In early 2015 UQ appointed a Carolina Rasse as the Manager, International Relations, for UQ Global Engagement and UQ/ICTE in Latin America. Based in Santiago, Chile, Carolina is responsible for partner engagement for Latin America – with the main focus on Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Mexico. Having held a number of positions with the Australian Government, including Australian Educational International, Austrade, and AusAID in Chile and in Mexico, Carolina has an extensive experience in a range of countries and has built significant networks in Latin America across government, industry and universities. This role aims to provide strategic advice in business development and assist with partner engagement initiatives, particularly in terms of providing support with showcasing UQ’s academic and research expertise to key contacts in the region.