Global University Systems, Canada. Cyndi McLeod is the CEO of Global University Systems Canada and will also serve as Chair of the Board of Directors and Governors of University Canada West. Cyndi has previously been at Thompson Rivers University, overseeing growth in international student enrolment, and led the development of a wide array of strategic partnerships. From 2009 until 2014, Cyndi expanded Royal Roads University’s domestic and international activities. After serving as a visiting scholar at the Beijing Foreign Language University, Cyndi launched Globally CMC, a consultancy business.  She is also the co-founder of Global Women in Education, a non-profit association dedicated to the advancement and development of women in international education.