Our expertise in the higher education sector ranges from project management, engagement, leadership, communications and research. 

Joyce Achampong
Executive Director

Joyce is the executive consultant and practice leader at Pivot Global Education. She has over 15 years of experience in the higher education sector, most recently in senior management at the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). She has experience in working with senior leadership clients within universities and not-for-profit sectors. A recognised thought leader, she recently co-authored the chapter on Global innovation networks; the anatomy of change, (British Council’s Going Global 2015: Connecting cultures, forging futures) .

She has led the design, development and delivery of multi-dimensional cross-functional solutions to clients, bringing together strategy, university/community engagement, project and change management, leadership development programmes and organisational development.



Dr Tomas Harber has held academic and higher education management positions in Australia and the United Kingdom for the past decade. Over the last five years he has combined these with a strong interest in international development issues. 

In a range of programme and project coordination roles at the Association of Commonwealth Universities,  Dr Harber accrued a wealth of experience in capacity building and policy issues within African higher education, and in facilitating partnerships between universities in Europe and Africa. 


Dr Tomas Harber
Senior Consultant


Nyssa Lee-Woolf
Senior Strategist

Nyssa has accumulated industry experience across the government, not for profit and education sectors. In the last 10+ years, she has successfully implemented governmental policies and strategies through the operational implementation, growth and evaluation of two of the largest UK government scholarship programmes: Commonwealth and, most recently, Chevening Scholarships.

She is an accredited programme manager (MSP) with extensive experience in devising and implementing programmes of change across institutions and in a variety of sectors. 


Pivot Global Education Consulting Group Ltd 2017
Registered Address: 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AX