Dr Sonal Minocha has over 10 years of senior management experience across the public and private sectors in global HE. Sonal started her career as a business graduate before moving into an academic career which started at University of Northumbria, UK. Since then, Sonal has worked in both public and private sectors of Higher Education globally. In recent years, she held the position of Executive Dean at the University of Bedfordshire Business School before joining Bournemouth University in the summer of 2014. Her appointment as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) brought with it a re-energised institutional approach towards comprehensive internationalisation and the creation of a long-term vision for a global BU that is anchored to, and complementary to, the University’s wider strategic vision.