Meet the Director, International

Brett Berquist

Brett Berquist

Brett Berquist has over 25 years experience in the international education sector, in Europe, the US, and Asia, as academic staff and administrator leading international recruitment strategy, transnational education, ESL provision, campus-wide internationalisation strategy, and credit mobility.

Prior to becoming Director International at the University of Auckland in 2015, he held senior roles in the sector in Michigan and France. He holds French and US passports and degrees in music, French, and linguistics.


Slashing PhD prices for international students was a masterstroke (13 March 2018, Times Higher Education)   

Foreign PhD students are worth it (29 March 2017, Newsroom)

Leveraging Global Experiences in the Job Market ( January/February 2017, NAFSA International Educator)


Credit mobility: A broader future (3 November 2017)

Office of the Director

Libby Passau supports the Director and the entire International Office team in her role as International Office Coordinator.

Libby Passau