Stephen Connelly

Director Client Services, Australia

Stephen Connelly has over 25 years experience in international education and is a Director of GlobalEd Services, an independent consulting firm. He has been Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International and Development) at RMIT University, Pro Vice Chancellor (International) and later Deputy Vice Chancellor (Development and Engagement) at Swinburne University, and International Director at La Trobe University.

Stephen was President of the International Education Association of Australia from 2008 to 2012 and a board member from 2005. He studied at the University of Cologne in Germany in the 1980s and worked in Malaysia from 1992 to 1996 as Academic Director of RMIT’s twinning programs at Metropolitan College. He is a board member of ISEP in the USA and has recently been appointed Senior Consultant in International Education Leadership at Shandong University Weihai in China.