Maria Kelo is the Director of ENQA, the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (since 2011) and a Vice-President of the Executive Board of EQAR, the European Quality Assurance Register.
Among other things, together with the Association’s President, she represents ENQA in European policy making, namely in the E4 group and in the Bologna Follow-Up Group, and manages the ENQA Secretariat of six staff members in Brussels.
Prior to joining ENQA in 2011, Maria worked for nine years in the field of international higher education, first as a trainee at the European Commission DG for Education and Culture, and subsequently as a research assistant at Eurydice (2003), Senior Officer at the Academic Cooperation Association (2003-2009), Programme manager at EUA (2010), and independent consultant (2010-2011). During these years Maria carried out a number of project and studies on international higher education, in particular in the fields of transnational education, student mobility, student services, promotion of European higher education, and human resource management in higher education.
Maria is a graduate of University College London (1996-2000) and London School of Economics (2001-2002).
Christina Rozsnyai, MA, MLS, is program officer at the Hungarian Accreditation Committee. Her duties include involvement in higher education quality assurance in an international setting, with a focus on Central and Easter Europe, through active participation in evaluation teams, seminars and conferences, running international quality assurance-related projects, and publications.
As head of one of the first quality assurance agencies, Christina set up the agency and launched its operations prior to the its legal establishment in 1993. After the agency’s expansion she started focusing on international activities. In 2015, she was co-opted, subsequently elected member of the Board of the European Association for Quality Assurance (ENQA) and has been a member of the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria) since 2011. Previous offices included that of a Bologna Promoter/Expert in Hungary, membership in the Institutional Accreditation Commission of FIBAA (FAK-INST), Germany, the Certification and Accreditation Commission of the Austrian Agency for Quality Assurance AQA, the Steering Committee of the European University Association’s Institutional Evaluation Program (EUA IEP), where she continues since 2000 as Team coordinator in institutional evaluation teams.
From its founding in 2001 until April 2017 she has been the Secretary (“Secretary General” since 2006) for the Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (CEENQA). She has worked in the panel for the external evaluation of several quality assurance agencies commissioned by the agency, ENQA and INQAAHE and is a member of International Advisory Board of the Journal Quality in Higher Education.
Christina has received her undergraduate and graduate education in California. In 2013 she was conferred the Agoston Trefort Award in recognition of work in higher education quality assurance.
Dr. Julie Norris
A forensic psychologist by profession Dr. Julie Norris has significant experience in the design, development and validation of law enforcement learning and training programmes. Dr Norris has worked for An Garda Síochána, the Irish national police service, Frontex and Interpol, specialising in the development of operationally relevant, practical courses that meet the standards of the Bologna and Copenhagen processes and was significantly involved in the design and development of the Frontex SQF and Europeant Joint Master’s in Strategic Broder Management.