Global Education & Skills Forum

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12 - 13 March 2016

Atlantis The Palm,
Dubai, U.A.E.


The Global Education & Skills Forum attracts leaders in business, finance, government, public policy, academia, philanthropy, and more. These individuals represent some of the world's top firms, organizations, universities and governments.

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Speakers for Global Education & Skills Forum 2016

Andrew Adonis
Lord Andrew Adonis

Member Of The House Of Lords
Former Uk Government Minister
United Kingdom

Marc Boxser
Mr Marc Boxser

@marcboxserGlobal Director for External Relations & Strategic Initiatives (Head of GEMS Online Learning)
GEMS Education
United States

Neil Carberry
Mr Neil Carberry

@GramscisghostDirector, Employment and Skills
Confederation of British Industry
United Kingdom

David Edwards
Mr David Edwards

@daveswordsDeputy General Secretary
Education International

Aparisim Ghosh
Mr Aparisim Ghosh

@ghoshworldManaging Editor
United States

Karen Giles
Ms Karen Giles

Barham Primary School
United Kingdom

Raj Kumar
Mr Raj Kumar

raj_devexPresident & Editor-in-chief
United States

Simon Lebus
Mr Simon Lebus

Group Chief Executive
Cambridge Assessment
United Kingdom

Vikas Pota
Mr Vikas Pota

Varkey Foundation
United Kingdom

John Rendel
Mr John Rendel

United Kingdom

Refat Sabbah
Mr Refat Sabbah

refaat sabbahGeneral Manager
Teacher Creatvity Center

Sarah Sands
Miss Sarah Sands

London Evening Standard
United Kingdom

Jordan Shapiro
Mr Jordan Shapiro

@jordoshSenior Fellow
Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop
United States

Fred van Leeuwen
Mr Fred van Leeuwen

@fredvanleeuwenGeneral Secretary
Education International

Jay Sunny Varkey
Mr Jay Sunny Varkey

Group Executive Director
GEMS Global
United Arab Emirates

Dino Varkey
Mr Dino Varkey

@DinoVarkeyGroup Executive Director and Board Member
GEMS Education
United Arab Emirates

Anna Winthrop
Mrs Anna Winthrop

New York University
United States