Was part of leadership team at International office of Queen University Belfast and Ulster University
Expertise: Higher education development, International collaborative relationship training, Soft skill development, English language development

Joan Reilly

Joan Reilly has 25 years’ experience working in international higher education. As a former Head of International Offices at two UK universities Joan has been associated with the development of international partnerships with a range of educational institutions and organisations notably in China, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and the USA. A key strength is the development of collaborative relationships through dedicated discussion and negotiation resulting in partnerships of mutual benefit.

During her tenure in higher education Joan has been involved in a range of international initiatives including those operated under the auspices of the British Council. These initiatives included advising on international higher education developments, research and other collaborative programmes, and study abroad/exchange links.

A graduate in Law from Nottingham Trent University, Joan has also worked in Human Resource Management in industry, and is a qualified Trainer with recent involvement in the development of soft skills.