Regional engagement

Regional staff

The University of Edinburgh has a network of staff based in Edinburgh and overseas who support the University's strategic relationships in eight key regions.

Seth Amanfo

Regional Director - Africa and Middle East

  • Edinburgh Global
  • Based in Edinburgh

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  • Seth oversees the University's regional engagement plan for Africa and the Middle East. He works with colleagues across the University to co-ordinate African and Middle Eastern partnerships and other key strategic activities across the regions.

Grace Guan

Regional Director - East Asia

  • Edinburgh Global

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  • Based in China, Grace is responsible for raising the profile and advancing engagement of the University across East Asia. She leads the team to develop partnerships, diverse opportunities and alumni engagement.

Helen McMillan

Regional Director - Europe

  • Una Europa Senior Local Lead
  • Edinburgh Global

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  • Based in Edinburgh, Helen is responsible for devising the University's regional plan for Europe. She works with colleagues across the University to co-ordinate European activities and engagement.

Scott McQuarrie

Regional Director - North America

  • Edinburgh Global

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  • Based in Edinburgh, Scott is responsible for coordinating and advancing engagement across USA and Canada. He identifies, develops and manages university-level partnerships, connections and opportunities with key institutions and agencies with a particular focus on development of strategic research partnership activity.

Athulya Aravind

Regional Director - South Asia

  • Edinburgh Global

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  • Based in India, Athulya is responsible for coordinating and advancing priority activity across South Asia, including the development and management of partnerships, alumni connections and opportunities with key institutions and agencies and leading the Regional Centre in Mumbai.

Audrey Kon

Regional Director - Southeast Asia and Australasia

  • Edinburgh Global
  • Based in Singapore

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  • Based in Singapore, Audrey is responsible for developing new partnerships, strengthening current relationships, and connecting with alumni and friends across the Southeast Asia and Australasia region.

 

 Regional Deans

Dr Soledad García Ferrari

International Dean - Latin America

  • Edinburgh College of Art

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Professor Mona Siddiqui

International Dean - Middle East

  • Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies
  • Assistant Principal Religion and Society
  • School of Divinity

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Professor Pankaj Pankaj

International Dean - South Asia

  • School of Engineering

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Professor David Weller

International Dean - Southeast Asia and Australasia

  • College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

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  • David works to implement the partnership strategy for Southeast Asia and Australasia, which underpins a range of activities including student and staff mobility, joint postgraduate and research programmes, and links with industry and the commercial sector.

 

 

Dr Soledad Garcia-Ferrari

International Dean for Arts, Humanities and Social Science

  • Edinburgh College of Art

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Professor Rebecca Reynolds

International Dean for Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

  • Personal Chair of Metabolic Medicines

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Professor Neil Robertson

International Dean for Science & Engineering - Partnerships

  • Chair of Molecular Materials

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Professor Tom Bruce

International Dean for Science & Engineering - Students

  • Personal Chair in Coastal and Maritime Hydromechanics

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