Mr Mathew James

Chairperson of LAB
Parent Representative

Mathew is a former professional services Partner in a Big 4 Firm and has completed a successful, 20 year career in Consulting. His focus has been on delivering some of the largest, and highest profile transformation programs in government in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. He has been in the Middle East region for over 9 years and built the largest Education advisory business in the market. He has an unparalleled understanding of the global Education transformation market and has world class relationships with senior Education officials in government across the region. Many of his relationships are at Minister of Education level. His eminence and track record is on supporting his Education clients to deliver scale, national transformation programs to build Industry 4.0 capabilities and to improve overall student outcomes across the region. He has supported a number of central government clients to deliver bold and transformative national education reform across the ECE, K-12, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning cycles. He is known for his deep understanding and perspectives on delivery chains for K-12 Education and how to structure complex schools systems for long term, sustainable success.