harutyunyan- Gayane Harutyunyan has assumed the responsibility for the Armenian National Information Centre for Academic Recognition and Mobility in 2006 and since then she has been representing Armenia in the Bologna... Read more Efrat Aran- B.Sc industrial engineering and management, MBA graduate and certified by Mandel institute for educational leadership. Efrat is head of Aluma’s Youth programs, acting to achieve social mobility of young men... Read more Tom Banham- Tom has responsibility for overseeing the Nestlé Academy and has recently been appointed onto the Board of Directors for the Association of Graduate Recruiters. Working across multiple sectors in a... Read more Vanessa Debiais-Sainton- Vanessa Debiais-Sainton is Head of the Unit in charge of Higher Education policies and programme at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture. The unit is... Read more Ján Piteľ- doc. Ing. Ján Piteľ PhD has been the Vice-Dean for Science and Research Activities at Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies in Prešov, Technical University Košice (TUKE), Slovakia, since 2005. Previously he... Read more Ruth Whittaker- Professor Ruth Whittaker is Head of the Centre of Learning Enhancement and Academic Development (GCU LEAD). Her role includes leading and supporting academic and professional development and enhanced approaches to... Read more Hans Vossensteyn- Hans Vossensteyn is Director and Senior Research Associate at CHEPS of the University of Twente and Programme Leader / Professor at the MBA Higher Education and Science Management of the... Read more Philipp Pohlenz- Prof. Dr. Philipp Pohlenz has been professor of research in higher education and of professionalisation of academic teaching at the faculty of humanities of Magdeburg Otto-von-Guericke-Universität since 2014. He is... Read more Janez Šolar- Janez Šolar has been director of Vocational College for Catering and Tourism Bled. Carlos Ramos- Carlos Ramos was born in São Paulo – Brazil in 1963. Currently he is Vice-President of the Polytechnic of Porto (IPP), in Portugal, since 2010. He is responsible for the... Read more Alexandre Wipf- Alexandre Wipf is the previous policy and communications officer at EURASHE. Within the secretariat he was in charge of the implementation of quality assurance related activities (policy, projects, events, representation,... Read more Johan Cloet- Johan Cloet has been the Secretary General of EURASHE in 2014-2016, which he represented in the Bologna Follow-Up Group (BFUG) and several of its working groups, such as on ‘Structural... Read more László Vass- Dr habil. Laszlo Vass CSc is Rector of Budapest Metropolitan University, Professor and Head of the International Business Economics Programme. Elka Walsh- Dr. Elka Walsh is currently Director, Institutional Planning and Analysis at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary, Canada. Elka has over fifteen years of experience as a senior... Read more Guy Sepahi- Guy Sepahi represents the University Institute of Technology (IUT)-Nice (France). Isabelle De Ridder- more to come soon… Samo Pavlin- Dr. Samo Pavlin is researcher in the area of Education and Employment at the University of Ljubljana. He is also Principal of National Research programme “Sociological aspects of sustainable socio-spatial... Read more Dejan Blagojević- Dejan Blagojevic is a professor of professional studies at VTSNIS and director of College of applied technical science in Nish since 2009, and since the year 2009 he is taking... Read more Vladimir Panin- Prof. Vladimir Panin is the Rector at Tula State Lev Tolstoy Pedagogical University in Tula (Russia). Nina Waaler- As vice-rector for education, Nina Waaler has a strategic responsibility for HiOA professional studies and quality assurance of education. These responsibilities involve close cooperation with students, faculties and centers at... Read more Jens Vraa-Jensen- Jens Vraa-Jensen holds a MSc in Geography from the University of Copenhagen, and has been employed by DM – the largest Danish Trade Union in Higher education and research –... Read more Makhmetgali Sarybekov- more to come soon… Dr. Ariane Theis- Ariane Theis obtained her PhD in American Studies at Dortmund University of Technology in 2011 where she taught in the field of American literary and cultural studies and was very... Read more Søren Nørgaard- Søren Nørgaard, a previous President and Secretary General of EURASHE, he was also Senior Advisor of the organisation. † Søren Nørgaard (Denmark), 5th President of EURASHE (1998 – 2000), 3rd Secretary General... Read more Mitja Drenik- Mitja Drenik from DayAct, CEO is the entrepreneur and author of personal development methodologies and the concept of human resources under the feedback loop. Since 1997 Mitja is engaged in... Read more Simon Roy- Simon Roy is Policy Officer at the Directorate General for Education, Culture, Multilingualism & Youth of the European Commission. Janez Damjan- more to come soon… Dániel Kővári- Dániel Kővári represents the National Union of Students in Hungary (HÖOK). Sebastien Le Loch- more to come soon… David Taylor- David initially worked in the Travel industry. He worked for Thomas Cook for 11 years. When he left the industry, he held the position of Area Sales Manager Scotland and... Read more Mihael Buković- Mihael Buković is a Vice-Dean for development and economy at VSITE College for Information Technologies in Zagreb, Croatia. At VSITE, he is responsible for development of quality assurance processes, focuses... Read more Mateo Milkovic- Mateo Milkovic is the Rector of the University of Dubrovnik (Croatia). Jiří Nantl- Jiří Nantl is First Deputy Minister of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic since 2012. Prior to this post he was responsible for Higher Education in the Ministry.... Read more Hannes Raffaseder- Hannes Raffaseder studied communication engineering and computer music in Vienna. For almost 20 years he has been working as a lecturer and researcher in the fields of audio and sound... Read more Pefkios Georgiades- Pefkios Georgiades was the Cypriot Minister of Education and Culture, appointed in March 2003. Pefkios Georgiades studied architecture in Britain and the Netherlands. † Zdeněk Somr- Zdeněk Somr has been Vice-President of the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic. Dr. Themis Kaniklidou- Dr. Themis Kaniklidou is Associate Professor of Translation Studies at Hellenic American University. She is Associate Director of the PhD program in Applied Linguistics and Coordinator of the MA in... Read more Cyril Robin-Champigneul- Cyril Robin-Champigneul has been Head of the EU delegation in Marseille (France). Barbara Michalk- Barbara Michalk is Head of the Section ‘Higher Education Reform in Germany and Europe’ of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK). Before that she was head of the quality management project... Read more Pieter Tratsaert- Pieter Tratsaert is a former project leader at Leuven University College (KHLeuven). At the moment he is the Director of Epos-Vlaanderen vzw in Belgium. Hanns Sylvester- Dr Hanns Sylvester studied geology in Hamburg and in Münster. He worked as a university professor in Chile until 1994. Until 2009 he was in charge of different positions in... Read more Frans de Ruiter- Frans de Ruiter is Professor of Creative and Performing Arts with the special remit of promoting the relationship between performing and creative arts education and academic studies since 2001 and... Read more Srđan Stanković- Srdjan S. Stanković got his Dipl. Ing. degree from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia, in 1968. He got his M. Sc. degree in 1972, and Ph.... Read more Joy Carter- Professor Joy Carter was appointed as Vice-Chancellor at the University of Winchester in April 2006. Her research field is Environmental Geochemistry and Health and her studies began as a student... Read more Vera Pletinckx- more to come soon… Sebastian Ładyżyński- Sebastian Ładyżyński, composer. He received a Master’s Degree in composition in 2009 and PhD degree in 2014 at the Academy of Music in Wrocław, Poland. In 2009 – 2011 he studied... Read more Irena Amič Ravnik- Irena Amic Ravnik is the Director of DOBA (Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies in Maribor) Faculty of Academic Programmes. Heikki Malinen- Heikki Malinen, PhD, is Vice Rector of JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Finland. He is responsible for the overall management of JAMK’s Research, Development and Innovation as well as... Read more Michal Kadera- Michal Kadera, External Affairs Director at SKODA AUTO, graduated at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen majoring in Law, studied Political Science and graduated at University of Passau, Germany,... Read more Gaston De la Haye- Gaston became Deputy General Secretary of Education International in 2006, following the decision of the World Confederation of Teachers (WCT) to integrate with EI. As a Senior Consultant to the... Read more John Law- John is a Higher Education Adviser with the British Council, based in Manchester. John has over twenty five years experience in the Higher Education sector, and specialises on issues such... Read more Milena Kolářová- Mrs. Milena Kolářová is a CASPHE Board member and a member of the Accreditation Committee for Professional Tertiary Education. Milena is a founder of the Tertiary Professional School of Entrepreneurship... Read more Iskren Kirilov, Policy Advisor of EURASHE- Iskren Kirilov is a Policy Advisor on Research and Regional Agenda engagement at EURASHE. Before joining the Organisation he worked at the European Economic and Social Committee, the European Commission... Read more Hugues Perrin- Hugues Perrin is deputy director in charge of quality at the Blaise Pascal University (UBP)’s structure (UBP START) in charge of services, valorisation and technology transfer since November 2015. His... Read more Michael Hörig- Michael Hörig joined the European University Association (EUA) in October 2006. Within the Policy Analysis, EUA governance and External Relations Unit, Michael contributes to the policy on qualifications frameworks, credit... Read more Baiba Brigmane- Baiba Brigmane was, from 1999, Rector of the Banking Institution of Higher Education in Riga (Latvia). Anna Frankenberg- Anna Frankenberg (M.A.) has been working as a research assistant and lecturer since 2012. She has been at the DHBW Heilbronn since October 2014. Anna has experience in national and... Read more Mislav Balković- Mislav Balković is President of SSC for ICT and electrical engineering (Croatia). Mathieu Ritou- After a MSc degree at E.N.S. Cachan, his PhD at IRCCyN lab was about the monitoring of machining (2006). He is currently Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of... Read more Gabriele Permoser- Gabriele Permoser has studied political sciences and has a master degree from the University of Vienna. During her studies, she focused on higher education and research policy. From 2010 to... Read more Anabela Mesquita- Anabela Mesquita is a Professor at the School of Accounting and Administration of Porto / Polytechnic of Porto since 1990. She is the Vice Dean of the school since 2007.... Read more Dirk Van Damme- Dirk Van Damme currently is Head of Division in the Directorate for Education and Skills at the OECD in Paris. He holds a PhD in educational sciences from Ghent University... Read more Claire Lovisi- Claire Lovisi is the recteur of the Academy of Nice, France, the representative of the French Government for Education affairs in the region. Gina Ebner- Gina Ebner is Secretary General of EAEA (European Association for the Education of Adults) and president of the European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning (EUCIS-LLL). Before that, she worked... Read more Aram Simonyan- From 2008, Prof. Aram Simonyan has been the Rector of Yerevan State University (YSU) and he has been the Director of Institute for Armenian Studies of YSU. From 1995 until... Read more Stephen Jackson- Dr Stephen Jackson is ‘Associate Director – International’ within QAA, and was previously in the role of Director of Quality Assurance, with overall responsibility for the management and delivery of... Read more Andreas G. Orphanides- Professor Andreas G. Orphanides has been President of EURASHE and of EQAR as well as a consultative member of both BFUG Board and BFUG, and a member of the E4-Group.... Read more Alexandra Angress- Alexandra Angress has been project coordinator at Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) in Germany. Robert Wagenaar- Robert Wagenaar is Director of the International Tuning Academy of the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Until recently he was director of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies at the Faculty of... Read more Fernando Freire de Sousa- Fernando Freire de Sousa is the President of Norte Portugal Regional Coordination and Development Commission (CCDR-N). Born in Porto, Fernando Freire de Sousa holds a PhD in International Economic Relations