Pro Vice-Chancellor, Dr Erik Lithander

Special responsibilities:

  • International and Student Recruitment

Biography

Dr Erik Lithander joined the University of Bristol in the role of Pro Vice-Chancellor (International and Student Recruitment) in February 2016.

Prior to joining The University of Bristol, Erik spent three years as Pro Vice-Chancellor (International and Outreach) at the Australian National University in Canberra, and six years as Director of International Affairs at University College Dublin, Ireland’s largest university. He has also held the role of Associate Director (International Relations) at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

Originally from Sweden, Erik holds a Candidature in Political Science from Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium, a BSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics, and an MPhil and PhD from the University of Cambridge, where his research focus was on contemporary Latin American literature. He is an alumnus of the executive education programme at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and of the LH Martin Institute’s “Leading Universities” programme, based at the University of Melbourne.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) provides strategic leadership on matters relating to internationalisation, student mobility, marketing, public affairs, communications, student recruitment alumni relations and development at the University of Bristol.

 


Contact

You may contact Dr Erik Lithander through Billie Woolfenden, Personal Assistant, by emailing pa-pvcinternational@bristol.ac.uk