Paul Brennan

Paul Brennan Vice President

Vice President, Association of Canadian Community Colleges,

Paul Brennan currently holds the position of Vice-President, International Partnerships, at the ACCC. The ACCC is the national association and voice for the 130 public colleges, cégeps and institutes of technology in Canada who collectively reach 1.5 million learners per year in over 1,000 Canadian communities.

He is responsible for the development and administration of all of ACCC’s international institutional partnership programs for its members, such as the Education for Employment Programs in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean region, and the Asian Development Bank funded projects to help countries in Asia such as Vietnam and Bangladesh design and set up networks of colleges. He also leads ACCC’s initiatives to support colleges in their international student recruitment efforts, as well as to convince and support more Canadian students to study and intern abroad.

Paul Brennan has a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree specializing in modern Asian and African history and a Master’s degree of Management at McGill University focusing on Leadership of National Not-for-profit Associations.  He is fluent in French (mother tongue), English and Mandarin Chinese and speaks some Spanish and Portuguese.  He has also studied, lived and worked in China, Indonesia and Zimbabwe during his career.

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