from... Read more Bernadette Frech- Bernadette Frech studied International Management at FH Joanneum Graz, Austria and the Università degli Studi di Sassari, Italy. Currently she is finalizing her doctoral studies at the Aston Business School... Read more Nhan Le Thanh- Nhan Le Thanh represents the University Institute of Technology (IUT)-Nice (France). István Bilik- Dr Istvan Bilik graduated in 1963 at Eötvös Loránd University, getting an MSc in Geology. Dr Istvan Bilik earned his PhD in Volcanology in 1996 and he is since 1996... Read more Ondrej Chrast- Mr. Ondrej Chrast is a CASPHE Secretary-General, he is responsible for projects related to PHE excellence and relations between Professional higher education institutions and world of work. His topic is... Read more Peter Dröll- Peter Dröll is in charge of Innovation Union and European Research Area in the European Commission’s Research and Innovation Department. This Directorate is about creating the conditions for excellent research... Read more Kitti Vajda- My name is Kitti Vajda and I am 25 years old. I am a special education teacher and therapist, and I have two specializations, one of them is an autism... Read more Iva Voldánová- Iva Voldánová is a former project associate of EURASHE. In 2009-2013 she worked on the follow-up and monitoring of European projects assisted the Secretary General in policy activities. Previously, she... Read more Richard R. Gesteland- Richard R. Gesteland is the founder of Global Management LLC, an international consultancy serving corporate and institutional clients. Barbara Kelly- Barbara Kelly holds a BA in Economics & History, a HDip and an MA in Education, a Post Graduate Diploma in Social & Vocational Rehabilitation and a Certified Diploma in... Read more Sophia Botte- Sophia Botte is a former project officer of EURASHE, working in the area of lifelong learning. Krista Tuulik- Krista Tuulik is currently working as the Rector of Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences. She started her academic career in 2008 joining the same institution as a vice-rector for... Read more Henrik Wolff- Since 1987, Henrik Wolff has served as CEO of Stiftelsen Arcada Foundation and since 1995 as President of Arcada, University of Applied Sciences. Professionally, he has been acting as Chairman... Read more Teofil Moskal- Teofil Moskal is the Vice-Rector of the Angelus Silesius State School of Higher Vocational Education in Wałbrzych. Victoria Petrova- Victoria Petrova has over 25 years of professional experience gained both in private and public sector. Currently, she is Advisor for SME dimension in industrial sectors, with the Internal Market,... Read more Henri Alexis- Henri Alexis is the Director of the University Institute of Technology (IUT)-Nice (France). Ghazy Assassa- more to come soon… Achim Hopbach- Achim Hopbach holds a PhD in History and has been working in higher education since 1997. Before taking his current post as Managing Director of the Austrian Quality Assurance Agency... Read more Tiago Oliveira- Born in 1987, Tiago has a degree in Marketing (ISCAP 2009). During 2007-2008 he studied in École Superieur de Gestion de Paris, and an in 2009 he did an internship... Read more David Crosier- David joined Eurydice, the European Union’s education information network, in September 2008. He is responsible for the network’s activities on higher education. Eurydice is responsible for providing information on education... Read more Volker Gehmlich- Prof. Volker Gehmlich is Professor of Business Management at the Fachhochschule Osnabrück – University of Applied Sciences, Germany since 1972. His national and international activities include the involvement in education... Read more Carol Hall- Carol Hall is Director of Undergraduate Education in the School of Health Sciences at The University of Nottingham UK, which includes responsibility for the co-ordination of professional higher education study... Read more Anne Murphy- Anne Murphy has been involved in RPL policy and practice for over 20 years, contributing to a number of EU-funded research projects and nationally funded projects. She was first to... Read more Béatrice Schobbens- Béatrice Schobbens is a former policy and research officer at EURASHE working in the area of employability and lifelong learning, as well as international mobility. Marlies Leegwater- Marlies Leegwater joined the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in The Netherlands in 1985. Her responsibilities ranged from development cooperation and cooperation with countries other than EU, via internationalisation,... Read more Nigel Lloyd- Nigel Lloyd is Principal of Cambridge Professional Development Ltd (CamProf, together with CamProf Polska and CamProf Inc in Canada), a consultancy specialising in systems for development of professional and technical... Read more Stefan Ignar- Professor of hydrology and water resources at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Head of the Department of Hydraulic Engineering. He has significant experience in development and management of... Read more Kurt Hoffmann- As Vice Director of Studies in the International Business Studies program at FH Kufstein, a University of Applied Sciences in Austria, he is engaged in teaching as well as in... Read more Derek Longhurst- Derek Longhurst is Emeritus Professor at Staffordshire University and director of the Foundation Degree Forward. Vincent Maione- more to come soon… Agnès Depaille- Agnès Depaille studied to become Engineer in Electronics and completed her initial education with one more year of study to get a diploma in administration and management of enterprise at the... Read more Nebojša Andrijević- more to come soon… John Lewis- John Lewis is the manager of Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) in Scotland. Oliver Kallas- In 2008, the university established Technology Transfer Centre (TTC), the aim of which is to enhance the cooperation of enterprises and TTK UAS. The specific objective of the Technology Transfer... Read more João Queiroz- João Queiroz is Director-General for Higher Education in Portugal since 2014 and is a full Professor of Biochemistry/Biotechnology at the University of Beira Interior. He was President of Faculty of Health Sciences... Read more Sylvie Bonichon- Involved in Professional Higher Education as a teacher, Sylvie Bonichon has also been in charge of International development and an Erasmus coordinator at her institution (La Providence Institution, Blois) in... Read more Per Nyborg- Per Nyborg was from 2003 until 2005 the Head of the BFUG Secretariat in Norway. Dimitrios Paschaloudis- more to come soon… Diane Freiberger- At present, Mag. Freiberger, MBA is the Vice Rector at the University of Applied Sciences Kufstein Tirol and in this role responsible about topics to study and teaching. Furthermore she... Read more Radu Damian- A graduate of the Technical University of Civil Engineering (UTCB) in Bucharest, Radu Damian has been since 2005 the Director of the Quality Evaluation Department of ARACIS, the Romanian Agency... Read more Ashot Markosyan- Ashot Markosyan is a Doctor of Science (Economics) since 1998, professor, full member of the Academy of Social Sciences of the Russian Federation since 1998. From 2003 he has been... Read more Dovile Sandaraite, Communications and Events Officer of EURASHE- Dovile Sandaraite is a Communications and Events officer at EURASHE. Within the Secretariat, she is in charge of developing and implementing the communications strategy and organising events. Before joining EURASHE... Read more Kristien Carnel- A Graduate of Pedagogical and Psychological Sciences at from University and University College Gent (Belgium) Kristien Carnel is specialised in the areas of reflective practice, assessment policy, and cooperation with... Read more Vladimír Šucha- Vladimír Šucha, Prof. MD., Director General of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission has been appointed to his position in July 2012. Prior to that, he spent... Read more Geir Vangen- Geir Vangen has more than 20 years experience in developing nationwide systems within higher education in Norway. At USIT, the University of Oslo University Center for Information Technology, he works... Read more John Smith- Dr John Smith has worked at the EUA since September 2004 with responsibility for its activities in the fields of research and innovation. After completing his Ph.D. in political science... Read more Walter Peeters- President, International Space University (ISU) Strasbourg, France. Career: Initial management positions in construction and petrochemical industry. Joined the European Space Agency (ESA) in 1983 in a number of project control and management... Read more Ladislav Čerych- Ladislav Čerych was an expert on educational policy, a founder and a former director of the European Institute of Education & Social Policy in Paris, France. † Patrick Donnet- Patrick Donnet is Director of the University Institute of Technology in Le Mans and Vice-President of the Assembly of Directors of IUT. Dermot Douglas- Dermot Douglas qualified as a zoologist in University College Dublin and was awarded his PhD in 1975. He has taught and conducted ecological research in both the university and the... Read more Carlo Parietti- Italian, born in 1950, Carlo Parietti is a professional journalist since 1976, and trade unionist in the Italian General Confederation of Labour (Cgil) since 1979. In 2001 he has been... Read more Anne Kraav- Anne Kraav is an associated professor of civil engineering at TTK University of Applied Sciences, since 2001, Vice Rector for Development. Anne Kraav has been intensively involved in applied research... Read more Olivier Cardin- Dr Olivier Cardin is currently assistant professor in the University of Nantes, where he teaches robotics, discrete-event simulation and automated production. He received his PhD in automatic control from the... Read more Sjur Bergan- Sjur Bergan is Head of the Education Department of the Council of Europe. He was one of the main authors of the Lisbon Recognition Convention and is a former Co-Secretary... Read more Arshaluys Tarverdyan- Was born in 1945, October 15, in Vayots Dzor region (former Eghegnadzor), village Elpin. In 1962 finished secondary school with medal. In 1963 entered Armenian Agricultural Institute, Faculty of Farm... Read more Michael Graham- Michael Graham is the Head of the European Commission’s representation in Lithuania. Nick Davy- Nick Davy was Higher Education Policy Officer at the Association of Colleges, United Kingdom, a partner in EUproVET, the European Network of National VET Associations. André Richier- André Richier is Principal Administrator at the European Commission in Brussels within the Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (Key Enabling Technologies and Digital Economy Unit). He... Read more Rimantas Vaitkus- Dr Rimantas Vaitkus was born on 1 October 1957 in Plungė. Dr Vaitkus has been Vice-Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania since February 2013. Since February... Read more Nicole Graf- Since autumn 2014 Prof. Dr Nicole Graf has been the president of the new independent Heilbronn Campus, Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University. From 2005 to 2009 Prof. Dr Nicole Graf led... Read more Jochen Ehrenreich- Jochen Ehrenreich is a senior researcher at DHBW Heilbronn. He built his expertise in fields like University Governance, Quality Assurance and Accreditation, Lifelong Learning and Technology Transfer through hands-on project... Read more Sándor Magda- Sándor Magda was born on 13 March 1946 in Ludas, Hungary. He graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture of the Debrecen University of Agriculture. After graduating from the university, he... Read more Nada Kovačević- Nada Kovačević has a PhD in Pharmacy. She jointed the Faculty of Pharmacy University of Belgrade in 1984. and from that time she pass all steps from technical assistant to... Read more Ruard Wallis deVries- Ruard Wallis deVries represents the Directorate General for Education and Culture of the European Commission. Jouni Jurvelin- Jouni Jurvelin, PhD is a study coordinator and senior lecturer at the School of Technology of JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Finland. Jouni has been involved in several EU-projects, including... Read more Dirk G. Bochar- Dirk G. Bochar is Secretary General of the European Engineers Federation (FEANI) since 2010, a European umbrella Organization covering 33 National Engineering Associations from the European Higher Education Area (EHEA),... Read more Evi Knuts- Evi Knuts is a service adviser in practice-based research at the University of Applied Sciences PXL (Belgium). As a member of COSME and different regional intermediary institutions she is responsible... Read more Adam Gajek- Adam Gajek is a member of the European Students’ Union’s Executive Committee 2016/2017. His main focus lies in the area of quality of higher education, with an emphasis given to quality assurance... Read more Anthony Dean- Prof. Anthony