International marketing and recruitment

Meet our International Marketing and Recruitment team, who drive international student recruitment for the University of Auckland.

Vasso Koutsos, Deputy Director International Marketing and Recruitment

Vasso leads the international sales and marketing teams. Over 20 years’ leadership experience across the public and private sectors in New Zealand, she has a diverse background across domestic and international marketing and student recruitment, strategic consulting and planning, technology, business development, innovation and entrepreneurship, international programmes and partnerships, change and project management. Vasso is passionate about international education and the enduring weaving of cultures and creating connections that enrich our society. She is experienced delivering transformative change within institutions, supporting digital adoption to improve the student experience.

International Managers

Ryan Gamon
International Recruitment Lead

Mai Al Sharaf
International Manager
Medical and Health Sciences

Yuwei (Chris) Fei
International Manager
Business School

Anna Frisk
International Manager

Amita Gejji
International Manager
Creative Arts and Industries
Education and Social Work

Lee Hsieh (on leave)
International Manager

Jennifer Roshan
International Manager

Kaiwen Yang
International Manager

Regional representatives

Ashley Monaghan
Regional Manager, North America
Based in Great Lakes Region, USA

Rayna Zhang
China Recruitment Specialist
Based in Guangzhou, China

Vivi Peng
Senior China Regional Manager
Based in Beijing, China

Katherine Li
China Manager
Based in Beijing, China

Vinita Desai
Senior Recruitment Adviser, South Asia
Based in Mumbai, India

Yoke Yau Wong
Regional Manager, South East Asia
Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Vasudha Hanumanthappa
Recruitment Adviser, South Asia
Based in Bangalore, India

International Marketing Team

Tri Huynh
International Demand Generation Manager

Gia Dumo
Digital Marketing Content Producer

Damian Shaw
International Marketing Performance Specialist

Krishna Ogwaro
International Campaign Coordinator

Contact us

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