Kirsten works as the Senior VP Analytics Consultant of the Studyportals Analytics & Consulting Team.
Kirsten has worked in international higher education since 2004, where she joined the international office at Aarhus University in Denmark, and since moved on to EDU Danmark, Denmark’s largest education agent. In 2012 she moved to the U.S. to take a position with the State University of New York (SUNY) System’s Office of Global Affairs, which eventually led her to a position at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), where she remained for five years, most recently as AVP of International Programs. When she accepted her first role at SNHU in 2014, Kirsten also joined AIRC’s Board of Directors, where she served for five years in total as an institutional representative. After three years at Northeastern University, most recently as AVC of International Enrollment Management, Kirsten joined Studyportals in early 2023 as SVP of Analytics & Consulting for the North American market. In addition to serving on advisory boards for several known companies in the field, Kirsten is a frequent speaker at international higher education conferences.