John M. Pearson is a co-founder of the Foundation for International Education (FIE) and has worked with the organisation since its inception in 1998. As Senior Vice President of Operations John is ultimately responsible for the direction of the FIE London and Dublin centres and the services they provide.
John comes from a student affairs background and has many years of experience working in international education. Before working at FIE John was Associate Dean of Students a Richmond, the American International University in London with primary responsibility for the welfare, development and programming of upper division study abroad students.
At FIE John has overall responsibility for leading and developing each aspect of FIE’s operations. He works closely with all FIE departments to design, progress and deliver programs that serve FIE’s educational mission and articulated values. John has had a particular focus and passion in developing and progressing FIE’s sustainability in education initiative.
Born in Kenya, educated in England and Australia, raised by English and Sudanese/Cypriot parents, John has always been an advocate and champion of international education.