Jeff Howe

General Manager, International Development

Jeff seeks out offshore opportunities that link with Victoria University's capabilities.


As General Manager of Viclink’s International Development team, Jeff is responsible for identifying and developing strategic new offshore business opportunities that link with Victoria University of Wellington’s capabilities.


A former Director of International Programmes for the University, Jeff spent the early part of his career in financial/policy analyst roles for government agencies before moving to Thailand for three years to assist with the establishment and development of the Mekong Institute. He has also worked as the ASEAN Regional Programmes Manager for Viclink’s Knowledge Services team, where he played a lead role in procuring, establishing and managing offshore operations and contracts with partners in Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Timor-Leste. 


In addition to speaking “a bit” of Thai and Mandarin, Jeff holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from Massey University and an MBA from Victoria University.