Dr Douglas Proctor has over 20 years’ experience in international education across both the higher and vocational education sectors. Having worked at universities in France, New Caledonia, Australia and Ireland, Douglas has a clear understanding of the international challenges facing global institutions.
Douglas took up the role of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) at Swinburne University of Technology in August 2021. He provides leadership across the university on global engagement and is responsible for developing and deploying a whole-of-institution global strategy.
A Senior Fellow of the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), Douglas holds a PhD in international higher education from the University of Melbourne. Douglas is also currently Chair of the European Association for International Education (EAIE) Publications Committee.