IPSEF Speakers

Dr Wayne Ible

Regional Director/Chief Academic Officer, South East Asia, GEMS Education Solutions

Wayne is a Director with GEMS Education Solutions, Regional Director for South East Asia, leading the company initiatives for the Region. He has an extensive education background with over 30years experience as teacher, school executive, principal of both state and international schools, school inspections officer, superintendent and director of schools in Australia. As Superintendent, Wayne was responsible for 66 schools and the supervision of their principals. As Director of Schools he had leadership responsibilities across 300 schools. Most recently he has been Director of Public Private Partnerships in Abu Dhabi, leading school teacher and leadership capacity building across Abu Dhabi public schools.

As a member of the GEMS Education Solutions Executive Board, Wayne is involved in business development strategies globally (responding to RFPs for Government projects, identifying business opportunities) and due diligence reviews of schools for possible acquisition, analysing their educational and operational strengths and weaknesses. As Chief Academic Officer, Wayne is involved in establishment and operation of GEMS international schools in the Region.

Wayne has conducted global research in school education reform, focusing on school leadership in the context of centralised and decentralised education systems.