Dr Mary Stiasny is Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) and Chief Executive of the International Programmes.
She was previously at the Institute of Education, where Dr Stiasny was Pro-Director with responsibility for Learning Teaching and International. Working life for Dr Stiasny began as a secondary school teacher.
She then joined Goldsmiths College, where she worked in initial teacher education, becoming Director of PGCE and Deputy Head of the Department of Educational Studies.
This was followed by a move to Oxford Brookes University as Deputy Head of the School of Education, then to the University of Greenwich as Head of the School of Education and Training, followed by four years at the British Council as Director of Education and Training before joining the Institute of Education in 2007.
In her current role as Pro Vice-Chancellor, Dr Stiasny provides academic leadership for more than 50,000 students in 180 countries studying for a University of London award, the world's oldest and leading provider of distance and flexible learning.