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Bahram Bekhradnia

President - Higher Education Policy Institute

Bahram Bekhradnia has worked in education policy for over 40 years as a senior official of England’s Education Ministry, a director of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), and as the Director and now President of the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI). In establishing HEPI in 2002, he created what has developed to be one of the Europe’s most widely referenced think thanks on higher education.

He has written and commented extensively on all aspects of higher education in the print and broadcast media, and has provided consultancy advice to Universities, Parliaments, Governments and Opposition parties in more than 25 countries.