Previously, Nello Angerilli was Associate Vice President at the University of Waterloo, 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 (SFU) in Vancouver.

Nello has more than 30 years of experience in higher education and scientific research, as well as in the design and management of international development projects involving education, the environment, and gender. He has authored more than 100 scientific papers and technical publications. 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.

Nello Angerilli 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 – missions that had him working in Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Vietnam, India, Bolivia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Egypt, and Zambia. Nello received a BSc and PhD in Biological Science from SFU, and lived for 10 years in Indonesia working for SFU while developing faculties of science at five Indonesian state universities.