Dean is Professor of Performing Arts, Dean of Cultural Engagement and Dean of Faculty of Arts at the University of Winchester (www.winchester.ac.uk). He has considerable experience in developing... Read more Viveka Persson- Viveka Persson is head of unit in the Department of Quality Assurance at the Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ). Ján Říha- Ján Říha was the President of SK RVŠ and Chairperson of the Student Chamber of the Council of Higher Education Institutions in the Czech Republic. Iva Biondić- Iva Biondić is Director of Business Development at the VERN’ Group, owner of VERN’ University of Applied Sciences in Zagreb, Croatia. Currently she is a Program Director of OBRAD project... Read more António Silva Mendes- Since March 2012, António Silva Mendes has been the Director for the Education & Vocational Training at the Directorate-General (DG) of Education & Culture in the European Commission. Of Portuguese... Read more Gudrun Paulsdottir- Gudrun Paulsdottir is an internal expert in higher education. She has held many positions in various higher education organisations, including at Stockholm University in Sweden. She has also been a... Read more Renata Radvanska- Renata Radvanska is a former project officer of EURASHE, she worked on the general administration of the organisation, as well as on the organisation of EURASHE events. Levente Kiss- Levente Kiss MD PhD is the appointed director of the Teaching Center at the Faculty of Medicine of Semmelweis University (Budapest, Hungary) and also a senior assistant professor at the... Read more Nikolai Toivonen- Dr. Nikolai Toivonen graduated from Petrozavodsk State University in 1984. He was awarded the degree of Candidate of Physics and Mathematics (PhD) by the Leningrad State University named after A.A.... Read more Petra Perényi- Ms Petra Perényi was the project manager of the EU-funded project “Digitalizing Educational Authority’s Public Administration Processes”, budget of cca. 2M euros, between December 2009 and March 2013, and thus... Read more Marjan Velej- Marjan Velej is Coordinator of the IMPLETUM project. Mag. Marjan Velej obtained his BSc and (scientific) MSc degree at the Faculty for Mechanical Engineering of the University of Ljubljana where... Read more Gorazd Rakovec- M.Sc. Gorazd Rakovec, B.Sc. is a private consultant for digitalization of production and logistics and also a lecturer on the Higher Vocational College in Slovenia. He started his career as... Read more Widar Hvamb- Widar Hvamb is a former Secretary General of the Norwegian Council of State Colleges. Mario De Martino- Mario De Martino is a former project officer of EURASHE, he supported the organisation of EURASHE’s conferences and seminars. Johan Almqvist- Johan Almqvist is a member of the Executive Committee of ESIB – The National Unions of Students in Europe. Before this, he was a vice-president of the Swedish National Union of Students.... Read more Darinka Vrečko- Darinka Vrečko holds the position of Secretary within the Department of Higher Education at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia. From 1996 when she... Read more Brikena Xhomaqi- Brikena Xhomaqi is the Director of the Lifelong Learning Platform – European Civil Society for Education (former EUCIS-LLL) since 2016. The LLL Platform represents over 40 European wide civil society... Read more Hannes Raffaseder- Hannes Raffaseder studied communication engineering and computer music in Vienna. For almost 20 years he has been working as a lecturer and researcher in the fields of audio and sound... Read more Baptiste Baraudou- Baptiste Baraudou was member of Consultative National Commission of IUT from 2011 to 2012. David Boud- David Boud is Foundation Director of the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning, Deakin University, Emeritus Professor at the University of Technology Sydney and Professor of Work and... Read more Marianne van Loenhout- Marianne van Loenhout is Policy Maker at the Dutch Metal Union. Klaas Vansteenhuyse- Klaas Vansteenhuyse is head International Office at UC Leuven-Limburg (UCLL) in Belgium. UCLL is a merger of three former colleges in Flanders. Internationalisation has been put forward as a strategic... Read more Christian Thune- Christian Thune was for a number of years Professor in International Politics at the University of Copenhagen, and he was Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Law and Political Science... Read more Markus Lecke- Markus Lecke is a telecommunication engineer and studied at the University of applied Science in Lemgo, North Rhine Westphalia. He started his career as an expert for vocational training concepts... Read more Monique Swennenhuis- Monique Swennenhuis is currently senior advisor internationalisation at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen. She is primarily involved in strategic policy work on positioning and profiling the University and its... Read more Lada Crnobori- more to come soon… James Joachim Calleja- Dr Joachim James Calleja is Director of CEDEFOP since 2013. Before his appointment, he served as the Permanent Secretary of the ministry of Education and Employment. He has been working... Read more Andris Sarnovics- Andris Sarnovics is Rector of BA School of Business & Finance in Riga, Latvia. Work experience: State Secretary of Ministry of Education and Science of Republic of Latvia (2000 –... Read more Andreas Efstathiou- Prof. Andreas Efstathiou was educated at Queen Mary, University of London. He held appointments at Queen Mary & Westfield College (1989-1992), University of Hertfordshire (1992-1995) and Imperial College London (1995-2001)... Read more Jumber Silagadze- Jumber Silagadze represents the University Interpharm+ (UI+), a member of EURASHE. Henning Dettleff- Henning Dettleff (born 1978) studied Business Administration and Dutch Philology in Oldenburg (Germany), Groningen (Netherlands) and Växjö (Sweden). He graduated in Business Administration both from the University of Oldenburg and... Read more David Coyne- David Coyne is Director for the ‘European Social Fund (ESF), Monitoring of Corresponding National Policies I and Coordination’. He was previously Director for Education, responsible for co-ordinating the Commission’s education... Read more Florence Lecroq- In 1990, Florence LECROQ began her research career with a Phd on underwater acoustics. Her research in acoustic scattering took place in a CNRS laboratory at the University of Le... Read more Pavel Drasar- Prof. Pavel Drasar is a full professor of organic chemistry and he is teaching organic chemistry, microscale techniques, vacuum technology, natural products, special analyses, Software and Molecularuty of biological activity... Read more Roger Ellul-Micallef- Professor Ellul-Micallef is president of EAN. He received his education at the Lyceum and the Royal University of Malta, from where he graduated MD in 1967. He then proceeded to... Read more Joaquim Ramos de Carvalho- Joaquim Ramos de Carvalho is the Vice-Rector for International Relations, Professor at the Department of History, Archaeology and Arts of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Coimbra and... Read more Ella Joukkola- I am Ella Joukkola, an environmental engineering student from Savonia University of Applied Sciendes in Kuopio, Finland. This year I’m also a member of the Board in University of Applied... Read more Dragan Primorac- Dragan Primorac (born June 7, 1965) is a university professor, pediatrician, geneticist and forensic science expert who became a politician as a member of Croatian Government, serving as the Minister... Read more Christoph Veigel- Christoph Veigel, graduated in 1981 from the University of Tübingen with degrees in English and Physical Education. From 1979 to 1980, he followed a two Semester study programme at the... Read more Edward Dhondt- Edward Dhondt (Belgium), was the third president of EURASHE between 1994 and 1996 and went on to be the second secretary general of the organisation between 1996 and 2000. Previously... Read more Karel Šima- Dr. Karel Šima works in the Centre for Higher Education Studies, Prague as a senior researcher and consultant. He studied history and anthropology at Charles University, Prague where he also... Read more Gino Schilders- Gino Schilders is human resources manager at AHOLD in the Czech Republic. Augusto Cocorullo- Augusto Cocorullo. Ph.D. student in Social Science and Statistics – XXIX cycle at University of Naples “Federico II”; Departement He collaborated in the research activities of a PRIN on the theme... Read more Luc Broes- Luc Broes is the SPACE Financial Manager. Work experiances and has gained experiences as: international coordinator at Plantijn University College (2002-2012) (involved in and coordinated a) IP’s b) CD Master... Read more João Pedro Barros- Prof. João Pedro Barros has been the President of the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu in Portugal. Jytte Mansfeld- Jytte Mansfeld is the Head of International Relations at Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College – the biggest business college in Denmark, where she is responsible for all international relations, projects,... Read more Victor Arias Rodríguez- Victor Arias Rodriguez is graduated in English Philology at Valladolid University. Today he is a Manager of Internationalization at the Internationalization Area in Tknika, Errenteria, Gipuzkoa. Currently he is involved in... Read more Ulla Preeden- Ulla Preeden is a rector of Tartu Health Care College in Estonia since 2016 and she is a member of Estonian Rectors’ Conference of Universities of Applied Sciences. Previously she... Read more Jim Allen- Jim Allen is since 1997 (senior) researcher at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) of the Department of Economics and Business Administration at the University of... Read more Triant Flouris- Triant Flouris received his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining HAUniv, he was Dean for the School of Aviation Sciences at Daniel Webster College, Nashua, NH,... Read more Anthony Lewis Brooks- Associate Professor Anthony Lewis (aka Tony) Brooks PhD was born in Wales, UK. His doctoral dissertation reported the evolution of his body of research titled SoundScapes that resulted in a... Read more Rogier Cazemier- Rogier Cazemier has been senior lecturer and researcher at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences since 2003. Under his main responsibilities fall, the development of curriculum for bachelor Entrepreneurship, conducting full semester... Read more Martin Lauth Lauridsen- Martin Lauth Lauridsen is the Director of TietgenSkolen in Denmark. Neil Merritt- Neil Merritt (United Kingdom) was the 1st President of EURASHE (1990 – 1992). He was educated at the University of Hull (LLB). He lectured in law at various colleges in 1962-73. He... Read more Ketan Makwana- Ketan Makwana is a renowned international speaker and serial entrepreneur who has started, scaled a sold multiple businesses. In a response to the emerging skills gap between education to employment... Read more Jean-Philippe Restoueix- Jean Philippe RESTOUEIX is 56 years old. Since 1994, he is administrator within the Council of Europe firstly in the Youth department and since 2007 within the Education department. Within... Read more Damien Huvelle- Damien Huvelle is a linguist and philologist who first conducted research in compared linguistics and sign-language grammar. He taught linguistics and translation theory at the Institut Libre Marie Haps in... Read more Michael Allen- Michael Allen has been Associate Vice President for International Programmes & Services of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). David Taylor- David Taylor is the General Manager at BUSINET and Head of International Partnership at New College Durham in the United Kingdom. Ajda Praznik- Ajda Praznik is a student of the 3rd year at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Ljubljana and a student of the 2nd year at the Higher Vocational College at... Read more Merel Van Hove- Merel Van Hove is a former trainee at EURASHE. She is a last year college student at the University College of Ghent, in business translator-interpreter Dutch, French, English and Spanish... Read more Conor Moss- Conor Moss is Director of Education and Employer Partnerships at Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom. He has 15 years in academia specialising in strategic management, leadership and organisational development. Conor... Read more Tibor Navracsics- Tibor Navracsics is a Hungarian lawyer and politician, who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade from June to September 2014. He previously served as Minister of Administration and Justice between 2010 and 2014. He... Read more Srđan Verbić- Srđan Verbić is the Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. He graduated in theoretical physics at the Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, after... Read more Lucien Bollaert- Lucien Bollaert is an independent international QA expert, keynote speaker at many conferences on QA, author of peer-reviewed articles and visiting professor in New York. He is member of the... 