Governance Bio
Clive Jones
Appoint Professional

Clive Jones

7 Years
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:


Private company
Incorporated Entity
Government Sector Org
Non Governmental Organisation
Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs
Council Controlled Organisation


Advisor / Advisory Board
Board Member
Committee Member
“With a strong background in digital business strategy and deep experience within the IT and international education industries, I have specific expertise within export oriented organisations. My networks are deepest in India/China and tertiary education. I bring contemporary governance skills in technology and digital business strategy to the board table.”


Governance Roles

Executive Director

Minerva International Education Limited

May 2007 - October 2012 (5 years)

A wholly owned subsidiary of UCOL, Minerva was used as the vehicle for the operation of a Reserve Bank of India approved Liaison Office in Bangalore, India to recruit international students for UCOL.

Executive Director

UCOL International Limited

February 2005 - October 2012 (7 years)

This wholly owned subsidiary of UCOL, a government funded Institute of Technology, was formed in 2004 as the vehicle to undertake the obligations of the parent company under an agreement with Indian-based Canadian Institute of International Studies and Dubai-based Global Strategic Business Consultancy to deliver UCOL’s Bachelor of Nursing Programme in Chandigarh, India.

Executive Roles

GM Strategy & Insight

Education New Zealand

December 2016 - Present (2 years)

Education New Zealand (ENZ) is a crown agency whose role is to promote New Zealand globally as a study destination for international students and to grow the value of international education to New Zealand. As GM Strategy & Insight I regularly support the strategy development process with the Board and lead key operational and strategic initiatives including business planning and strategic change initiatives.

GM Business Development

Education New Zealand

November 2012 - December 2016 (4 years)

Led a team of Business Development Managers to support industry engagement and capability development to achieve industry export growth. Key achievements include leading the development of an industry roadmap, achieving major improvements in industry satisfaction with ENZ products and services, and the development of ENZ’s regional partnership programme.

Deputy Chief Executive - Strategy


December 2007 - November 2012 (4 years)

Universal College of Learning (UCOL) is a Government funded Institute of Technology with a proud 106-year history of offering high quality vocational and applied education to students across a wide range of certificate, diploma, degree and postgraduate programmes. Achievements include leading significant growth in revenue from international student recruitment.

Executive Dean


June 2000 - November 2012 (12 years)

As Executive Dean I was responsible for the leadership and operation of a large higher education Faculty offering a wide range of certificate, diploma, and degree programmes across a diverse range of disciplines including business and computing, tourism, hospitality and catering, foundation studies, fashion and beauty, early childhood education, music, photography, arts and design. Key achievements include lifting average course completion rates for learners from 42% to over 70%.


Massey University

Master of Business Administration,

1994 - 1996

Massey University

Bachelor of Technology, Information Technology

1983 - 1986