Andréa Edwards - Director of International Development and Mobility
Andréa has overall responsibility for leading on engagement in the Americas. As Director International Development and Mobility (IDM) at the University of Birmingham, Andréa has responsibility for leading the University's global engagement in key regions, including Brazil, working alongside appointed PVC/Academic leads, and in partnership with Colleges and professional services divisions.
Andréa also leads the teams responsible for student and staff exchanges, and U21 engagement at the University of Birmingham, where providing students with an opportunity to study overseas at a partner institution as part of their degree programme is recognised as an increasingly important aspect of the personalised student journey.
Having graduated in French and Business Administration, with a postgraduate CIM qualification in marketing, Andréa has over 20 years’ experience of working in Higher Education, initially within UK and international student recruitment, before focussing on partnerships, development and international relations more broadly.