IPSEF Speakers

Roland Hancock

Director - Education, PwC

Roland is a director in PwC’s Middle East Education practice. He is an education specialist leading strategy and implementation work for both government and private sector clients including regulators, operators and investors across the Middle East.

Roland has a strong background in education strategy in nurseries, K-12, Higher Education and vocational training. He joined PwC in London from the UK civil service where he worked on education policy and programme management for young people. He has previously worked at the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Learning and Skills Council and the Implementation Unit in Cabinet Office.

Roland has been in the UAE since early 2013 and has led projects including market entry and expansion strategies, CDD studies, the development of a new international university in the GCC, professional academy development and implementation, school fee management and school quality reviews.