Dino Varkey

Chief Executive Office, GEMS Education

United Arab Emirates

Dino spearheads the global strategic development of GEMS Education. He is the third generation of an education family, driven by providing access to quality education for over 55 years. He has been active in the ongoing development of strategic relationships including government, regulatory, sector specialists and business partners —to ensure the achievement of the organization’s growth aspirations and continued sector leadership. He isresponsible for providing vision, leadership and direction across the globalcompany as GEMS looks to fulfill its mission to be the world’s leading provider of quality education, enriching the lives of millions of children. Dino is an Honours graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies from the University of Sheffield, UK, YPO member, and Education Co–chair of the YPO Dubai Chapter

08 October, 02:00 pm - 02:45 pm
MEET THE MENTOR
Spotlight Session: Homegrown Global Success Stories in Education: GEMS Education and SABIS®
Which are the most valuable lessons-learned from growing successful global education providers that can be applied to the theme of “Teaching for Tomorrow”? How do these two MENA-based organizations prepare for the changing role of teachers in the fourth industrial revolution?
Keywords: Leadership
Speakers

Dino Varkey

United Arab Emirates

Chief Executive Office, GEMS Education

Victor Saad

United Arab Emirates

Vice President and Board Member, SABIS®

Moderators

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