Dr Faye Taylor is Head of Strategic Partnerships at the Association of Commonwealth Universities. Faye works with Commonwealth governments and multilateral organisations, building collaborations that maximise the contribution of higher education and research to sustainable development. She oversees the Commonwealth Scholarship and Scholarship Plan, an inter-governmental agreement for student mobility, and the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships scheme creating unique educational opportunities in low and middle income countries. Faye joined the ACU in March 2018 from University Alliance, a group of business-focussed UK universities, where she led on international, research and innovation policy and established and ran new collaborative programmes for doctoral training, research and teaching. Faye previously held the King George VI Scholarship at Cumberland Lodge and taught European history at Kings College London and the University of Nottingham, following her PhD in the same subject.