Ellen Hazelkorn is joint managing partner, BH Associates education consultants, and professor emeritus at the Technological University Dublin. She is joint editor of Policy Reviews in Higher Education, international co-investigator at the Centre for Global Higher Education, London, and research fellow at the Centre for International Higher Education, Boston College.
She has been a member of the Commission on the College of the Future (UK), and the Strada Education Network/Lumina Foundation Global Postsecondary-Workforce Initiative (USA). She was policy advisor to, and board member of, the Higher Education Authority (Ireland), 2011-2017, and President of EAIR – the European Society for Higher Education (2013-2016).
Recent publications include Relationships between Higher Education and the Labour Market – A Review of Trends, Policies and Good Practices; a UNESCO commissioned study prepared ahead of the third world conference on higher education (forthcoming 2021); Skills and Smart Specialisation. The role of Vocational Education and Training and Adult Learning in Smart Specialisation Strategies (EU, 2019); Maximising universities’ civic contribution. A policy paper (Cardiff: Welsh Centre for Public Policy 2018); and Towards 2030: a framework for building a world-class post- compulsory education system for Wales (Welsh Government, UK 2016).