Carpe Diem!

Nastja Pusic

Job summary/responsibilities

Managing and building UKI key accounts and key products, focusing on the new and innovative enrollment based partnerships. Supporting and mentoring the rest of the team as well as growth forecasting and other day-to-day responsibilities.

General introduction/background:

Nastja joined Studyportals in January 2018 as Senior Business Account Manager in the UKI team, bringing several years’ experience working in higher education, both for a university and a private pathway provider, holding many different positions from strategy, research, sales, business development and intelligence.

She is very excited to contribute towards finding solutions for new business opportunities in the global higher education and form new scalable enrollment based partnerships that will help “Empowering the world to choose education”.

Having studied, worked and lived in many different countries, Nastja is a strong believer that education can help ‘Make our world a little better’. Nastja holds BSc and MSc in Engineering of Transportation Technology, BSc in Geography, PGCE, MBA, and PhD in Law. She is a force of nature and brings many years of experience understanding the challenges of higher education and working with others to come up with creative solutions.

Nastja was a part of the start-up team that prepared the legal framework to establish Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI), an academic network of universities and centre of excellence of higher education and research.

Key challenge

Fulfilling both; professional career development and personal ambitions in helping Studyportals “To make higher education choice transparent, globally”.

Favourite Studyportals element/experience

The values of Studyportals, the people and the goal. I am proud to be working in such a dynamic, young and very ambitious organisation.

Favourite Listed Programme

Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence, B.Sc. Tilburg University, Netherlands.

Favourite activities

Travelling, meeting new people and cultures, Sports, Music, especially live concerts and festivals, Movies, Theatre and reading books.