Chevening Alumni

Chevening Alumni

Numbering over 44,000 worldwide, Chevening Alumni are an influential and highly regarded group. They have an excellent record of rising to positions of leadership across a wide range of fields including politics, business, the media, civil society, science and technology, and academia. Have a look around these pages and discover our incredible community. You will also find a comprehensive list of Chevening Alumni in our Online Alumni Directory.

Alumni spotlight

Adlah Al Kurdi

Project Manager at the Libyan General National Congress

Adlah has worked in Jordan for five years as a human rights and political researcher at His Majesty King Abdullah’s office at the Royal Court and as a Senior Programmes Officer in a local developme

Alejandro Fernandez Whipple

Partner Director for BetaMetrix, Dominican Republic

Alejandro has worked in the private sector as Vice President at Banco Popular and Citibank focusing on corporate banking and risk management.

Nirav Khambhati

CEO - Tata ClassEdge, India

Nirav Khambhati is the Chief Executive Officer of Tata ClassEdge, an organization that aims to make a positive and meaningful difference to the education of 10 million students every year by 2025 i

Roger Wilkins AO

Former President of the Financial Action Taskforce, Australia

Having recently retired after a long and distinguished career as a senior public official, Roger Wilkins was a recipient of a Chevening Scholarship to study Law at the University of Oxford.


Latest news

The Macedonian Chevening Alumni Association (MCAA) in cooperation with the British Embassy in Skopje organised the panel discussion Conquering civil liberties: From Magna Carta to Carta Macedonia to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta in Macedonia. The event took place in Skopje on 22 September 2015. Read more
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Marita Van Rooyen
To celebrate the opening of the 2016/2017 Chevening applications in Namibia, the British High Commission held a Chevening exhibition by alumna Marita van Rooyen, celebrating the healthy bilateral ties between Namibia and the UK. Sponsored by the Chevening Secretariat through CAPF and Novel Motors Company, the exhibition was open between 28 July and 11 August in Windhoek. Read more
Zhao Qi, Chevening Alumnus
Known for exploring cultural themes in contemporary China, Zhao Qi is a Sundance and Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker based in Beijing. He also worked as an executive director and commissioning editor in China Central Television for 19 years. Read more
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The key objectives for the newly elected team includes strengthening relationships with alumni and scholars in Cameroon, and working in partnership with the British High Commission in Yaounde to promote Chevening in the other countries covered by the mission. Read more
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Upcoming events

The British Embassy in Brasilia are organising a pre-Christmas get together open to all alumni in or near Brasilia. The exact time is to be confirmed. Read more
Brasilia, Brazil
Chevening Alumni Kenya are organising a roundtable discussion open to all Chevening Alumni. The exact date, venue, speakers, and topics are to be confirmed. Read more
This event is open to all Chevening Alumni and will take place in November. The exact date is to be confirmed. Read more