Nello P.D. Angerilli

Dr. Angerilli is the former Associate Vice President, International, at the University of Waterloo, in Waterloo, Canada.  He is leading the internationalization process at the university in support of the University of Waterloo’s strategic objective to become one of Canada’s most international universities.

Previously, he has been the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Student Services and International at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand and the Associate Vice President, Students and International, at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.

He has more than 30 years of experience in higher education and scientific research as well as the design and management of international development projects involving education, environment and gender. He has authored more than 100 scientific papers and technical publications and while at SFU he helped develop new degree programs in International Studies, Development Studies and “two way” dual degree programming in China, France and Australia.  At the University of Canterbury he focused on the internationalization of the institution and the creation of a modern, student-centric approach to student engagement and support.

He was also Director of SFU’s internationally recognized Cooperative Education Program, the second largest program in Canada after the University of Waterloo.

He has been a team leader or consultant on more than 20 international missions with the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, Canadian International Development Agency and the UK’s Department for International Development while working in Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Vietnam, India, Bolivia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Egypt and Zambia.  Dr. Angerilli was born in Canada, received a B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Biological Science from SFU and lived for ten years in Indonesia working for SFU while developing faculties of science at five Indonesian state universities.