Geoff Wilmshurst is Vice-President Partnerships, at Camosun College in Victoria, British Columbia where he is responsible for International Education, Continuing Education, Contract Training, Ancillary Services Advancement, Alumni and external relations.
In 1992 Geoff started his career in Ottawa at Petro Canada International Assistance Corporation as Asia Program Officer. In 1992 he joined World University Service of Canada (WUSC) in Ottawa in the China and refugee departments. He followed that with six years in New York as the Manager of Programs at AFS International where he helped to develop the 18+ program portfolio.
In 2003, Geoff returned to Canada and took on the inaugural role of Manager, Study Abroad at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) in Kamloops, BC. In 2006 Geoff was assigned to the Canadian Institute of International Studies in Chandigarh, India as the India Director for TRU. Upon his return one year later he headed up TRU’s international marketing and recruitment division.
In 2008 Geoff joined Study Group, an international private educational pathway provider, as Director of Business Development for Canada. Geoff was responsible for the development of the Study Group International Study Centre at Royal Roads University. He joined Camosun in 2011.
In addition to the United States and India, Geoff has worked and studied in China and Japan. Geoff is a graduate of Saint Mary’s University in Halifax and Shandong Normal University in China.
Geoff lives with his wife Branka and dog Luna in Victoria, British Columbia.