Andrew Turner Andrew Turner

As head of education technology at Aldar Academies, Andrew Turner works across eight different sites, and is responsible for the technology needs of roughly 9,000 students and 1,000 members of staff.

In his role, Turner provides strategic leadership for the development, implementation and evaluation of an innovative technology strategy; and develops and implements consistent policies, procedures and standards for the use of technology, including e-safety, health & safety, asset disposal, receiving and testing technology equipment, data protection, internet use, email, security and technology resource management within the schools and monitor adherence to the policies and standards.

Turner also coordinates and helps to deliver all training concerning technology use to support teaching and learning. He also manages educational research and analysis to inform the technology strategy and advice on emerging technologies and trends that can benefit the schools. 

Andrew Turner

Head of Education Technology, Aldar Academies

Andrew Turner works across eight different sites, and is responsible for the technology needs of roughly 9,000 students and 1,000 members of staff.

Ashith Piriyattiath

Group Head of IT, Al Masah Capital

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Dr. Joseph Nettikaden

Chief Information Officer, Esol Education

Dr Joseph Nettikaden is responsible for setting the technology vision and strategy for Esol Education.

Gordon Stewart

Chief Information Officer, GEMS Education

Gordon Stewart leads GEMS Education’s MENASA's information technology department and manages related products and services.

Hitesh Bhagat

Group Head – Educational Technology, Innoventures Education

Hitesh Bhagat is responsible for consolidating the efforts at the group level to maximise the integration of technology into teaching and learning.

Laurent Fauville

Head of IT, Taaleem

Laurent Fauville is responsible for Taaleem's future IT strategy and coordinating all applications, infrastructure and support.

Mark Steed

Director, Jumeirah English Speaking School

Mark Steed has a particular interest in how new technologies can be used in education.

Meera Kaul

Founder and President, Foundation and Women in STEM

Meera Kaul has incubated, financed and promoted technology enabled ventures in US, Europe and the emerging markets of Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Sheeraz Ahmed

Head of Information Technology, Fortes Education

Sheeraz Ahmed provides leadership for the continued development throughout the Fortes Education's schools and nurseries.
 

Andrew Turner

Head of Education Technology, Aldar Academies

Andrew Turner works across eight different sites, and is responsible for the technology needs of roughly 9,000 students and 1,000 members of staff.

Ashith Piriyattiath

Group Head of IT, Al Masah Capital

Ashith Piriyattiath manages four different verticals, including asset management, real estate, corporate advisory, and private equity.

Dr. Joseph Nettikaden

Chief Information Officer, Esol Education

Dr Joseph Nettikaden is responsible for setting the technology vision and strategy for Esol Education.

Gordon Stewart

Chief Information Officer, GEMS Education

Gordon Stewart leads GEMS Education’s MENASA's information technology department and manages related products and services.

Hitesh Bhagat

Group Head – Educational Technology, Innoventures Education

Hitesh Bhagat is responsible for consolidating the efforts at the group level to maximise the integration of technology into teaching and learning.

Laurent Fauville

Head of IT, Taaleem

Laurent Fauville is responsible for Taaleem's future IT strategy and coordinating all applications, infrastructure and support.

Mark Steed

Director, Jumeirah English Speaking School

Mark Steed has a particular interest in how new technologies can be used in education.

Meera Kaul

Founder and President, Foundation and Women in STEM

Meera Kaul has incubated, financed and promoted technology enabled ventures in US, Europe and the emerging markets of Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Sheeraz Ahmed

Head of Information Technology, Fortes Education

Sheeraz Ahmed provides leadership for the continued development throughout the Fortes Education's schools and nurseries.