Jeff Howe BSc (Agr), MBA

General Manager, International Development

As General Manager of Wellington UniVentures' International Development team, Jeff is responsible for seeking out offshore 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 Wellington UniVentures' 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, Viet Nam 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 of Wellington.