Will Archer


Personal statement

Will is an entrepreneur and innovator in international education and employment.

He has led start-ups, buyouts, sales, refinancing, acquisitions and disposals in and around higher education services. His work in management of the student experience has been implemented by more than 800 universities and 1,300 education providers in 30 countries.

The i-graduate business he built and sold to Tribal PLC comprises the world’s largest student survey, global benchmarking of higher education and tracking of graduate outcomes for top universities.

Will is an alumnus of the University of West London, London Business School and the University of Oxford. He is a member of Chatham House, a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a trustee of the careers charity HECSU and chairman of Tokyo-based strategy house Global Taskforce KK.

Since 2013 he has chaired the Global Dialogue of international educators in Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing, Melbourne and Kaohsiung.

Academic qualifications

  • MSc Major Programme Management, University of Oxford, 2017
  • BA (Hons) Business Studies, University of West London, 1985.

Committee memberships

  • Audit Committee.

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