Dirk has 20+ years of experience in the higher education industry. He worked with IE University (www.ie.edu). IE is one of the most progressive and entrepreneurial higher education institutions. Dirk contributed to IE in different roles:
* Admissions Director
* International Development Director
* Regional Director Southeast Asia
In 1999, IE was a Spanish-speaking private higher education institution. With a combination of growth strategies, IE achieved a diversified student body. In parallel, it built a broad network of partner institutions. IE is now a globally recognized higher education institution. Through Dirk’s different roles, he contributed to the transition of the institution. He was instrumental in IE's expansion into Asia. Dirk established representative offices in China and India. He moved to Singapore and set up the operation for Southeast Asia & ANZ.