Director of International, King's College London
Tayyeb Shah is Director of International at King’s College London, overseeing the implementation of the college's International Strategy plan. He is also the Head of King’s Worldwide, the department responsible for the college's International and Summer Programmes plus bespoke Executive Education and Study Abroad offerings. He retains an oversight of short course activity at King’s, including managing the Summer School, and sits on the International Partnerships Liaison Group and Summer Programmes Board.
Educated at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and SOAS, London, Tayyeb joined King’s in 2007 after over a decade in the commercial creative industries. He has been a Voting Academy member of the BPI’s annual Brit Awards (2006-08), a mentor for the Cultural Leadership Programmes Powerbrokers scheme and is presently a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.
Head of Centre for Continuing Professional Development, Imperial College London
Betty Yue is the Head of Centre for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) at Imperial College London's School of Professional Development. She is responsible for the strategic development of professional development programmes across the College and quality assures the delivery of activities and effective outcomes. The portfolio range from specialist short courses, summer schools to high quality bespoke and international programmes. Betty is the co-founder of an external network called The Higher Education Institutions Continuing Professional Development Forum, co-chairing network events to share best practices with other higher educational institutions in the development, delivery and marketing of CPD courses. Betty is the former Chair of Imperial As One, Imperial’s race equality advisory network, promoting equality and diversity and professional development of black, minority and ethnic staff.
UALL Hon Secretary & International Network Coordinator
Rob Mark was formerly Head of the Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of Strathclyde. He has worked across the lifelong learning sector as a teacher, manager and researcher in adult learning.
He is currently Editor of the Adult Learner Journal, published by the Adult and Community Learning Association of Ireland (AONTAS), http://www.aontas.com/pubsandlinks/theadultlearner.html
Much of his work has involved developing and promoting second-chance educational opportunities for adults with a focus on disadvantaged groups. He has a special interest in literacy and inter-generational learning, policy and practice issues in adult learning and European and international issues in education. He has also taught business studies and social and environmental studies and is a qualified town planner.
Rob a member of European University Continuing Education Network (EUCEN), having served for four years as a member of the Steering Committee and a member of the UK University Association of Lifelong Learning http://www.uall.ac.uk/