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Staff Directory

Edwina Apaw

Program Manager, Africa Strategy

Michelle Beaton

Director, International Relations

Gwen Burrows

Assistant Vice-President, International Engagement & Impact

JesusMiracle Chiadika

Regional Lead, Africa

Laura Dykstra

Manager, Cross Portfolio Initiatives
(416) 978-4314

Alexandra Kavanagh

Event Coordinator, Regional Events

Tak Koguchi

Regional Lead, Africa
(416) 946-0253

Illan Kramer

Director, International Research Partnerships
(416) 946-3661

Penina Lam

Senior Director, International Relations
(416) 946-8328

Vanessa Laufer 

Director, International Relations
(416) 946-3660

Lidy Lee

Administrative Coordinator & Executive Assistant
(416) 978-0225

Luke Li

Regional Lead, East Asia, Middle East, and North Africa

Alex Mihailidis

Associate Vice-President, International Partnerships
(416) 978-0888

Marie Therese Ndiaye

Regional Lead, Africa

Edward Nkole

Senior Planning & Budget Officer

Tom Parker

Grants and Office Manager

Rhoda Philip

Regional Lead, Africa

Marjorie Reyes

Administrative Assistant
(416) 946-5851

Kevin Rowley

Special Projects Officer

Alicja Sobecka

Regional Lead for Southeast Asia, Japan, and Oceania

Sonia Sugumar

Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships and Blue Door Community
(416) 978-5330

Alexie Tcheuyap

Associate Vice-President & Provost, International Student Experience
(416) 978-5401

Elina Tulla

Regional Lead, Europe
(416) 978-3925

Joseph Wong

Vice-President, International
(416) 978-5401

Rikki Zhao

Director, China Partnership


Regional Lead, The Americas