Professor Monika Foster is the Head of School of Business and Management at the University of Sunderland. Monika has worked in Business Schools and higher education in the UK, Europe and Far East for many years, most recently leading Business Schools in the UK. Monika has successfully led strategic initiatives to enhance the student experience including enhanced transitions for mature and international student, and student-centred, work based learning solutions. Monika was responsible for learning, teaching and assessment strategies for international partnerships worldwide. Monika’s external profile includes the award of Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is a Certified Business and Management Educator (CMBE) with Chartered ABS. Monika’s research interests lie in international mobility, study destination choices and internationalisation of the curriculum. Monika has published her research internationally and in the UK. She is an Editor for a selection of academic journals.