Ally Batten

Director, International Gateway Offices

Office of the Vice President for International Affairs
Bryan Hall, Room 014
107 S. Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana


Based in the Office of the Vice President for International Affairs on the IU Bloomington campus, Ally Batten provides administrative oversight of the university's Global Gateway Network. His responsibilities include managing in-country Gateway staff, establishing administrative practices and protocols, developing strategic plans for the Gateways, and overseeing the phased opening of new Gateway offices.

Prior to working for Indiana University he worked for The HALO Trust, leading humanitarian landmine clearance and weapons destruction operations in Cambodia, Angola, Mozambique and Kosovo. He also worked in the renewable energy sector, designing and delivering renewable energy projects for corporate, government and community-based clients in the United Kingdom.

He has a Master of Science Degree in Renewable Energy Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the University of Bristol.