Professor Sir Steve Smith
FRSA FAcSS FLSW
HM Government International Education Champion and Prime Minister’s Special Representative to Saudi Arabia for Education, HM Government.
Professor Sir Steve Smith is the UK Government International Education Champion and the Prime Minister’s Special Representative to Saudi Arabia for Education. He was previously Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter from 2002-2020. His impact on the academic community extends beyond the UK, as evidenced by his presidency of the world academic body in his field (the International Studies Association) and Universities UK. He was awarded a knighthood for his contributions to higher education at both local and national levels.