Dr Su-Ann Tan is the founding director of The Australian National University’s Southeast Asia Liaison Office and is responsible for enhancing the profile and reputation of ANU in the region by actively engaging with a range of key stakeholders and facilitating productive institutional and individual relationships in the areas of research funding, educational collaboration, public policy, philanthropy, alumni relations and student recruitment.
Su-Ann has over a decade of experience in the Australian Higher Education sector, where she has led strategic engagement and communication initiatives through management positions in international marketing, communication, engagement, business development, and student recruitment. She has been the Manager of Outreach and Communication for the ANU Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs in the College of Asia and the Pacific, and prior to that was Regional Manager (China, Singapore and Malaysia) in the ANU International Student Recruitment division.
Su-Ann holds a doctorate in intercultural communication and cross-cultural psychology. She has lectured and published on intercultural communication, adaptation, and the international student experience.