Leo GOEDEGEBUURE

Director of LH Martin Institute
The University of Melbourne
Leo GOEDEGEBUURE

Professor Leo Goedegebuure is active in the field of higher education policy research and management. Prior to his move to Australia in 2005 (University of New England, Centre for Higher Education Management and Policy), Leo was Executive Director of the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS), at the University of Twente, Netherlands, Europe's largest research centre in this field.

Professor Goedegebuure's research interests are in the areas of governance and management, both at the systems' and institutional level, system dynamics including large scale restructuring policies, university-industry relationships, and institutional mergers. Most of his work has a comparative focus, both within and outside of Europe, which has resulted in a strong international network. He has worked as an expert on governance, management and quality assurance in Central and Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation, Africa, South East Asia and South America on projects initiated by the European Commission, the World Bank and The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).