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Jasmina Havranek- Jasmina Havranek, Ph.D. became Director of Croatian Agency for Science and Higher Education (ASHE). By this time Dr Havranek had accumulated 33 years as an instructor in academia. She started... Read more Tim McCormac- Dr Tim Mc Cormac is Head of Research, Research Office, at the Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Rd., Dundalk, Co. Louth., Ireland. Joost Degenaar- Joost Degenaar is programme for director Healthy Ageing at Hanze University of Applied Sciences and Director of the Centre of Expertise Healthy Ageing, a public private partnership for innovation in... Read more Hervé Pilon- Mr Hervé Pilon has held the position of General Director at Cégep André-Laurendeau in Montreal for eight years. Prior to this, he was academic dean for two years at the... Read more Anne Majot- Anne Majot is a nurse and a midwife. She also has a master in hospital management and is graduated from the Solvay Business School where she got a 3rd Cycle degree... Read more Kim Van der Borght- Kim Van der Borght is Professor of International Economic Law at the Centre for Economic Law & Governance (Vrije Universiteit Brussel). He is Reader in Law at Westminster University (England).... Read more Hans Siggaard Jensen- Hans Siggaard Jensen (b. 1947), professor of philosophy of science and vice-dean for education at the Danish School of Education at the University of Aarhus. Degrees in philosophy, mathematics and... Read more Tõnis Lukas- Tõnis Lukas is the former Minister of Education and Research of Estonia. Lies Wijnants- Lies Wijnants worked for 10 years as a researcher, learning developer and trainer at the Centre for Language and Education at the Catholic University of Louvain, especially on projects for... Read more Janneke Korf- Janneke Korf is the Team Manager SCHE at Hanzehogeschool (University of Applied Sciences) in Netherlands. 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He has a dual background in applied linguistics and strategic management. Ole has... Read more Xiaotian Zhang- Xiaotian Zhang represents international students from Raatus International Trade. Jo Baeyens- Jo Baeyens is senior policy advisor of the CEO at the Arteveldehogeschool, University College, Ghent, Belgium. The last 5 years she worked at the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) in... Read more Klara Engels-Perenyi- Klara Engels-Perenyi is Policy Officer at the European Commission. In the higher education policy unit of the Directorate-General for Education and Culture Klara is responsible for the policy areas quality... Read more Michael Nagel- Prof. Dr. Michael Nagel is Professor of International Management and Marketing and Head of the Department of International Business at Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University Stuttgart (DHBW), Germany. He holds three... Read more André Gauron- André Gauron is Conseiller Maître at the French Cours des Comptes. Before, he served as a President of the High Committee for Education, Economy and Employment at the French Ministry... Read more Jin Yang- Jin Yang is currently a senior programme specialist at the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) in Hamburg, Germany. He carries out research on lifelong learning policies and strategies, facilitates... Read more Zdenka Steblovnik Župan- Excellent connoisseur of international professional higher education, specialized in Short Cycle Higher Education, head of School Centre Maribor Higher Vocational College, vice-president of Woodworking Association of Slovenia, former president of... Read more Jelena Bulatović- Executive Director of the Serbian Association of Managers (SAM) and Board Member of the Opportunity Bank in Serbia. Business executive with over 15 years of working experience in the area... 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Apart from his overall management tasks, he seeks strategic... Read more Caty Duykaerts- City Duykaerts is member of the ENQA Board since 2012 and head of the Executive Unit of the Agency for Evaluation of Higher Education Quality in the French Community of... Read more Eva Petersson Brooks- Associate Professor in Medialogy, Director of the Centre for Design, Learning and Innovation (DLInnovation), and Head of the Architecture, Design and Medialogy Department at Aalborg University-Esbjerg, Denmark. Furthermore, she is... Read more Sigrid Nindl- Sigrid Nindl is Head of the Consulting Department of 3s, a consulting and research company in Vienna, Austria, with a wide range of products and services around the interface of... Read more Norbert Miskolczi- Norbert Miskolczi was President of the National Union of Students in Hungary, HÖOK. Neeme Raud- Journalist, News Anchor and International Correspondent with 30+ years of experience. Have worked for TV, Radio and Print-media in the US, Russia, and Estonia. Experienced host of international conferences and... Read more Maurice Grech- Maurice Grech is the Principal and CEO of Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST). Malcolm Skilbeck- Malcolm Skilbeck is an education consultant, formerly vice chancellor of Deakin University and professor of Curriculum Studies at the University of London Institute of Education. Professor Malcolm Skilbeck is also an Educational... Read more Heather Gibson- Heather Gibson has a BSc (Honours) degree in Zoology and a research MSc (Parasitology) both from the University of Glasgow and acquired a Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Education... Read more Maria Kelo- Maria Kelo is the Director of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA). Together with the Association’s President she represents ENQA in the E4 group and in... Read more Patricia Pégurier- Patricia Pégurier represents the University Institute of Technology (IUT)-Nice (France). Célia Reis- Célia Reis is Computer Engineer from Sciences and Technology Faculty of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and completed an MBA at AESE Escola de Direção e Negócios, being continuously connected to... Read more Mike Fox- Mike Fox is head of the Design Department at the Limerick School of Art and Design (LSAD), part of Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland. Initially trained in fine art he... Read more Mateja Melink- Mateja Melink is an assistant and researcher at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. She has been actively involved in the Slovenian team of HEGESCO project (Higher Education... Read more Ben Croonenborghs- Ben Croonenborghs is the newly appointed business manager of ODYN, a new start-up that draws on an active research and innovation collaboration between an SME in the HR consultancy sector... Read more Ellen Hazelkorn- Professor Ellen Hazelkorn is a partner and international education policy consultant with BH Associates (https://www.bhassociates.eu). She is Professor emeritus and Director, Higher Education Policy Research Unit (HEPRU), Dublin Institute of... Read more Milka Smrdelj-Topić- Milka Smrdel-Topić is an adult student, Vocational College of Wood Technology School Maribor. Milka Smrdel-Topić is an adult student of Vocational College of Wood Technology School Maribor, Slovenia Lives with... Read more Ružica Stanković- Ružica Stanković was elected as college professor on December 1, 1988. From 1999 to 2005 was a coordinator of higher business schools. From 2005 to April, 2011 she was the... Read more Anders Bøgebjerg Hansen- Anders Bøgebjerg Hansen holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Copenhagen. He has worked with different student information systems at two universities and has 15 years... Read more Herman Van de Mosselaer- Herman Van de Mosselaer is project manager education research at the Artesis Plantijn University College Antwerp. The projects he manages and works on combine education research and development. He has... Read more Emmanuel Peclaris- Emmanuel Peclaris holds a degree in French Literature; for the past three decades he is a Translator into Greek with the European Parliament and undertakes terminological tasks in the framework... Read more Martin Sternberg- Prof. Dr. Martin Sternberg is the chairman of the new “Graduierteninstitut für angewandte Forschung der Fachhochschulen NRW (Post Graduate Institution for Cooperative Doctorate Studies North-Rhine-Westphalia)” since 2016. From 2006 to... Read more Olivier Caillet- more to come soon… Fabienne Vanderoost- Fabienne Vanderoost is the quality coordinator at the HELDV (at the “Parnasse” site in Brussels). She started this position in 2004. Her various missions are oriented towards the coordination of... Read more Bettine Gola- more to come soon… Paulina Bednarz- more to come soon… Pedro Dominguinhos- Prof. Pedro Dominguinhos is the vice-president of The Portuguese Polytechnics Coordinating Council and the President of the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal. more to come soon… Brigitte Noc- Brigitte Noc has 15 years of experience in Higher Education, with both teaching and administration experience. For the past 10 years at the University Institute of Technology (IUT) at the... Read more Tim Burton- Tim Burton joined the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) as an Assistant Director in 2009, where he is part of the Standards, Quality and Enhancement (SQE) strand of... Read more Arpád Balógh- Dr. Arpád Balógh is the President of Confederation on Hungarian Colleges. Juha Saukkonen- Juha P. Saukkonen (M. Sc., econ), Senior Lecturer of Management at the JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Global Business Management-unit. Juha P. Saukkonen is the coordinator of High Tech Management-specialization... Read more Anna Pecak- more to come soon… Stefanie Hofmann- Dr. Stefanie Hofmann has been working in the Bologna Process since 1998, 1998-2002 as project manager for the implementation of Bologna reforms at Greifswald University (Germany), 2002-2003 for the German Rectors’ Conference,... Read more Stéphane Lauwick- Stéphane Lauwick joined the University of Le Havre (France) in 1993 as a professeur agrégé. After heading the Electrical Engineering Department of the University Institute of Technology (IUT) of that... Read more Eugenija Vagnerienė- Eugenija Vagnerienė is a Director of a private non-profit institution of professional higher education, V. A. Graciunas School of Management (AVM), with primary responsibility for the development and operations of... Read more Bernd Wächter- Bernd Wächter is ACA’s Director, a position he has held since 1998. Bernd is responsible for the overall management of the Brussels-based Secretariat and is a frequently consulted expert and speaker on... Read more Wioletta Wegorowska- The Executive Director is responsible for the execution of the decisions taken by the Executive Committee and the General Assembly, and for the general administrative and financial management of the... Read more Nicolae Dură- Nicolae Dură is the former Vice-Rector of the ‘Ovidius’ University of Constanta (Romania). He holds a PhD in Theology and Utriusque Juris Doctor (Civil and Canon Law). He is visiting... Read more Ari Åberg- Ari Åberg is Senior Policy Advisor at IndustriAll European Trade Union, the voice of 7 million working men and women across supply chains in manufacturing, mining and energy sectors across... Read more Josep Grifoll- Josep Grifoll is an economist by formation. Since 1997 he is working in AQU Catalunya on QA processes for programmes and higher education institutions. Since 2008 he is member of... Read more Bjørn Stensaker- Dr. Bjørn Stensaker is a professor of Higher Education at the University of Oslo, where he coordinates the work related to academic staff development. The research interests of Dr. Stensaker... Read more James Knight- Mr Knight is President of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges. As the national and international voice of Canada’s 150 community colleges and technical institutes, the Association’s mandate is to... Read more Luis Manuel Paulino Marte- I am Dominican and reside in Santo Domingo, a beautiful paradise to live and work. In 1987 I was graduated as a system engineer with honor from the University INTEC.... Read more Tudor Pitulac- Tudor Pitulac has been the Rector of University of ‘Petre Andrei’ in Iaşi (UPA). Roland Ocelli- Roland Occelli is a professor at University Paul Cezanne in Marseille (IUT). He was the director of this institute from 1996- 2006. Mr Occelli was vice-president of ADIUT until 2009.... Read more Marcin Krasnodębski- Marcin Krasnodębski is a former research officer at EURASHE working in the area of mobility and international openness. Johnny Golding- Prof Golding holds the Chair in Philosophy and Fine Art at Birmingham School of Art and is Director of the PHD/Post-Doctoral Centre for Fine Art Research (CFAR), Birmingham City University. ... Read more Raimund Hudak- As senior lecturer and researcher with over 10 years of experience at leading academic institutions Raimund Hudak has been involved in various research programmes in Germany and abroad. He is... Read more Mailis Reps- Mailis Reps currently is the Minister of Education and Research of the Republic of Estonia. Previously she served a few times as a member of the Estonian Parliament (Riigikogu) and... Read more Mike Grey- Mike Grey manages the EC Futures team in The Faculty of Engineering and Computing at Coventry University. EC Futures were recently awarded The Best University Placement Service in the UK... Read more László Dux- László Dux represents the Hungarian Ministry for National Resources (MNR) and is a former Deputy State Secretary for Higher Education. Margreet Engelhart- Margreet Engelhart was born in Groningen in 1967. After completing her drs. at the University of Groningen (Psychology) in 1992 she works as a psychologist, teacher and curriculum designer. In... Read more Richard Tuffs- Richard Tuffs has been director of the ERRIN network since October 2010. ERRIN is a regional network that promotes the regional dimension of the European research and innovation agenda, European... Read more Joaquim Mourato- Joaquim António Belchior Mourato was born on the 6th of November 1965 and is the author of several articles and publications in the fields of management, economics sciences and higher... Read more Christiane Gaehtgens- Dr. Christiane Gaehtgens is an expert in the field of higher education policy with a strong international background. