Chris Beard

Executive Director


Chris is the Executive Officer for ISANA NZ based in Wellington. In this role he liaises with government agencies, education providers and stake-holders on ISANA NZ’s behalf. For 25 years he has worked closely with international students in a teaching or pastoral capacity.  He helped establish New Zealand’s first postgraduate course in International Education, which is delivered by Victoria University of Wellington’s Master of Education programme, and is the course coordinator for ISANA NZ’s International Student Experience online course.