Director of Asia & Pacific Operations
Alimaa Jamiyansuren, Director of Asia, Asia Pacific Operations, is an experienced consultant and expert in her field. She is committed to exploring challenging questions, gathering evidence, and listening with intention to identify and understand issues to deliver best solutions. Her mission is to build mutually supportive and beneficial relationships with partner institutions. She has a strong desire to help individuals and organizations achieve their potential. An economist by training, Alimaa has over 20 years of experience in research and analysis, consulting, partner relations, business development, and leadership. She delights in sharing her knowledge, abilities, and skills with others to build, cultivate, and maintain lasting relationships with clients and partners. She believes that education is fundamental to leading a purposeful and fulfilled life, and this belief drives her to consistently provide exceptional service and leadership.
Alimaa joined the Peregrine Global Services team in 2011 and since has served in various director-level roles bringing to each one a level of energy and enthusiasm that has helped increase Peregrine’s clientele base from 50 to 500+ higher educational institutions. Alimaa leads business development functions in the Asia, Asia Pacific region, develops annual operational plans and budgets, conducts consulting activities, and delivers workshops and seminars. Her work with key partner organizations exemplifies Alimaa’s commitment to excellence and quality in higher education. She currently serves as a Board Member on the AACSB International APAC (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business’ Asia Pacific Academic Council), among others.
Alimaa enjoys making a difference in fields rooted in discovery, curiosity, change, improvement, and progress. She has devoted herself to imparting change in the world, including spending 15 years spearheading a Children’s Festival for Mongolian immigrant children in the Washington DC area, establishing and leading quality assurance workshops for South African business schools and quality assurance agencies, and facilitating leadership workshops for the Mongolian Higher Education Leaders and Secretariat of the Mongolian Parliament. Alimaa earned a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Tufts University with a concentration in international and industrial economics, and a Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) from Bryn Mawr College. She also received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration from Ider University as recognition for her remarkable contributions to the field.
Outside of the office, Alimaa is involved in several cultural, community, and education-related non-profit organizations and charities. She also loves learning and reading about current world affairs and economic and political issues. She has worked in and visited over 25 countries across the world and 47 states in the U.S. She unwinds by cycling, hiking, performing yoga, Zumba dancing, and taking ballet classes. Alimaa is fluent in English, Mongolian, and Russian and is currently studying Japanese.
“One of my favorite quotes is, ‘A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle,’ which illustrates my goal of bringing a ray of sunshine to someone at least once a day every day.”
“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.”