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Bonn.... Read more Dr Paula Nottingham- Dr Paula Nottingham has worked at Middlesex University since 2009 and is a Senior Lecturer based in the Department of Education within the Faculty of Professional and Social Sciences working... Read more Raimonda Agnė Medeišienė- Coordinator of the project “New Strategies for Working Life Collaboration” (No. NPHZ-2014/10017) financed by Nordplus Horizontal. Raimonda Agne Medeisiene recently works for Vilniaus kolegija/ University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of... Read more Guy Haug- Played a key role in the shaping and initiating the Bologna Process and the EU’s agenda for the modernization of higher education as part of the Lisbon Strategy (now EU2020),... Read more Denise Amyot- Denise Amyot is the Chair of the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics to which she brings a wealth of experience sitting on different baords or playing a leadership role... Read more Mette Mørk Andersen- Mette Moerk Andersen is Policy Officer in the European Commission in the field of higher education working on issues related to recognition, the Bologna Process and the social dimension of... Read more Krisztina Olàh, Financial and Administrative Officer of EURASHE- Krisztina Olàh is a Financial and Administrative Officer at EURASHE as from July 2018. She is in charge of all the financial and HR issues within the organisation and supports... Read more Paula Peres- She has a post-PhD and a PhD in Education technologies area. Master in computer science and graduate in Math Computer. She is Pro-President of Polytechnic of Porto (P.PORTO). She is... Read more Philippe De Coninck- more to come soon… Klara De Wilde- Klara De Wilde is quality coordinator at the Quality Assurance Unit of the Flemish Council of Universities and University Colleges (VLUHR-QAU). Melinda Szabo- Melinda Szabo has been working as a Project Officer for the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR) since March 2013. She studied at the Babes-Bolyai University in Romania,... Read more Tijana Isoski- After representing Serbia in the Board of the European Students’ Union for two years, Tijana Isoski has been elected to the ESU Executive Committee for the period 2014/2015. She is... Read more Filip Burgelman- Filip Burgelman has been coordinator/entrepreneurship education architect at Thomas More University College in Belgium since 2011, working on a research & innovation hub on sustainability, innovation in education and entrepreneurship.... Read more Ignace Van Dingenen- Ignace Van Dingenen is the Director at Association University Ghent and Director of Education & Research at Erasmushogeschool in Brussels (Belgium). Jaana Puukka- Jaana Puukka is an international expert in higher education, innovation and knowledge-based development. She has over 15 years’ experience in strategic and management roles at the international, national and institutional... Read more Judit Kádár- Judit Kádár is the Director of International Relations at the University of Physical Education in Budapest, Hungary. She taught American and Canadian culture studies at the Department of American Studies... Read more Alkinoos Nikolaidis- Alkinoos Nikolaidis was Rector of the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh) in Greece. Christophe Debout- Christophe Debout, RN, MScN, MPhil, PhD. Christophe Debout is a nurse anaesthetist. He successively held positions in clinical practice, management and education in France and abroad. From 2009 to 2014,... Read more Maris Krastins- Maris Krastins is academic (Lecturer) with experience in insurance field more than 12 years. From 2014 he is director of study programme “Risk Management and Insurance” in BA School of... Read more Jan Wojtyla- Prof. Dr. Jan Wojtyla has been Rector of the University of Katowice (Poland). Miladin Radisavljević- He was born in 1948. Faculty of Physical Education and Education in Belgrade in 1971. That same year he finished a one-year specialization in the field of physical training, a... Read more Joeri Van Den Steenhoven- Joeri van den Steenhoven is currently working at the Young Foundation (London, UK) as director of the Global Innovation Academy. This academy trains professionals from ngo’s, government and companies in... Read more Janja Komljenovic- Janja is a Research Assistant – Marie Curie PhD Fellow in the EU Marie Curie Research Network ‘Universities in the Knowledge Economy’. Her research project is about higher education resectoralisation... Read more Paul Garre- more to come soon… María Ángeles Martín Prats- PhD. María Ángeles Martín Prats is a senior lecturer in the Department of Electronic Engineering of the University of Seville since January 2009. She has also been a Researcher in the... Read more Mogens Berg- Mogens Berg is Chairperson of the Qualifications Framework (2005), and Expert at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Denmark, and Head of the working group on an ‘Overarching Qualifications Frameworks... Read more Darija Pešut- more to come soon… Anca Prisăcariu- Anca Prisăcariu is a PhD candidate at the University of Bucharest in the field of Educational Sciences and of QA research. She is a member of the Register Committee of... Read more Anthony Camilleri- He holds qualifications in law from the University of Malta, and was also active in the Malta national students’ union and the European Students’ Union. He works on topics related... Read more Birgit Hanny- At present Deputy Managing Director at ASIIN (Accreditation Agency for Study Programs in Engineering, Informatics, Natural Sciences and Mathematics e. V.) and Authorized Signatory of ASIIN Consult GmbH, Düsseldorf (Germany). Responsible... Read more Ronald Guillen- Ronald Guillen is professor at Nantes University and was a member of the 2010-2012 board of EURASHE. He was at the head of IUT (University Institute of Technology) of Saint-Nazaire and... Read more Spiros Sirmakessis- Spiros Sirmakessis graduated from the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics in 1992 with grade 8.72 and declared a Doctor of the same department in 1997. His doctoral thesis is... Read more Liliána Zúgó- Liliána Zúgó is the Economic Semester Officer at the Representation of the European Commission contributing to the assessment of the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy in Hungary. Liliána is... Read more Mats Lindstedt- Mats Lindstedt has a Master of Science in Business Strategy and International Marketing and a Licentiate in Applied Mathematics from the Helsinki University of Technology. He has over 15 years... Read more Madara More- Born 1988, Latvia, Liepaja. Education 2011 – Now BA School of Business and Finance MBA degree in Creative Industries Management; 2007 – 2011 BA School of Business and Finance Bachelor’s... Read more Elda Nikolou-Walker- Elda Nikolou-Walker joined Middlesex University in 2014. Elda is a Senior Lecturer in the Business School of Middlesex University. Elda holds both programme leadership and programme development responsibilities within the Business... Read more Péter Tasi- Péter Tasi is team coach at Budapest Business School – University of Applied Sciences (BBS). Dimitar Dimitrov- Prof. Eng. Dimitar Dimitrov, Ph.D. Rector of University of agribusiness and rural development – Plovdiv, Bulgaria.The author of the project of establishment of the university and its founder. Main scientific research... Read more Nina J Zugic- Dr Nina J Zugic is internationally recognised educationalist, specialised in developing multidisciplinary project proposals, project proposals’ assessment and evaluation, and findings related to the integration of learning, education, industry and... Read more Margita Maleševic- Ms Margita Malešević is since 2003 a Vice Head of Foreign languages department at University Centre of Vocational Studies in University of Split. Her main activities and responsibilities are lectures:... Read more Karlo Kolesar- Born on 13/04/1989, Karlo Kolesar is a graduate student of management of sustainable tourism development at the VERN in Zagreb. He is in his second term as vice-president of the... Read more Annick Dhooge- Annick Dhooge obtained her PhD in Sciences from the University of Ghent in 2005. In 2007 she started her career at the Erasmus University College as a lecturer in the... Read more Ricardo Rato- Ricardo Rato is the Registrar at the University of Saint Joseph. He has a Bachelor from ISCTE, 2004. Anita Līce- Anita Līce is an Adviser on Education and Employment Affairs at the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia (LDDK). She is also a member of the Advisory Committees on Vocational Education and... Read more Charles Mizzi- Charles Mizzi is the former Chairman of the Malta Qualifications Council (MQC). Anne Roosipõld- Anne Roosipõld has been working as a teacher and lecturer since 1995. She is a Head of Tourism and Restaurant Entrepreneurship Direction and work-based learning program in Estonian Entrepreneurship University of... Read more Philip von Brockdorff- Dr Philip Von Brockdorff is the senior lecturer at the Faculty of Economics, Management & Accountancy of University of Malta and also Head of Department of Economics of University of... Read more Sarsengali Abdymanapov- more to come soon… Karine Harutyunyan- Karine Harutyunyan is the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Armenia. She holds PhD Degree in Physics and Mathematics, as well as Master Degree in Social Sciences from the... Read more Rodrigo Maia- Rodrigo Maia is Chief Technology Officer of Altran Portugal since 2016. Over the last 3 years at Altran, he has built from scratch a Business Unit on Intelligent Systems focused... Read more Slava Pevec Grm- Slava Pevec Grm works as a senior expert in the Qualifications and Learning Outcomes team at Cedefop. Her main focus of research is monitoring the implementation of national qualifications frameworks... Read more Věra Šťastná- Věra Šťastná heads the analytical unit at the Rectorate of Charles University. She was the head of the Higher Education Development Unit at the Ministry of Education until 2006. She... Read more Alastair Pearce- Prof. Alastair Pearce studied as a musician at the Royal Academy of Music and King’s College London. He has been the Vice-Principal of one of Britain’s principal music conservatoires, the... Read more Jouni Kantola- Jouni Kantola is a former Vice President of the Union of Finnish Polytechnic Students. Sandra Kraze- Dr. Sandra Kraze is a Bologna expert for Latvia and a Council member of EURASHE. She holds a Doctor in Philology from the University of Latvia. She studied at St... Read more Frits Schormans- Frits Schormans began his career with general police work. General police work is a good basis for other more general police jobs in the future. The most important activities were... Read more Alex Rizzo- Dr. Ing. Alex Rizzo’s main fields of expertise are in vocational education & training (VET), small business strategy, alternative technologies and integrated water resource management, with some 30 publications to... Read more Romualdas Pusvaskis- Romualdas Pusvaskis is the Head of VET at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania. Marek Frankowicz- Specialist in Theoretical Chemistry and expert on Higher Education reforms. Coordinator for Quality and Internationalization at State Higher Vocational School in Tarnow and Associate Professor at the Jagiellonian University in... Read more Karlo Kolesar- Karlo Kolesar is a graduate student of management of sustainable