Professor Nigel Healey
Associate Vice President Global Engagement
University of Limerick
Professor Nigel Healey is Vice Chancellor of Fiji National University. He has previously served as Pro-Vice Chancellor (International) at Nottingham Trent University in the UK, Pro-Vice Chancellor of the College of Business and Economics at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, Dean of Manchester Metropolitan University Business School and Jean Monnet Chair of European Economic Studies at the University of Leicester.
He has been a policy advisor to the prime minister of Belarus and the deputy minister of economy of the Russian Federation and managed international research and educational development projects in central and eastern Europe and south-east Asia.
His current research focuses on the internationalisation of higher education, with particular reference to the Asia-Pacific region, and developments in higher education policy nationally and internationally. He has chaired the International Academic Advisory Committee which organises the QS-APPLE conferences since 2008.