Prof Daniella Tilbury

Professor Daniella Tilbury is an educator, academic and sustainability leader. She has held academic leadership positions at Universities in the UK, Australia, Hong Kong and Gibraltar. Until 2018, and over a period of five years, she was the inaugural Vice-Chancellor of the University of Gibraltar, an institution that embeds sustainability at its core. Daniella has led multiple national agency projects on educational leadership, governance and management, research development and quality assurance in Europe, Africa, Oceania, Latin America and Asia. Prior to that she was the first University Dean of Sustainability and held the title the International Incoming Marie Curie Fellow awarded by the European Commission. She has conducted evaluations and held advisory and educational development roles in over 23 countries. She was a member of the Board of WWF Australia that brought Earth Hour to the World in 2007 and has been a key international figure in education for sustainable development since 1990 when she completed her PhD in the area. In 2018, she was recognised as an Hon. Fellow by the University of Cambridge and University of Girona. Her latest challenge is as Commissioner for Sustainable Development and Future Generations for her HM Government of Gibraltar.