International Universities Australia
Dr John Wellard is Policy Director International at Universities Australia. In this role he has responsibility for developing and coordinating policy and services in relation to the Australian university sector’s participation in international engagement. Prior to this John was the Counsellor for the Australian National University at the Embassy of Australian Washington D.C. where he was responsible for fostering new opportunities and supporting existing relationships between ANU, North American universities and other institutions, policy makers and opinion leaders. John has held senior administrative positions within the University sector and has served time as a policy advisor in the Australian Government and held academic positions in the United Kingdom and Germany.