The Board is the governing body of the Alliance. The Board consists of Chief Executives from member institutions.
The Board currently has 15 Chief Executives.
Mohammed ALBAILI, United Arab Emirates University
Muhammad ANIS, Universitas Indonesia
Tony F. CHAN, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Lakshman DISSANAYAKE, University of Colombo
Makoto GONOKAMI, The University of Tokyo
Abdul Rahim HASHIM, Universiti Malaya
Pho KAUNG, University of Yangon
Devang KHAKHAR, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
LIN Jianhua, Peking University
Se-Jung OH, Seoul National University
QIU Yong, Tsinghua University
Wei SHYY, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
SUNG Nak-in, Seoul National University
TAN Chorh Chuan, National University of Singapore
Chandrika WIJEYARATNE, University of Colombo
The Presidency institution is elected by the Board, serving for a term of three years, renewable for one more term. The Chief Executive of the Presidency serves as the President of AUA. The Presidency 2023-2026 is held by United Arab Emirates University. The AUA President is Prof. Ghaleb Ali AlHadrami AlBreiki, Acting Vice Chancellor of United Arab Emirates University.
The Executive Presidency is held for a term of one year and is elected by the Board. The Executive Presidency 2023-2024 is held by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The Executive President 2023-2024 is Professor Nancy IP, President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
As determined by the Board at the AUA Board Meeting 2019, the AUA Secretariat is hosted permanently by Tsinghua University. The Secretariat is responsible for hosting the AUA Summit, implementing Board decisions, facilitating AUA activities, planning the budget, and fundraising.
Dr. ZHANG Chuanjie
Dr. Muna Bufaroosha
Ms. FANG Yanhua, Chief Administrator
Ms. WANG Yaqian, Senior Administrator (Policy & Programs)
Ms. HAN Zhuoluo, Administrator (Finance & Programs)
Ms. Darine RAZMADZE, Administrator (Communications & Programs)
Ms. Alena SHISH, Affiliate Administrator