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.

Doug Baker

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer, Discovery Networks International

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Dominic Barton

Former Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company

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Aliko Dangote

Chairman and CEO, Dangote Group

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John Fallon

CEO, Pearson PLC

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Rosalind Hudnell

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

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William D. Green

Former Chairman, Accenture, USA and Corporate Sector Representative, UN Secretary General’s initiative, Education First

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Baela Raza Jamil

Director of Programs, Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi

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Gregory B. Jordan

General Counsel, PNC Bank

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Georg Kell

Former Executive Director, UN Global Compact

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Wendy Kopp

CEO and Co-Founder, Teach For All

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Strive Masiyiwa

Chairman and Founder, Econet Wireless Group

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Nduka Obaigbena

Founder, This Day

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Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President of Nigeria

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Laurene Powell Jobs

Founder and Chair, Emerson Collective

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Thérèse Rein

Former CEO, Ingeus

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Stuart Roden

Senior Limited Partner, Lansdowne Partners

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Carlos Slim

Chairman and CEO, Grupo Carso

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Ratan Tata

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

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John Tedstrom

Former President and CEO, GBC Health

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Justin van Fleet

Chief of Staff, Office of the UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Director, International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity

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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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Sarah Brown

Executive Chair, President, 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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David Boutcher

Secretary, Partner, Reed Smith

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