Aditya Malkani
South & East Asia Representative for The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Aditya Malkani is South & East Asia Representative for The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), where he leads on engagement with the ACU’s members and partners in the region. Established in 1913, the ACU is the world's first and oldest international university network, with 500+ members in over 50 Commonwealth countries, including more than 200 members across Asia. The ACU has 150+ members in India – a list which includes some of the country’s leading public and private universities. Recently, Aditya has been actively involved with the ACU’s efforts in facilitating and developing Virtual Exchange initiatives.

Prior to joining the ACU, Aditya was Country Head (India) for King’s College London. While at King’s - Aditya played an active role in supporting the development of the King’s India Summer Schools, which provided exposure to Indian students to summer school courses taught in-person by King’s academics, delivered at partner institutions in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore.

Aditya has been an education sector professional for over a decade, and speaks regularly on issues relating to higher education and international collaboration at conferences & roundtables, both nationally and internationally. His body of work has taken him to over 25 countries in Asia, Americas, Europe, the Pacific and Africa.

Aditya pursued his Bachelors and Masters studies in from the University of Mumbai, and has pursued short courses at the University of California – Berkeley. He is an avid reader of biographies, and is based in Mumbai, where he lives with his family.