Chang Da Wan

Institutional affiliation:

The HEAD Foundation


Personal Description:

Wan Chang Da is the Chief Executive Officer of The HEAD Foundation, a charitable organisation with the vision to impact lives in Asia through quality education and healthcare. Prior to this, he was Director of the National Higher Education Research Institute (IPPTN), Universiti Sains Malaysia. Chang Da has vast experience undertaking research in the area of higher education policy and practice, and published widely on the subject. He has also undertaken consultancy and capacity-building projects for various agencies and organisations including UNESCO and UNICEF. He read economics at the University of Malaya and the National University of Singapore, before going on to read education at the University of Oxford.