He has over 25 years of experience in International Higher Education and EdTech.
Entrepreneurial and flexible, he is equally at ease in strategic and hands-on roles. A deep appreciation of education technology, hands-on experience of teaching and academic quality management and strategic understanding of global higher education, give him a unique skill-set for building a new generation of education offerings for the new, technology-savvy, global middle class.
He has a track record of excellence in conceptualisation and execution of transformational projects. He can bring into play my out-of-the-box perspective and appreciation of global and technological opportunities. Overall, he is a hands-on learning professional who can combine attention to detail with big-picture thinking.
He has previously worked with Apple to build a chain of neighbourhood learning centres, led the expansion of Microsoft Certification in Asia (through NIIT, a leading IT Education company) and shaped strategic talent development programmes with IBM, GE, Oracle, ACCA and Grant Thornton in locations across Europe, Asia and Africa. In his most recent role, he led the development of a Blended Learning Professional Certification programme for UK’s leading Engineering companies, including BP, Shell, INEOS, SSE etc.
He has extensive experience in various global markets, particularly South and South-East Asia, China, Middle East, Eastern Europe and South and East Africa. He maintains a thriving network of business contacts and conversations across the world.
His career objective is to build human-centric, relevant yet scalable global Education solutions to address the global talent shortage, particularly in the context of rapid technological change and challenges of globalization.