Dr. Graeme Atherton

Head, AccessHE; Director, National Education Opportunities Network (NEON)

United Kingdom

Dr. Graeme Atherton is an international leader & researcher in the field of access and diversity in higher education He founded and leads both AccessHE and the National Education Opportunities Network (NEON) in the UK. AccessHE is a network of over 200 schools, colleges and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), working together in London to extend access to higher education (HE). NEON is the national professional organisation for social mobility through widening access to higher education in UK with over 100 universities as members. He holds Visiting Professorships at London Metropolitan University, Amity Business School and Sunway University, Kuala Lumpur. Graeme wrote ‘Charting Equity: Drawing the Global Access Map’ published by Pearson in September 2016 and ‘Access to Higher Education: Understanding Global Inequalities’ published by Palgrave MacMillan in December 2016.