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 the Bologna Follow-Up Group. She is a member of the Executive Board of the European Register for Quality Assurance (EQAR). Prior to joining ENQA in 2011, Maria worked for nine years in the field of international higher education, first as a trainee at the European Commission DG for Education and Culture, and subsequently as a research assistant at Eurydice (2003), Senior Officers at the Academic Cooperation Association (2003-2009), Programme manager at EUA (2010), and as independent consultant (2010-2011). During these years Maria carried out a number of project and studies on international higher education, in particular in the fields of transnational education, student mobility, student services, promotion of European higher education, and human resource management in higher education. Maria is a graduate of University College London (1996-2000) and London School of Economics (2001-2002).