Prof Alister Jones

Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Waikato, New Zealand; FWE Steering Committee Member

Alister is currently the Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Waikato. Amongst other responsibilities he leads international engagement and delivery with a strong focus on the Asia-Pacific regions including development of off-shore programmes and campuses. A former Dean of Education and Research Professor, Alister has had a long involvement in international education as well as building educational research capability in a number of countries. A current member of the Establishment Board of the Forum for World Education, Alister holds several professional leadership positions including adjunct professor, company directorships as well as being the Chair of the NZ Centre at Peking University Advisory Board.