Anna Esaki-Smith

Recruitment, Marketing and Outreach

Location: USA

Anna Esaki-Smith is a global education expert, currently advising higher education institutions, private companies and education organizations on internationalization strategies and thought leadership. She has worked previously with the British Council. UC Berkeley and EF Education First.

Anna specializes in international student recruitment and agent management, student survey development and focus groups, marketing and outreach activities to international audiences, and market scoping for new programs. She also advises on content strategy and thought leadership, including research reports, white papers, commentary, blogs and marketing collateral. Anna is a contributor to Forbes and writes widely on education trends, global issues and the evolving workforce. She has lived and worked in Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Paris, Berkeley and New York.