Director of Europe, Middle East, and Africa Operations
Dr. Kati Kovacs, a higher education, and international accreditation specialist with 20 years of experience, is passionate about advancing higher education institutions around the world. Having held senior international management roles, she has a track record of excellence in building up quality assurance systems within institutions; achieving and maintaining international accreditation; acquiring and building new businesses and partnerships while maintaining and improving current ones.
Kati is a firm believer in our responsibility to provide quality education to students across the globe and as such makes it her mission to help higher education institutions improve.
Currently, Kati is based in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Prior to joining Peregrine Global Services, she worked as Dean/ Associate Dean of Global Education Programs at Maastricht School of Management, establishing and managing a wide portfolio of programs across the globe (Europe, China, Middle East, South America, Africa) while spearheading the national and international accreditations of the programs. Recently she also led the Global Partnership team at London Southbank University in the UK. Her voluntary activities included serving as chair on boards of international accrediting bodies and chairing numerous site visits.
Kati holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (cum laude) in History and Political Science, a Master of Public Administration Degree from Jacksonville State University, USA, and a Doctor of Business Administration Degree in Higher Education Management from the University of Bath, UK. Kati is fluent in English and Hungarian.