Department of Education, International, Queensland Government
Nathan Pugliese is the Manager, Strategy and Performance, for the Department of Education, International (DEi). He is wildly enthusiastic about the future of international education and is committed to supporting international students to thrive in a rapidly changing and interconnected world. As an educational leader in Queensland, he is motivated by the department’s strategy to provide young people with an understanding of a global mindset. He manages the development, growth and implementation of the Queensland International Student Program activities, ensuring positive student experiences, outcomes and the delivery of a quality program. Nathan’s other roles include Chairman of the Queensland Student Innovation and Entrepreneurs Alliance (QSIEA). In this role he has brought together some of the best of Queensland’s start-up community to create the next generation of entrepreneurs, with a focus on international and domestic participation in a first-ever statewide student innovation challenge, Gen[in].