National Association for College Admission Counseling, US. Angel B. Pérez has been appointed CEO of the National Association for College Admission Counseling, representing nearly 14,000 admission and counseling professionals worldwide. Angel is recognised as a national thought leader and is a sought-after speaker on issues of educational equity, access, and success in global education. Prior to his arrival at NACAC, he served for 22 years as a leader in higher education, most recently serving as vice president for enrolment and student success at Trinity College. He is a Fulbright alumnus and former visiting international faculty member at Rikkyo University in Japan. A staunch advocate for international education, Angel has travelled the world to increase global student mobility. During his tenure in higher ed, the governor of Connecticut appointed him to the New England Board of Higher Education, and he was chosen by the Gates Foundation to serve on Forward50, a group of leaders presenting higher ed solutions to Congress.