Jamil Salmi, a Moroccan education economist, is the World Bank’s tertiary education coordinator. He is the principal author of the Bank’s Tertiary Education Strategy entitled New Challenges for Tertiary Education” In the past seventeen years, Mr. Salmi has provided policy advice on tertiary education reform to many governments and higher education institutions all over the world.
Mr. Salmi is a member of the Governing Board of the International Institute for Educational Planning, the International Advisory Network of the UK Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, and the Editorial Committee of OECD’s Journal of Higher Education Management and Policy. Mr. Salmi’s latest book, published in February 2009, addresses the “Challenge of Establishing World-Class Universities”. His upcoming book, “The Road to Academic Excellence”, will be published in 2011.