Ms Jenny McGregor
Ms Jenny McGregor is the founding CEO of Asialink at The University of Melbourne and founding Executive Director of the Asia Education Foundation. Under her leadership Asialink has become Australia’s largest non-government centre for the promotion of Australia-Asia relations, with programs spanning education, the arts, business, health and diplomacy.
Ms McGregor is also a member of the Asialink Taskforce for an Asia Capable Workforce in 2012, a 2014 Fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs and makes regular media appearances on issues relating to Australia’s engagement with the Asian region. Ms McGregor was awarded a Universitas 21 (U21) Award for Internationalisation in 2013 in recognition of her contribution to the development of Asialink and its role as a national leader on issues of Asian engagement in Australia.
She holds the Peter Brice award for outstanding contribution to teaching and learning about the Asia-Pacific region and is a recipient of the World Chinese Economic Forum Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Asian Studies in Australia.