tourism development at the VERN in Zagreb. He is in his second term as vice-president of the Student Council of... Read more Dolores Cristina- Ms Cristina, a member of the Nationalist Party, stood as a candidate in the 1996 general election. In April 1998, She briefly became Mayor of Swieqi in April 1998 before... Read more Colin Tück- Colin Tück has been working for EQAR since October 2007, initially as Project Manager on behalf of its founding members (ENQA, ESU, EUA and EURASHE). Prior to joining EQAR he... Read more Bert Hoogewijs- Bert Hoogewijs is the General Director of University College Ghent (HoGent) (Belgium). Olga Ovtsarenko- Olga Ovtšarenko is a lecturer of the TTK University of Applied Sciences, Center for Sciences more than 10 years of experience, also having practical experience as an engineer in production.... Read more Norman Apsley- Dr Norman Apsley OBE, FREng FIAE FInstP CPhys, CEng. Chief Executive, Catalyst Inc, formerly NI Science Park Foundation Ltd. Dr Norman Apsley has had a forty five year career in... Read more Olivier Hueber- Olivier Hueber represents the University Institute of Technology (IUT)-Nice (France). Guy Aelterman- Guy Aelterman is the former Chief of Staff of Minister for Education and Training of Flanders (Belgium). Tim Creedon- Dr Tim Creedon is currently President of the Universities of Applied Sciences (UASnet). He is President Emeritus Institute of Technology, Tallaght (Ireland) and special advisor to the Institutes of Technology... Read more Jenni Röynä- Jenni Röynä is a European Policy Advisor at University of Applied Sciences Students in Finland SAMOK. SAMOK represents over 140 000 UAS students in Finland and is the only UAS... Read more Spyros Amourgis- Spyros Amourgis has been President of the Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency and professor emeritus of architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and a former vice-president of the Hellenic Open... Read more Don F. Westerheijden- Don F. Westerheijden is senior research associate at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) of the University of Twente (Netherlands), where since over 20 years he co-ordinates research... Read more Nathalie Lugano- Nathalie Lugano is a former office and membership administrator of EURASHE. She was responsible for the general administrative management of the office, dealing with finances and personnel issues, supporting communication... Read more Ekaterina Arabska- Ekaterina Arabska is Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management at University of agribusiness and rural development – Plovdiv, Bulgaria (UARD). She holds a Ph.D. in Administration and Management and her experience... Read more Jasmina Poličnik- more to come soon… Joachim Gümüs Kallevig- Joachim Gümüs Kallevig is Head of Information in the Department of Foreign Education in NOKUT. From December 2015, he is acting Head of Section for recognition of professional qualifications (NQF... Read more Kauko Hämäläinen- Kauko Hämäläinen is the former director of Palmenia Centre for Continuing Education (Finland). Elinga Noreikaitė- Elinga Noreikaitė is the designer of the e-book “New Strategies for Working Life Collaboration” which was the final outcome of the Nordplus Horizontal project (No. NPHZ-2014/10017). She is recently taking... Read more Branko Savić- Branko Savić is the president of the Conference of Academies for Applied Studies in Serbia (CAASS) since August 2015. He obtained his PhD in mechanical engineering and was elected as... Read more Philippe Léonard- Philippe Léonard serves as IPC Europe director, a global industry association that provides standards, education and training, global advocacy and solutions for the global electronics industry. Léonard supports the development of IPC... Read more Terence Clifford-Amos- Terence is an International Consultant has spent more than 20 years in higher education in the UK and still holds a visiting lectureship at the Université Catholique de Lille, France.... Read more Jan Mühlfeit- Jan Muehlfeit is Chairman Europe of the Microsoft Corporation. He is responsible for representing Microsoft Corporation and engaging with governments, large corporations, key partners and academic elites both within EU... Read more Ann Verreth- Ann Verreth has been vice-president of NVAO’s executive board since 1 January 2016. Within NVAO she is in charge of strategy, communications and system-development matters as regards Flanders; as well... Read more Ivett Szalóme Horváth- When I first saw someone coming in to the rehab facility in a wheelchair -after a serious motorcycle accident- and few month later walking out with crutch, I knew instantly... Read more Adil Akhmetov- Dr Adil K. Akhmetov is the Director of International Affairs at Kazakh British Technical University (KBTU) in Kazakhstan. Stefano Russo- Stefano Russo has more than 15 years experience in developing nationwide software systems. He spent most of them at Kion, the company which is the leader in developing Students Information... Read more Helena Freitas- Helena Freitas holds a PhD in Ecology from the University of Coimbra, in collaboration with the University of Bielefeld, Germany, and was a Post-Doc at the University of Stanford, USA.... Read more Daniel Barcza- Dr. Daniel Barcza is an associate professor and the Vice-Rector of Strategy at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest, Hungary (MOME). He is in charge of the ongoing planning... Read more Andrius Pleckaitis- Andrius Pleckaitis is Innovation Manager at INFOBALT since 2010, and as such responsible for innovation policy and innovation funding schemes (national, regional and EU public sector); Information Society strategic issues,... Read more Ladislav Jirků- Ladislav Jirků has been Rector of the College of Polytechnics Jihlava and President of the Czech Association of Schools of Professional Higher Education (CASPHE) (Czech Republic). Lino Oliveira- PhD in Informatics from the University Portucalense Infante D. Henrique (UPT) in 2012 with the thesis “Implementation of an Integrated Platform Content Management Systems and Web 2.0 applications to higher... Read more Tea Danilov- Tea Danilov represents the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of the Republic of Estonia. Juanito Camilleri- Juanito Camilleri is the Rector at University of Malta. Michal Karpíšek, Secretary-General of EURASHE- Michal Karpíšek is the Secretary-General of EURASHE, starting 1 June 2016. He has been Executive Officer of the Czech Association of Schools of Professional Higher Education (CASPHE) since 1994. He... Read more Anna Bakker- Anna Bakker is the former President (2005) of Dutch Association for Shorter Higher Education (DASHE) in the Netherlands. Nerijus Varnas- Nerijus Varnas is the President of the Rectors Conference of Lithuanian University Colleges (LKDK) since May 2018. He is the rector of the Kaunas University of Applied Engineering Sciences (KTK)... Read more Bertel Haarder- Bertel Geismar Haarder (born 7 September 1944) is a Danish politician. He represents Venstre, the Danish liberal party. From November 2001 to February 2005 he was Minister for Refugees, Immigrants... Read more Ilja Laurs- Ilja Laurs is Founder & Chairman at Nextury Ventures, Lithuania. He is a serial entrepreneur & venture investor with a track record of building nine-figure companies from scratch and multiple exits.... Read more Robert Krengel- Starting in 1993 in the European Commission as administrator in the Research DG, Mr Krengel has held functions as Head of different Units: the Central budgetary and financial unit, the resource... Read more Dries Froyen- Dries Froyen is Quality Manager at KHLim (Belgium), he has been involved in EURASHE’s activities through VLHORA, the Flemish Council of University Colleges. Aldis Baumanis- Dr. Aldis Baumanis is the Chairman of the Board of the Turiba University and also the Chairman of the Association of Private universities in Latvia. Biljana Apostolova- more to come soon… Peter Baur- Peter Baur has joined the European Commission in 1994; he worked for almost 7 years in the European research programmes in the area of Information Technologies. In 2001 he started to... Read more Miroslava Kopicová- Miroslava Kopicová is a former Minister of Education, Youth & Sports of the Czech Republic. Tiago Estêvão Martins- Tiago Martins is member of the Executive Committee of the European Students’ Union (ESU), the organization representing 15 million students from 39 countries. Through his work in ESU, he is... Read more Richard Yelland- Richard Yelland is Head of the Policy Advice and Implementation Division (PAI) in the Directorate for Education and Skills at the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). Antonis A. Zorpas- Antonis A. Zorpas has studied Chemical Engineering and holds an MSc in Chemical Engineer and a PhD, which focuses on Environmental Management and Engineering. Dr. Zorpas’ PhD focuses on the... Read more Nikitas Kastis- Nikitas Kastis has a First Honours Degree in Engineering and a Ph.D. in Financial Management and Project Evaluation from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He was Research Associate... Read more Luís Coelho- Luis Coelho is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon. He received his MSc degree in 1993 and PhD degree in 2005 in Mechanical Engineering at... Read more Anne-Marie Charraud- Anne-Marie Charraud represents the French Commission nationale de la certification professionnelle (CNCP). Ulf-Daniel Ehlers- Ulf is a learning innovation expert and has been appointed Professor for Educational Management and Lifelong Learning at the Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University in Karlsruhe in 2011. From 2011-2016 he... Read more Sandrine Javelaud- Sandrine Javelaud was trained as a jurist. After teaching Law in the French National Education system, she headed an industry sector’s training centre for apprentices during 7 years. She joined... Read more Thanasis Hadzilacos- Professor of Educational Technology (Information Systems) at the Open University of Cyprus (OUC) since 2007, where I direct the Educational Technology Lab and chair the International Relations and Academic Disciplinary... Read more Nikola Petrović- more to come soon… Witold Stankowski- more to come soon… Thomas Berger- Thomas Berger has been head of the EU liaison office of the University of Applied Sciences (UAS) Fulda since 2016. Before he joined the university he had been managing director... Read more Kevin Guillaume- Kevin Guillaume is the director of internal relations at the Belgian ARES, the federation of all higher education institutions in French-speaking Belgium/Wallonia-Brussels Federation. Prior to joining the ARES in September... Read more Lucyna Krzeminska- more to come soon… Patrick Leushuis- Patrick Leushuis is Senior Policy Advisor Higher Education & Labour Market in the Department of Higher Education and Student Finance at the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. He... Read more Lauma Sīka- Since 2011 working as a Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Science, responsible for EU affairs, policy coordination, higher education and science. Since 2006 working as a... Read more Nuno Mangas- more to come soon… W. John Morgan- Professor William John Morgan holds the UNESCO Chair of the Political Economy of Education and is Director of the Centre for Comparative Education Research, School of Education, University of Nottingham.... Read more Anthony F. Camilleri- Anthony F. Camilleri is a tertiary education policy consultant. He holds qualifications in law from the University of Malta, and was also active in the Malta national students’ union and... Read more Ad Vermeulen- Ad Vermeulen represents Fontys University of Applied Science, he is a member of the LLL-network in the Netherlands. Andreas Bohonnek- Andreas Bohonnek studied economics and sociology at the University of Vienna (Austria). Final degree in Sociology. He worked as tutor and project assistant at the Institute of Sociology at University of Vienna,... Read more Jari Riiheläinen- Jari Riiheläinen is Education Policy and Systems Analyst in the education and youth policy analysis unit (formerly Eurydice) in the European Commission’s Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture (EAEAC).... Read more Ene Kadastik- Ene Kadastik works in Estonian Ministry of Education and Research as Deputy Head of the Research Policy Department. She has been working on smart specialisation, structural funds and policy documents... Read more Alice Rasmussen- Ms Rasmussen is the Principal of Lillebaelt University College in Denmark. Ellen Budde- Ellen Budde has over 40 years of experience working with different communities. For the past 20 years, she has been a teacher and senior project manager at the Amsterdam University... Read more Noel Treacy- Noel Treacy (born 18 December 1951) is a former Irish Fiana Fail politician. He served as a Teachta Dala (TD) for the Galway Eastconstituency from 1982 to 2011. Between 1989 and 1991 he served... Read more Armen