Mr Tom BLACKWELL
Tom BLACKWELL is the CEO and co-founder of EM, a corporate and financial communications consultancy focused on Russia and other emerging markets, with offices in New York, London, Moscow, Hong Kong and Beijing.
EM was created following the successful MBO and carve out from M: Communications, where Blackwell worked as the head of the UK agency’s Russian office.
Prior to joining M: Communications, Tom worked for The PBN Company, where he was Managing Director of the firm’s Moscow office and led its financial communications practice. Tom’s key areas of focus are media relations, capital markets related communications and crisis communications. He has lived and worked in Moscow for 15 years.
The Rt Hon Gordon BROWN
UN Special Envoy for Global Education; Former Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer
Mr CHI Yufeng
Founder and Chairman of Hongen Education and Technology Co., Founder and Chairman of Perfect World Group
Professor Larry HEDGES
Yidan Prize for Education Research Laureate 2018; Chair of the Department of Statistics, Northwestern University
Dr Dennis LITTKY
Co-founder and Co-director, Big Picture Company, The Met School and College Unbound
Dr NG Pak Tee
Author, Learning from Singapore: The Power of Paradoxes; Member, the Global Education Innovation (GEI) Lab