Dr. John Watret, Ph.D., FRAeS

Chancellor; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide

Dr. John R. Watret, Chancellor for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide, provides leadership and strategic direction that fosters growth, maintains academic integrity and promotes efficient operations for the Worldwide Headquarters in Daytona Beach, Florida and the over 130 campus locations throughout the world.

Watret is active with several organizations, serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Asia, Ltd. in Singapore; Managing Director for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University- Europe in Germany; as an appointed board member for the University of Florida Online Campus; as an elected member for the Flight Safety Foundation Board of Governors; and as a board member for the Aerospace Alliance, Inc. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (FRAeS) and he is a tenured Professor of Mathematics.

He holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science in Mathematics, both from Texas A&M University, and a bachelor’s degree with honours from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.