Professor Mary Stiasny OBE BSc MA(Ed) PhD

Pro Vice-Chancellor (International, Teaching and Learning)
University of London

Throughout her career, Professor Mary Stiasny has worked to both deliver and promote quality accessible education across the world.

Prior to becoming Pro Vice-Chancellor (International, Teaching and Learning), Professor Stiasny provided strategic direction and leadership at the Institute of Education, in her capacity as Pro-Director with responsibility for Learning, Teaching and International.

Working life for Professor Stiasny began as a secondary school teacher in West London. She then joined Goldsmiths College, where she was involved 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, where she was appointed Deputy Head of the School of Education. She then returned to London, to become Head of the School of Education and Training at the University of Greenwich. Professor Stiasny then spent four years at the British Council as Director of Education and Training before joining the Institute of Education.

Professor Stiasny’s practical and strategic experience in education spans across a wide range of roles, including providing consultancy for a number of education projects that have attracted external funding, and as an external examiner.