Professor Nigel Healey is vice chancellor of Fiji National University. He has held a number of previous senior management positions at universities in the UK and New Zealand, including terms as head of college at Nottingham Trent University, dean of the College of Business and Law at the University of Canterbury and dean of Manchester Metropolitan University Business School. He has chaired the conference organising committee for the annual Asia-Pacific Professional Leaders in Education (QS-APPLE) conference since 2008. He is a member of the Council of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. His research interests are the internationalisation of higher education in general and the management of transnational operations more specifically.