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Upcoming Pacific Leadership Fellows

The Pacific Leadership Fellows program brings leaders to UC San Diego from around the Pacific region to engage in dialogue, research and teaching with students, alumni, faculty and the San Diego community.

Residencies may range from one to four weeks, with the occasional longer or shorter stay. Each fulfills a number of responsibilities, and their events and interactions vary based on the fellow’s expertise and length of stay.

UC San Diego continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19, working closely with local, state and national officials. We are busy planning the visits of the next outstanding cohort of fellows while working diligently to protect our campus community. 

  • Robert W. Conn

    Robert W. Conn

    CEO Emeritus, the Kavli Foundation
    Dean Emeritus, Jacobs School of Engineering
    Dates of Residency: July 1, 2021- June 30, 2023

  • Jong-Wha Lee

    Jong-Wha Lee

    Professor, Korea University (South Korea)

  • Kate Wilson

    Kate Wilson

    CEO, Digital Impact Alliance (United States)
    Residency Dates: Feb. 14-24, 2022

  • Maurizio Vecchione

    Maurizio Vecchione

    Chief Innovation Officer, Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (United States)
    Residency Dates: April 11-15, 2022

  • Toomas Hendrik Ilves

    Toomas Hendrik Ilves

    Former President (Estonia)
    Residency Dates: May 9-20, 2022
  • Carlos Viana de Carvalho

    Carlos Viana de Carvalho

    Deputy Governor for Economic Policy, Brazil Central Bank (Brazil)

  • David Malone

    David Malone

    Under-Secretary-General, United Nations (Canada)
    Residency Dates: TBD