John Bramwell was the British Council’s Acting Director of Education, responsible for global strategy and policy and is now its Head of Education Systems Review and the British Council’s Senior Higher Education Advisor

He authored the Mexico/UK Treaty on Mutual Recognition of Qualifications and was awarded the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle by President Pena Nieto for services to international education.

He previously established and managed an F/HE institute in Tripoli, a Quality Assurance and Statistical Research Centre in Kazakhstan, and a UK/Oman Enterprise Unit in Muscat.

He has enjoyed over 20 years in UK Higher Education senior management, following a career in information systems and consultancy.

He is an active member of several government commissions for Higher Education reform and is leading discussions on the development of a Maghreb higher education ‘hub’.

He is a global expert in international HE and an occasional researcher in the psychology of security in computer systems.