Professor Warren Fox
Executive Director Higher Education, Knowledge and Human Development Authority, Dubai
Dr. Fox is Executive Director of the Higher Education for the Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority in the United Arab Emirates. He also serves as chair of the University Quality Assurance International Board (UQAIB), the quality assurance initiative for International Branch Campuses in Dubai. Previously he was Executive Director of the Office of Higher Education, Policy & Planning, for the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the United Arab Emirates. He also serves on the School Board for the American Community School.
Previously, he served as Scholar in Residence, University of California at Berkeley, with the Center for Studies in Higher Education, focusing on higher education administration, state-level policy and finance, and best practices for accountability.
He was the longest serving Executive Director of California's planning and coordinating agency for higher education - the California Postsecondary Education Commission, which is responsible to the executive and legislative branches for updating the state-wide plan for higher education and for recommendations on budget, capital outlay, academic programmes, and other issues. He also served as convener of the California Education Roundtable composed of California's university system leaders.
Dr. Fox received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley, and his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California School of Policy Planning and Development.