Association of Pacific Rim Universities
|57 leading research universities|
|Gene D. Block|
APRU (the Association of Pacific Rim Universities) is a consortium of 57 leading research universities in 19 economies of the Pacific Rim. Formed in 1997, APRU fosters collaboration between member universities, researchers, and policymakers contributing to economic, scientific and cultural advancement in the Pacific Rim. Its headquarters, the APRU International University Centre, is located at the Cyberport in Hong Kong.
The Steering Committee is made up of 14 members, each of whom are chancellors, vice-chancellors or presidents of APRU universities, or staff from the APRU International Secretariat:
- Gene D. Block — Chancellor, UCLA; Chair, APRU
- Bundhit Eua-arporn — President, Chulalongkorn University
- Nikita Anisimov — President, Far Eastern Federal University
- Xu Ningsheng — President, Fudan University
- Jin Taek Chung — President, Korea University
- David Garza — Executive President & Rector, Tecnológico de Monterrey
- Rocky S. Tuan — Vice-Chancellor and President, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Wei Shyy — President, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- Dawn Freshwater — Vice-Chancellor, The University of Auckland
- Santa J. Ono — President and Vice Chancellor, The University of British Columbia
- Xiang Zhang — President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of Hong Kong
- Carol Christ — Chancellor, UC Berkeley
- Aiji Tanaka — President, Waseda University
- Christopher Tremewan — Secretary General, APRU
- Sherman Cheng — Chief Financial Officer, APRU
Headed by the Secretary General, the APRU International Secretariat coordinates the agenda and programs of APRU. The Secretariat also plays an instrumental role in driving APRU's communications and global outreach. The Secretariat is currently based in Hong Kong and located at the Cyberport.
- Christopher Tremewan, Secretary General
- Angelique Chan, Program Director (APRU Population Aging Program)
- Anya Wong, Program Officer
- Christina Schönleber, Senior Director (Policy & Programs)
- Elaine Hung, Events and Relations Manager
- Ellen Yau, Senior Administrative and Finance Officer
- Eric Chu, Executive Assistant to the Secretary General
- Jack Ng, Communications Director
- Jackie Agnello Wong, Director (Network Programs)
- Mellissa Withers, Program Director (APRU Global Health Program)
- Sherman Cheng, Chief Financial Officer
- Takako Izumi, Program Director (APRU Multi-Hazards Program)
- Tina Lin, Senior Program Officer
- Yekang Ko, Program Director (APRU Sustainable Cities & Landscapes Program)
- Yong Sik Ok, Program Director (APRU Population Aging Program)
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