Nigel Healey

Nigel Healey is a British-New Zealand academic[1] in management and higher education, who is Professor of International Higher Education and Vice-President (Global and Community Engagement) at the University of Limerick. He is currently serving as Interim Provost and Deputy President.[2] His current research interests are in the internationalization of higher education, transnational education[3] and higher education policy and management.[4]

Nigel M Healey
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NationalityNew Zealand, United Kingdom
OccupationProfessor of International Higher Education


Prior to his appointment at the University of Limerick, Healey held senior academic positions at Fiji National University,[5][6] Nottingham Trent University,[7] the University of Canterbury[8] and Manchester Metropolitan University,[9] as well as teaching positions at the University of Leicester and Leeds Beckett University.

Healey has served as an economic policy advisor to the prime minister of Belarus and the deputy minister of economy of the Russian Federation and managed a number of multinational research and economic development projects in different parts of the world. His current research interests are in the internationalisation of higher education, transnational education and higher education policy and management.[10][11][12] Earlier in his career, he was the author and/or editor of a number of books on macroeconomic and monetary policy.[13]

He is chair of the Quacquarelli Symonds Asia-Pacific Professional Leaders in Education (QS-APPLE]) academic conference committee,[14][15] which organises a major international education conference each year across the region. He has served terms as a member of the Council of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU),[16] the Board of Trustees for the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) and the Council of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), a director of the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management and the Chartered Association of Business Schools and a member of the National Management Committee for the Chartered Management Institute and Universities New Zealand Committee on International Policy.[17]

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and the New Zealand Institute of Management and Leadership and a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.[18]


Healey holds a BA (Hons.) Economics from the University of Nottingham, an MA Economics from the University of Leeds, an MBA from the University of Warwick, a DBA in Higher Education Management from the University of Bath and a PhD in Management from Nottingham Trent University.

Recent papers and reportsEdit


  1. ^ Network, QS Asia News (2019-03-07). "Hello, Professor! Featured interview with Professor Nigel Healey". QS WOWNEWS. Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  2. ^ "Professor Nigel Healey | UL - University of Limerick".
  3. ^ "News Stories". tne-symposium. Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  4. ^ current research interests
  5. ^ "Fiji National University". Fiji National University. Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  6. ^ "Fiji National University Vice-Chancellor, Nigel Healey Resigns". Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  7. ^ "Nigel Healey". The Conversation. Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  8. ^ "UC in the City Lecture Series - Business and Economics". Eventfinda. Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  9. ^ "Central Banking in Eastern Europe". Routledge & CRC Press. Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  10. ^ "Nigel M Healey's Publons profile". Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  11. ^ "SelectedWorks - Nigel Healey". Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  12. ^ "Nigel Healey - Google Scholar". Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  13. ^ "Healey Nigel - AbeBooks". Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  14. ^ "Academic advisory committee". Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  15. ^ "Advisory Committee". QS APPLE 2020. Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  16. ^ "Governance | ACU". Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  17. ^ "Committee on International Policy | Universities New Zealand - Te Pōkai Tara". Retrieved 2020-10-12.
  18. ^ "PFHEA register of interests". Google Docs. Retrieved 2020-10-12.

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