Budaghyan- Armen Budaghyan graduated from the faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Yerevan Polytechnic Institute. He did his postgraduate study at the Moscow Automobile Road Institute. In 1990 he earned his PhD in... Read more Ulf-Daniel Ehlers- Ulf is a learning innovation expert and has been appointed Professor for Educational Management and Lifelong Learning at the Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University in Karlsruhe in 2011. From 2011-2016 he... Read more Hovhannes Tokmajyan- Hovhannes Vache Tokmajyan graduated in 1978 from Yerevan Polytechnic Institute with a qualification in hydraulic engineering. In 1991 he defended his doctoral dissertation and he received the title of Doctor... Read more Csaba Ferencz- Csaba Ferencz represents the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Vera Vujčić- more to come soon… Remus Pricopie- Remus Pricopie graduated from the Faculty of Chemistry and Physics, University of Bucharest (1995), continued his studies at the University of Liège, Belgium, in the area of International Relations and... Read more Miroslav Jašurek- Miroslav Jašurek is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Public and Social Policy of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague. He received his Master’s degree in... Read more Kimmo Hämäläinen- Kimmo Hämäläinen has worked as Coordinator of the European Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) since March 2001. In addition to his regular duties as the administrator of... Read more Sophie Maisonneuve- Sophie Maisonneuve is, since 2003, Associate Professor in Sociology at the Institut Universitaire de Technologie (IUT) de Paris/Paris Descartes University, where she teaches Cultural Sociology, Cultural Policies and General Sociology,... Read more Elfriede Heinen- Elfriede Heinen is the Vice-Chairperson of the francophone Belgian Agence pour l’Evaluation de la Qualité de l’Enseignement Supérieur (AEQES). She is a member of EURASHE’s working group on Quality of... Read more Amy Ward- Amy is a Partnerships Consultant at Gradcore and leads a range of projects focused on early talent and employability. Prior to joining Gradcore Amy was part of the professional services... Read more Neven Budak- Neven Budak has been Professor of Croatian medieval history at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, since 2002. He studied history at the University of Zagreb... Read more Harald Unkelbach- Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Harald Unkelbach is the CEO of Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG and Chairman of the Managing Board of the Würth Foundation. He started at... Read more Dugald Craig- Dugald has worked in European and transnational programmes and projects for more than 25 years. In his current role as Interim Chief Executive with the West of Scotland Colleges’ Partnership... Read more Victor Godreau- Engineer of Arts&Métiers, he is preparing a PhD about HSM monitoring, datamining and Industrie4.0, at Europe Technologies and University of Nantes – LS2N lab. He develops the EmmaTools solution for... Read more Isabelle Pouliquen- Isabelle Pouliquen is Professor at Aix Marseille University (AMU) (France), Specialist in Quality Management and Doctor in Analytical Chemistry. She is Manager of the Master ‘Quality’ which prepares students to... Read more Frank Ziegele- Prof. Dr Frank Ziegele is director of the CHE Centre for Higher Education, Gütersloh (Germany), and professor for higher education and research management at the University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück... Read more Bruce Taylor- more to come soon… Vincent Yang- more to come soon… Georgios Triantafyllou, Part-time Project Officer of EURASHE- Georgios Triantafyllou is a temporary part-time Project Officer at EURASHE. Within the Secretariat he is involved in organisational, financial and administrative tasks related to the coordination, implementation and reporting of... Read more Ligia Deca- Ligia Deca is a PhD candidate in political science at the University of Luxembourg, focusing on higher education and Europeanisation policy research, with a special interest in the Bologna Process.... Read more Jesus Porres- Jesus Porres is Managing Director at Hefagra (since 2003) and Farmanova Group (since 2014), a pharmaceutical wholesaler company. He is also member of the management board of Cedifa and Impremium;... Read more Walter Balfe- Walter Balfe is a graduate of University College Dublin. He has worked in education and training for all of his career, as an educator in various sectors of further and... Read more Maria João Pires da Rosa- Maria João Pires da Rosa holds a degree in Chemical Engineering (1996), by the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra, and a PhD on Industrial Engineering... Read more Jean-Pierre Lacotte- Jean-Pierre has spent most of his career within the Thomson group now Technicolor, starting at Thomson-CSF Central Research Laboratory in the Optical Storage Lab. In 1982, he was seconded to... Read more Mathilde Joos- more to come soon… Bálint Magyar- Dr. Bálint Magyar is a former Minister of Education and Culture of Hungary. Brad Donaldson- Brad became Vice President, Academic in March 2015. From 2011 to 2015, he was the Vice President, Academic at Red Deer College. Previously Brad was the Dean of the School... Read more Gabrijela Kotnik- more to come soon… Andres Arrak- Andres Arrak has been the Director of the Entrepreneurship Institute at Mainor Business School in Tallinn (Estonia). Michel Gravel- Michel Gravel, Ph.D. in education, holds a Master of Public Administration ans he is CEO of Prodgestion.com which is a private company working in the areas of organisational development, professional... Read more Patrick Blondé- Capt. Patrick Blondé (°19/09/1951) is Master in Nautical Sciences. His first career was at sea, sailing as a Captain in the merchant navy. Afterwards he held various positions in the... Read more Olli Mertanen- Olli Mertanen has been Vice-Rector of Turku Polytechnic in Turku (Finland). Eve Lewis- Eve Lewis is the current head of student participation in quality Scotland (sparqs). She has worked in the field of student engagement for over 20 years, previously within Heriot-Watt University... Read more Isabel Snauwaert- more to come soon… Alina Bargaoanu- Vice-Rector of the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA) (Romania) Regitze Kristensen- Regitze Kristensen was SPACE’s Secretary General for more than 3 years. Her valuable experience includes her work as Director of international relations from her home institution and as project manager of many... Read more Liesbeth Hens- Liesbeth Hens is a deputy director at the Higher Education Policy Unit of the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training. At present the most important topics she’s working on are:... Read more Dr Vaidotas Viliunas, Policy and Project Officer at EURASHE- Assoc. Prof., Dr Vaidotas Viliunas is a former Rector of Marijampoles College in Lithuania. He used to work in several universities in Lithuania, namely: Kaunas University of Technology, University of... Read more Deborah Roseveare- Ms Deborah Roseveare is responsible for the OECD’s Skills Beyond School Division, whose work spans measuring adult skills, policy-relevant analysis on the development and utilisation of skills for youth and... Read more Helmi Tampere- Helmi Tampere is the Chief Specialist at the Estonian Labor Market Department of the Ministry of Social Affairs and a Leading Expert of the country’s labor market. Koen Geven- Koen Geven is a PhD-researcher at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy). He was chairperson of the European Students’ Union from 2007 – 08 and previously was a member... Read more Patricia Georgieva- Assoc. Prof. Patricia Georgieva, Ph.D. Vice Rector Accreditation and quality control at University of agribusiness and rural development – Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Experience in management, accreditation procedures and quality assurance in higher... Read more Tanja Miščević- Prof. Tanja Miščević, PhD is Head of the negotiating team for the Accession of the Republic of Serbia to the European Union, as well as Associate Professor at the Faculty... Read more Anne Langenakens- Ann Langenakens is currently Director of Academic Affairs at Erasmus University College in Brussels, Belgium. She has held this position since 2004 in the Office of the President and oversees... Read more Nasser El-Gizawy- more to come soon… Sara Joffre- Sara Joffre worked for 13 years as a project manager for communication projects in the private sector, for clients such as Nokia, SAP, Volvo and Proximus. In 2013, she joined... Read more Johan L. Vanderhoeven- He was trained as an educationalist at the University of Leuven (Belgium) and specialised in educational policy analysis and comparative education. After graduation he worked as teacher in higher education... Read more Michael Gaebel- Michael Gaebel is the head of the Higher Education Policy Unit, which focuses on issues related to higher education learning and teaching, including the Bologna Process, lifelong learning, e-learning and... Read more Victoria Galán-Muros- Dr. Victoria Galán-Muros is an active professional with international experience in the areas of university-business cooperation, higher education and innovation from different perspectives. As a senior consultant, currently an associate... Read more Adina Timofei- Adina Timofei was a researcher at EURASHE, working on a project on the implementation of lifelong learning strategies at Higher Education Colleges in Flanders. This project comes as a follow-up of the... Read more Richard Thorn- Richard is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin (Bachelor degree in Natural Sciences in 1978 and a PhD in 1983) and the Institute of Public Administration (MA in Public Management,... Read more Liviu Drugus- Liviu Drugus is the Chancellor at George Bacovia University in Romania. Mieczysław Bąk- Mieczysław Bak works as CEO at the Institute for Private Enterprise and Democracy (IPED) and as Director of Advocacy Department of the Polish Chamber of Commerce. During last 25 years... Read more Lyubov Nikolaevna Glebova- Born 7 March, 1960 in Arzamas, Nizhny Novgorod region. In 1981 graduated from Arzamas state pedagogical Institute (ASPI) named after A. P. Gaidar. Until 1992 worked for Komsomol. In 1998-... Read more Michel van Lieshout- Michel van Lieshout is a former member of EURASHE’s Council. At the moment he is Tourism Education Consultant – Business Communication Coach at Eductour.Com in Brussels (Belgium). Vanja Ivošević- Vanja Ivošević is the former President of the European Students’ Union (ESU). Michael Efstathios- Michael Efstathios is the Senior Education Officer at the Department of Higher and Tertiary Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture in Cyprus. Madelaine Leitsberger- Madelaine Leitsberger is currently a PhD student at the University of Winchester at the Centre for Animal Welfare. Her research interests concern all kind of animal ethics and welfare issues,... Read more Hannu Ikonen- more to come soon… Danutė Rasimavičienė- Danute Rasimaviciene, lecturer, trainer, consultant, was leading the Faculty of Business Management of Vilniaus Kolegija, the largest University of Applied Sciences in Lithuania, for more than 10 years till September,... Read more Intra Luce- Intra Luce is the Deputy Director of the College of Law in Latvia. Dionyssius Kladis- Dionyssius Kladis has been Professor in Higher Education Policy at the University of the Peloponnese (Greece). Elżbieta Lonc- Prof. Elżbieta Lonc is the Rector of the Angelus Silesius State School of Higher Vocational Education in Wałbrzych (Poland). Balázs Heidrich- Balázs HEIDRICH, PhD is Rector and a Professor at the Institute of Management and Human Resources at Budapest Business School, University of Applied Sciences. He used to be the Dean... Read more Mindaugas Misiūnas- Mindaugas Misiūnas holds doctoral degree in Social science (Kaunas Vytautas Magnus University) and master degrees in Mechanical engineering (Kaunas University of Technology) and in Social science (Kaunas Vytautas Magnus University).... Read more Yangos Hadjiyannis- Yangos Hadjiyannis was born on in 1982 in Nicosia. He has graduated from the English School and has proceed to study at the University of Nottingham where he has earned... Read more Alicia-Leonor Sauli-Miklavčič- Alicia-Leonor Sauli-Miklavčič is a good connoisseur of international professional higher education, she has been Project Expert at the Slovene Association HVC as well as a member of the EURASHE working... Read more Joep de Jong- Joep C. de Jong is Founder of JLS International BV (JLS) and based in the Netherlands. He is driven by the search for the soul in leadership, organizational and personal... Read more Erik van den Berg- Erik van den Berg, Ph.D. is Senior Policy Adviser Internationalisation at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands. He is responsible for the AUAS