Speaker bio

Mr Mike Finnell

Mr Mike Finnell

Executive Director
American International Recruitment Council
United States


Can connectivity provide one global education agent quality framework?
Thursday 20 October, 12.00pm

Mike Finnell has three decades of experience in the international education and exchange field. He is the Executive Director of the American International Recruitment Council - the US organisation focused on the promotion of ethical standards based recruitment strategies.

Most recently he was a consultant in international education, building new exchange organisations and designing online content for study abroad programs. His previous work includes serving as the President of YFU USA for 12 years and has held positions at the Meridian International Center and the National Council for International Visitors (now Global Ties U.S.). Early in his career he also worked at NAFSA and at the Liaison Group for International Educational Exchange (now the Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange).

Key dates

1 June 2016 - Registration opens

19 August 2016- Early bird closes

18 October 2016 - Conference starts