Alan Mackay
Speaker
Deputy Vice-Principal International and Director of Edinburgh Global,
University of Edinburgh

Alan provides strategic leadership on internationalisation and works with senior leaders to advance the University's international ambition and partnership. He directs the University's international operation and has over twenty years of experience in international higher education. Appointed Deputy Vice-Principal International at the University of Edinburgh in 2012 and prior to joining the University he worked for the University of St Andrews.

He has an undergraduate degree in Public Policy and Management, Postgraduate Diploma in European Policy and Law and is an alumnus of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Institute for Educational Management. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of British Council Scotland, Trustee and Honorary Treasurer for the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) and is an Advisory Board member for ETS-TOEFL.