internationalisation strategy and building... Read more Rosário Gambôa- Rosário Gambôa has been the President of the Polytechnic of Porto since 2010. She has a Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Minho (2001) and a Post-graduate Course and... Read more Sanja Crnković-Pozaić- Sanja Crnković-Pozaić is Advisor to the Croatian Minister of Labour and Pension system. Involved as Director of CEPOR – SMEs and Entrepreneurship Policy Centre, she has also been consultant for... Read more Oscarina Conceição- Oscarina Conceição is Professor at Polytechnic Institute of Cáva (IPCA) and researcher at Dinâmia’CET-IUL (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa). She has a Master’s degree in Industrial Economics and Business and a... Read more Mirjana Bojanić- more to come soon… István András- dr. habil István András is Rector of the University of Dunaújváros. Stinna Gammelgaard- Ms Stinna Gammelgaard from the National Union of Students in Denmark was member of the Executive Committee of the European Students’ Union (ESU) in 2007. Christopher Christodoulides- Christopher Christodoulides became in 2006 Chief of Administration and Finance at the Open University of Cyprus. Benoit Furet- After ENSM Nantes and MSc degree at E.N.S. Cachan, he became associate professor at the Institute of Technologies of the University of Nantes. In 1984, his PhD at LAN laboratory... Read more Jana Hendrichová- Ms Hendrichova is since February 2007 State Secretary of Government Office of Czech Republic. Before, she was Director of Department –EU and International Relations in Ministry of Finance. From 1999... Read more Paul Benneworth- Paul Benneworth is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. Paul’s research concerns the relationships between universities and society... Read more Lisbet Lenaers- Lisbet Lenaers is the coordinator of the Thomas More platform IDeE (idea in Dutch) which stands for ‘Identiteit, Dialoog en Engagement’ (Identity, Dialogue and social Engagement). IDeE seeks synergy in... Read more Anna Muraveva- Ms Anna Muraveva is a senior expert of the Centre for Vocational Education and Training Studies, Moscow Russia since 1998. She is Deputy Director of the National Tempus Office in... Read more Angele Attard- Angele Attard has been Assistant Private Secretary at the Ministry of Education, Employment and the Family, in Malta. Rolf Van der Velden- Rolf van der Velden (1955) is professor at Maastricht University and program director Education and Occupational Career at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA). He is... Read more Mika Tuuliainen- Mika Tuuliainen is the Head of Educational Affairs at the Federation of Finnish Enterprises (FFE) and responsible for educational policies and innovation policies and activities in the field of Higher... Read more Jean Grieu- Jean GRIEU began his research career in 1984 on Management of Information Systems (MIS) and Strategic Management. Subsequently, he joined the laboratory of computer science of the University of Le... Read more George Ubachs- George Ubachs is Managing Director of EADTU, the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities with 30 institutional members covering more than 200 universities. He is responsible for the development and... Read more Fabrice Brau- After a MSc degree at Polytech Clermont-Ferrand, he is engineer at the Institute of Technologies of the University of Nantes. He develops the IT structure of a collaborative and CAD... Read more Vasilis Kardasis- more to come soon… Snejana Slantcheva-Durst- Snejana Slantcheva-Durst has been Asst. Prof. in Higher Education at the University of Toledo (United States) and a manager of the international ATLANTIS project ‘SHE-programs in the USA and in... Read more Mandy Schulze- Having studied Business Administration, Sociology and Education at the Universities in Mannheim and Heidelberg, Mandy worked in several vocational and higher education projects. 2017 she finished her PhD at the... Read more Akos Niklai- Akos Niklai is the Vice-President of MGYOSZ (Business Hungary), former president of the Hotel Association of Hungary and of the Hungarian National Tourist Office. Liisa Kairisto-Mertanen- Dr Liisa Kairisto-Mertanen (Turku University of Applied Sciences: TUAS) is dean at the faculty of technology, environment and business. Prior to joining the university she served in business life both... Read more Harald Schomburg- Harald Schomburg, trained as a social scientist, is the key researcher of the International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER-Kassel) at the University Kassel (Germany) in areas of higher education... Read more Catherine Owen- Catherine Owen is currently a PhD candidate and researcher in strategy at the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow. Catherine has worked as an international researcher and... Read more Martin Humburg- Martin Humburg is a PhD-student at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University. He studied International Relations in Berlin, Paris, Dresden and Lille and... Read more Jeremy Cox- After a wide and varied career in higher music education, Jeremy Cox is now devoting himself to research and writing. Jeremy is the former Chief Executive of the Association Européenne... Read more Bram Roosens- In 2009 Bram Roosens obtained his Master’s degree in social work and social policy at the Catholic University of Louvain. After his studies he worked as a researcher for the... Read more Vladimir Zernov- Vladimir Zernov is Rector of Scientific and Educational Institution at “Russian New University”, a Doctor of Engineering, a Professor, a Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and Editor-in-Chief... Read more Csilla Marianna Szabó- Csilla Marianna Szabó graduated from Attila József, Loránd Eötvös, and the University of Pécs. She started her teaching carrier in Székesfehérvár as a secondary school teacher of Hungarian and Russian,... Read more Fiona Crozier- Fiona Crozier is a former Vice-President of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) Board, serving since 2008; she also served on the ENQA Review Committee. Fiona Crozier... Read more Todd Davey- Prof. Dr. Todd Davey is a passionate researcher, practitioner, consultant and speaker on the topics of Entrepreneurship and University-Business Cooperation (UBC) as well as being author of the book ‘Entrepreneurship... Read more Willebrordus Sluyters- Willebrordus Sluyters is the Head of Unit, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy in the European Commission. Nijolė Zinkevičienė- Nijolė Zinkevičienė has been since 2009 Deputy Director for Studies and Research at Kauno Kolegija/University of Applied Sciences in Lithuania. Zbyněk Pitra- After finishing his M.Eng in power engineering at Czech Technical University in 1965 he gained his first PhD (CSc) in Technical Cybernetics at 1972 and second PhD (DrSc) in Economics... Read more Raul Ranne- Raul Ranne is Chair of the European RPL Network and has been Coordinator of Recognition of Prior Learning for the Estonian Archimedes Foundation since 2008. Archimedes Foundation is a body... Read more Henri Ponds- Henri Ponds has been Policy Advisor at the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). Ivan D’hondt- Ivan D’hondt is lecturer at RITCS|School of Arts. Since 1985 he teaches various aspects of Visual Culture and Contemporary Arts. His research focusses on the oldest history of Photography. Currently... Read more Michel Jouve- Michel Jouve is Emeritus Professor of the University of Bordeaux. He has extensive experience as an independent consultant on European projects particularly in the areas of Erasmus Mundus and Tempus... Read more Frank Ryan- Frank Ryan is Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Ireland since 2003 and a member of the Board of Enterprise Ireland. Frank leads the senior management team working directly with Irish-owned enterprises,... Read more Dagmar Provijn- Dagmar Provijn has been policy officer at NVAO, the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO), since 2013. He is a member of the project team responsible for the... Read more Pascale De Groote- Pascale De Groote was appointed as vice-chancellor of the Artesis University College in Antwerp, Belgium in January 2012. She has been Dean of the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp (Artesis University... Read more Iurii Boshytskyi- Prof. Iurii Boshytskyi is the Rector at Kyiv University of Law (KUL) and honoured lawer of Ukraine. Kurt Sohm- Dr. Kurt Sohm was Director for International Affairs at the Fachhochschulrat, under the umbrella of the Ministry of Education, Austria. Kristina Tsaturyan- Kristina Tsaturyan holds a BA in Oriental Studies from Yerevan State University (YSU) and a MA in Marketing Communications from the Armenian State University of Economics. She has started her... Read more Zoltán Dubéczi- As the Secretary General of the Hungarian Rectors Conference, Dr Dubéczi has been working with a large number of national and international higher educational institutions since 2006, thus he has... Read more Luc Van de Velde- Luc Van de Velde is General Director of the Erasmushogeschool Brussel from 2007. Before, he was the Secretary General of VLHORA from 1997 to 2007. Majda Kralj- Majda Kralj MA is the commercial director of the company Academia. She is regarded as one of the leaders in educational organisations in Slovenia that strongly support the development of... Read more Karin Bagge- Karin Bagge was in 2005 the Secretary General of ESIB, the European Students’ Union. Karl Norli- Karl Norli has been working largely with learning environment for international students including the buddy system, introduction week, Immigration issues and social events as well as integration of international students.... Read more Prof. László Dinya- Prof. László Dinya is a professor at the University of Szeged and Eszterhazy Károly University – Eger in Hungary. Former he was Director, Vice-Director at several University Colleges, President of... Read more Tessa Avermaete- Tessa Avermaete holds a PhD in Applied Biological Sciences and is currently staff member research and innovation at the department of Health and Technology (KHLeuven, Belgium). Current projects at the... Read more Dara Cassidy- Dara Cassidy has been Director of Online Learning at Hibernia College since 2012. In this capacity she is responsible for devising and implementing the college’s online and blended learning strategy... Read more Armelle Motte- Armelle Motte has 20 years in Higher Education experience, with both teaching and administration experience at the University Institute of Technology (IUT) at the University of Le Havre, France as... Read more Zsuzsa Jávorka- Zsuzsa Jávorka is a principal consultant at Technopolis Group with over 13 years experience in the domains of research, innovation, science policy and higher education. Zsuzsa’s work predominantly focuses on... Read more Everard van Kemenade- Dr. E. A. Everard van Kemenade studied Modern Literature, was first a teacher and then quality manager of a department at Fontys University of Applied Sciences. He is now Quality... Read more Terry Dray- Terry Dray is the Director of Graduate Advancement, Employer Engagement at Liverpool John Moores University where he is responsible for the World of Work Programme, stake holder engagement and employment... Read more Roland Vermeesch- Roland Vermeesch was the General Director of the Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen and the President of EURASHE. He is a past President of the Flemish Council of Hogescholen, as well as Vice-President.... Read more Bruno Curvale- Bruno Curvale is the Senior Project manager at Centre International d’Etudes Pedagogiques (CIEP) and former president of ENQA. Gerard Madill- Gerard Madill has worked for 24 years in the field of higher education policy. Mr Madill joined Universities Scotland (the representative body of Scotland’s 21 higher education institutions) as Policy... Read more Katalin Szondy- Dr. Katalin Szondy is working as Head of Service Unit Higher Education Development at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences since 2013, where she is also the person in charge... Read more Dries Berings- Dries Berings is professor in Organisational Behaviour at the university college HUB, part of the university of Leuven (KULeuven). My research interests include OB/HRM issues such as work values; vocational... Read more Petar Petrov- Assoc. Prof. Petar Petrov, Ph.D. Vice Rector and Director of Veliko Tarnovo Branch campus of University of agribusiness and rural development – Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Experience in educational projects under Human Resources... Read more Giselle Schellekens- Giselle Schellekens is programme developing officer at SPARK. SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their conflict affect societies into prosperity. She is focussing... Read more Carlos Machado- Carlos Machado is the International Erasmus Mundus Project Manager at Flemish University of Brussels (VUB).