Global Business Coalition for Education


The Advisory Board comprises of CEOs/Chairs of Founding Member companies, with senior level delegates nominated for more day-to-day matters.  It also includes a small number of non-business actors. Smaller working groups, combining its own membership and other key experts, focus on key areas or territories.  There is also a Partner Forum to engage non-business stakeholders, philanthropic foundations and other business networks.


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Doug Baker Dominic Barton Lisa Belzberg Aliko Dangote John Fallon
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer, Discovery Networks International, USA Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company, UK Founder and President Emeritus, PENCIL, USA and Canada Chairman and CEO, Dangote Group, Nigeria CEO, Pearson PLC


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Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Intel, and President, Intel Foundation, USA Former Chairman, Accenture, USA and Corporate Sector Representative, UN Secretary General’s initiative, Education First Director of Programs, ITA, Pakistan General Counsel, PNC Bank, USA  Former Executive Director, UN Global Compact


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 Wendy Kopp Strive Masiyiwa Nduka Obaigbena Olusegun Obasanjo Laurene Powell Jobs
 CEO and Co-Founder, Teach For All Chairman and Founder, Econet Wireless Group Founder, This Day, Nigeria Former President of Nigeria Founder and Chair, Emerson Collective, USA


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Thérèse Rein Stuart Roden Carlos Slim Ratan Tata  John Tedstrom
Former CEO, Ingeus, Australia Senior Limited Partner, Lansdowne Partners Chairman and CEO, Grupo Carso, Mexico Chairman, Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Former Chairman of Tata Group, India  Former President and CEO, GBC Health


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



The Executive board comprises figures with expertise in business, education and non-profits and is charged with overseeing GBC-Education’s work, ensuring it maintains its focus on education outcomes and engaging with the ideas, commitment and potential of the GBC-Education Advisory board.

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Sarah Brown

Edward Estrada

David Boutcher

Executive Chair Secretary
President, Theirworld, 
CEO, Office of Gordon and Sarah Brown
Partner and Chair of Financial Industry Group, Reed Smith, USA Partner, Reed Smith, UK