Russ has been in the field of international education for over 28 years with a focus on program design and development. Originally from Australia, Russ spent 12 years at the University of New South Wales growing their inbound study abroad to the largest in Australia. He has completed consultancies for a number of Australian universities in all aspects of international education and was the architect of Macquarie University's Global Leadership Program which has been duplicated at over six Australian campuses. He joined The Education Abroad Network in 2004 to direct expansion into Asia. He currently leads the Campus Relations team.