Our Board

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is comprised of leaders from business, philanthropy, education, and civil society to provide expert advice and guidance to shape our work.

Jamira Burley

Jamira Burley

Director of Social Impact Projects, Adidas North America

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Alex Cho

President of Personal Systems, HP

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Aliko Dangote

Chairman and CEO, Dangote Group

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John Fallon

Former CEO, Pearson LLC

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Tariq Fancy

Founder & CEO, The Rumie Initiative

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Rosalind Hudnell

Former Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Intel, and Former President, Intel Foundation

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Maysa Jalbout

Nonresident Fellow, Brookings Center for Universal Education

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Georg Kell

Former Executive Director, UN Global Compact

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Tracy Lovatt

CEO, Batten & Co

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Strive Masiyiwa

Chairman and Founder, Econet Wireless Group

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Kwasi Mitchell

Kwasi Mitchell

Principal, Diversity & Inclusion Lead, Deloitte

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Hiro Mizuno

Executive Managing Director and CIO, GPIF, Japan

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Nduka Obaigbena

Founder, This Day

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Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President, Nigeria

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Director General, World Trade Organisation  (WTO)

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Laurene Powell Jobs

Founder and Chair, Emerson Collective

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Baela Raza Jamil

Chief Executive Officer, Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi

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Mark Reading

Head of Foundation, Atlassian

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Thérèse Rein

Former CEO, Ingeus

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Stuart Roden

Non-Executive Chairman of the Investment Committee, Marylebone Partners LLP Former chairman Lansdowne Partners LLP

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Carlos Slim

Chairman and CEO, Grupo Carso

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Ratan Tata

Chairman, Sir Ratan Tata Trust; Former Chairman, Tata Group

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John Tedstrom

Former President and CEO, GBC Health

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Kim Wright-Violich

President, Echidna Giving

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Wendy Kopp

Teach for All, CEO and Co-Founder

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Executive Board

The Executive Board is charged with overseeing the Global Business Coalition for Education’s work, ensuring it maintains its focus on outcomes and results for youth across the globe.

Lisa Belzberg

Founder and President Emeritus, PENCIL

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David Boutcher

Secretary, Partner, Reed Smith

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Sarah Brown

Chair, Theirworld; CEO, Office of Gordon and Sarah Brown

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Edward Estrada

Partner and Chair of Financial Industry Group, Reed Smith

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Joyce Malombe

Interim Program Director, Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

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