Regional Director, Southeast Asia, Institute of International Education
Jonathan Lembright is the Regional Director for Southeast Asia at the Institute of International Education. He has over 12 years of experience in international education, including in student exchange, programme management, teaching, training, and strategy.
Jonathan was previously employed as the Southeast Asia REAC (Regional Educational Advising Coordinator) for EducationUSA, the U.S. Department of State’s academic advising network.
Prior to EducationUSA, Jonathan was a manager with Food for the Hungry’s Academic Initiatives (AI). This saw him focus on partnership building with faculty and programmes at universities while also working closely with field staff in Asia and Africa to ensure alignment and evaluate new opportunities.
Jonathan has served in leadership roles with an educational nonprofit in South India, worked in the study abroad offices at the University of Tennessee and Michigan State University, and held guest lecturing and adjunct appointments at Northwest University and Arizona State University.