OneHE Advisory Group

The Team

OneHE was founded by Dr Mark Jones, Olivia Fleming and Simon Jones, formerly members of the Executive team of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), a global charity promoting better teaching in higher education.

Simon Jones

Simon Jones (Founder and Director of Engagement) is a brand specialist and customer marketing champion. He has worked in agencies, including Saatchi & Saatchi and a successful start-up, and on the client side in the UK and SE Asia with brands including Sony, BBC, EEC, Teesside University, GNER, the Pakistan Inward Investment Programme and Tiger Beer. He was part of the Executive team that delivered the turn around of the AIM listed utility company Fulcrum and joined the Higher Education Academy in 2015.

Olivia Fleming

Olivia Fleming (Founder and Director of Partnerships) is a specialist in global development with a background in higher education, supply chain management and business development. She began her career working in the international Healthcare sector for Boehringer Mannheim, Roche Diagnostics and Trinity Biotech before moving to the Higher Education Academy where she championed the successful global expansion of the Higher Education Academy from a standing start to presence in more than 40 countries.

Dr Mark Jones

Dr Mark Jones (Founder and Managing Director) is an experienced higher education manager and specialist in commercialisation with a background in academia, digital learning and broadcast. In his career, he has worked for the Universities of York and Hull, the BBC, ITV, Eutelsat and SES, launched two start-ups and managed three organisations from grant dependency to commercial sustainability. Mark served as Chief Operating Officer at the Higher Education Academy between 2015 and 2018.

Advisory Group

The OneHE Advisory Group draws together senior leaders in learning and teaching to inform our strategic direction, challenge our thinking and spur us on to achieve our ambition.

Professor Steve Joordens

Professor of Psychology and Director of the Advanced Learning Technologies Lab, University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada

Dr Gavan Watson

Director, Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning and Vice President (Academic), Teaching and Learning at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.

Dr Maha Bali
Associate Professor of Practice, Centre of Learning and Teaching, American University in Cairo