As we have already reported earlier, on the 31st of May, VI Eurasian Higher Education Leaders’ Forum starts. David Lock – Secretary-General of the ‘Magna Charta Observatory’ – was invited to this event. Professor Lock has extensive experience in international higher education and university management. As the head of International and UK Projects at the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, he has been involved in the promotion and implementation of projects in more than 30 different countries, including at the state level. It is noteworthy that within the framework of the forum David Lock is expected to deliver a speech at a panel session devoted to models of university autonomy and management. More information about the speaker can be found on the official EHELF resource.