Alumni Around the World


Western is proud to have a network of over 300,000 alumni in 154 countries around the world. Western alumni stay closely connected to the university through the Alumni Association and other alumni groups in various regions, or related to a particular faculty or interest area. We encourage you to connect with alumni in your area. There are many resources and events available through Alumni Western.

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International Alumni Profiles

Margaret Chan, Director WHOMargaret Chan
Director, World Health Organization

Margaret Chan, 64, has been on the frontline of the global fight against H1N1, SARS and avian influenza – and is now said to be the most powerful international public health official in history.


Randy Lai, Managing Director McDonald's Hong KongRandy Lai
Managing Director, McDonald's Restaurants (Hong Kong) Limited

A 14-year McDonald’s veteran, and the first female Managing Director nurtured in the Hong Kong market, Randy Lai, BA'93 (Economics), has dedicated countless hours to the training and career development of staff, as well as fostering a positive workplace culture. Read more.


John Marcus Payne alumni profileJohn Marcus Payne

John Marcus Payne’s journey began alongside missionary parents in Nigeria, and brought him to a quiet, small town north of Chicago where he lives now with his wife and three children. But it’s the points in between that make Payne, LLB’73, a contender for the “most interesting man in the world.” Read more.


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