William Archer


Will Archer established i-graduate in 2005 with the goal of improving the education experience for students and educators worldwide. He has led its growth over 12 years to become a part of the way education providers across the world make better-informed decisions, particularly in international higher education. 

He has written extensively on the competitive advantage of nations in international education, student experience, employability, graduate outcomes, strategic HR management and international study and employment.  He has spoken at more than 200 conferences and universities, most recently chairing the annual Global Dialogue of heads of international education associations at events in Seoul (2014), Hong Kong (2015) and Melbourne (2016).

Will is an alumnus of Oxford University, London Business School and the University of West London.  He is a member of Chatham House, a fellow of the RSA, a council member of the National Centre for Universities and Business, a trustee of HESCU, a governor of Bath Spa University and Chairman of Tokyo-based strategy house Global Taskforce KK.