Dr Allan E. GOODMAN is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of International Education, a non-profit organization in the field of international educational exchanges and development training.

Previously the Executive Dean of the School of Foreign Service and Professor at Georgetown University, Dr Goodman authored several books on international affairs published by Harvard, Princeton and Yale University presses. During the Carter administration, he served as Presidential Briefing Coordinator for the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a founding member of the World Innovation Summit for Education. He was the first American Professor at the Foreign Affairs College of Beijing. He also helped to create the first US academic exchange program with the Moscow Diplomatic Academy for the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs and developed a diplomatic training program for Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry.

He is Co-President of the Partner University Fund Grant Review Committee, and a member of the Jefferson Scholarship Selection Panel. He also serves on the Council for Higher Education Accreditation International Quality Group Advisory Council and the Board of Trustees of the Education Above All Foundation.