Who we are


Raegan Hiles is Head of Outbound Mobility Programmes (HEGlobal and Go International) until December 2017, while Anne Marie Graham is on secondment to ACU. Raegan manage strategic oversight and delivery of outbound mobility programmes for UUKi. Raegan has long worked collaboratively with the outward student mobility programme, in particular as a consultant for our finance guidance. Prior to joining UUKi, she led AMOSSHE, the Student Services Association; before that she held posts at HEFCE and the University of South Wales, Newport.

Catriona Hanks is the policy lead for the Outward Student Mobility programme’s research. Before joining UUKi, Catriona worked for the World Bank Scholarship Program in Washington DC, leading their Robert S. McNamara fellowship program. Previously she interned with the British Council, New York, Oxfam International and the European Parliament. She holds a masters degree in International Economics and European Studies from Johns Hopkins University and an undergraduate degree in Music from the University of Oxford.

Katherine Allinson joins UUKi as the lead on a European Commission funded project to widen participation in outward mobility. The project aims to produce a transferable toolkit of practical advice and case studies to help institutions across the EHEA develop effective strategies to increase the number of students from under-represented groups participating in outward mobility programmes. Katherine joins UUKi from Goldsmiths College where she worked in a number of roles there including researching the College’s Internationalisation Strategy and managing the Politics and International Relations Department. Prior to that she worked at King’s College London on strategic projects. Outside of higher education, Katie worked for Business in the Community on the diversity campaign, Race for Opportunity.

Fiona Waye leads our work with the Routes into Languages consortia. Fiona is UUK’s Senior Policy Lead on Inclusion, Equality and Diversity at Universities UK (UUK). She works on a range of projects at UUK to support the sector, and demonstrate publicly, the role played by universities to contribute to social mobility, remove inequalities across the student lifecycle and to promote the benefits of a diverse higher education leadership. Fiona holds a masters in the economics of inequality from the from the London School of Economics and Political Science and Birkbeck, University of London, and has worked for over 25 years in the education sector at both secondary and higher education level as a teacher, lecturer, researcher and in policy development. Fiona also spent a year working in GuildHE to broaden her experience in working with higher education and specialist colleges.

Donna Taibe is the Mobility Programmes Administrator at UUKi, working with the Go International and HEGlobal teams. Donna has worked for a diverse range of UK universities in a variety of departments. She holds a master degree in TV Journalism from Goldsmiths, University of London, and, an undergraduate degree in English Literature from Queen Mary’s, University of London. In addition to her work in the higher education sector, Donna has over 8 years’ of experience working abroad.


On secondment to the Association of Commonwealth Universities as Director of the Chevening Secretariat

Anne Marie Graham is the Head of Programme, Outward Student Mobility at Universities UK International (UUKi). She leads on the implementation of the UK Strategy for Outward Mobility, which aims to increase the proportion of UK domiciled students accessing international opportunities during their studies. Anne Marie has managed projects in UK and European higher education in the fields of languages, communication and intercultural skills. She is the author of several research reports, including labour market intelligence for the British Academy, the University Council of Modern Languages and Skills CfA, and a review of public service interpreting and translation training in higher education for HEFCE’s Routes into Languages.  In addition to her work in the higher education sector, Anne Marie has over 10 years’ commercial management experience in the language services industry.