Leadership Team

The experts behind MSM Higher ED

Our Team

MSM Higher Ed is led by an international team of educators and executives with broad-ranging experience in the academic world and in business. At the helm of this organization are former leaders and directors at top academic institutions with considerable exposure to pioneering new business models and implementing systems and processes on a vast or global scale.​

Every MSM Higher Ed institution has its own academic advisory board that brings together the academic and professional experience of its members. Here, we hand-pick the best minds in the industry for their worldwide higher education perspective with a wide range of specialties. This helps us accomplish our goals and objectives for all students in the MSM Higher Ed network.

Meet The Executive Team

MSM Higher Ed is led by an international team of educators and executives with broad-ranging experience in the academic world and in business. At the helm of this organization are former leaders and directors at top academic institutions with considerable exposure to pioneering new business models and implementing systems and processes on a vast or global scale.
Donna Hooker - MSM Higher Ed President

Donna Hooker
MSM Higher Ed President

Donna Hooker has worked in the international education field for 30 years. She has a comprehensive knowledge of policy and practise in the public post-secondary education system in British Columbia, Canada and worldwide. She is a past board chair for the BC Centre for International Education and has held senior management roles at BC Institute for Technology, Vancouver Community College, and most recently at Capilano University.

Donna has demonstrated excellence in leadership with a focus on international education and services marketing, as well as in her role as interim Dean of Business for 3 years at Vancouver Community College. Donna holds an MBA with a strategic focus on Services Marketing and International Education and has facilitated the professional development of others by teaching general business and service marketing in Canada as well as internationally. Donna joined M Square Media as President after having had first hand experience as an MSM client that was excellent.

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Tapas Aghera
Head Of Finance

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Dean Duperron
Chairman, MSM Higher Ed

MSM Higher Ed Advisory Board

Every MSM Higher Ed institution has its own academic advisory board that brings together the academic and professional experience of its members. Here, we hand-pick the best minds in the industry for their worldwide higher education perspective with a wide range of specialties. This helps us accomplish our goals and objectives for all students in the MSM Higher Ed network.
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Ken Burt
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Arthur Coren, PhD
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Stephen Murgatroyd, PhD
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M.J. Whitemarsh
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Raynie Wood, PhD