Anju De Alwis

Managing Director, Ultimate Access Education

High performance senior executive with international experience in large multinational corporations. Keynote speaker and founding director of the innovative education company Ultimate Access, based in the United Arab Emirates. Doctoral candidate researching the topic of Blockchain in Education. C-Suite experienced with both finance and Information technology in industries such as audit, consulting, manufacturing, telecommunication, media, oil/gas, airline and education. Experienced in developing networks and partnering with senior executives to carry out research activities related to emerging technologies such as Blockchain, AI, Machine Learning, alternate financing, DeFi (decentralised finance) with industry partnerships. I am a keynote speaker at many technology, finance and education conferences. A regular presenter at both industrial and academic conferences in Africa, Middle East, Asia and Australia. I hold the following qualifications Manchester Business School - MBA FCMA - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants CIMA - UK CGMA - Chartered Global Management Accountants CGMA CPA - Australia Chartered Institute of Marketing CIM - UK I hold the following leadership positions at both CIMA UK and CPA Australia; CIMA UK - Global Council Member CIMA UK - Member of Thought Leadership & Business Ethics Committee CPA Australia - Member of Ethics and Professional Standards Centre of Excellence.

 

SPEAKER SESSIONS

Global Learning

14 November 2021 | 15:10 - 15:30 | English | Case study & research on the implementation of Blockchain in Education

Online education brings in both opportunity and high risks. With education (primary, secondary and higher education) going online due to the pandemic it is important more than ever before to understand how Blockchain technology can be an enabler to education offering and the authentication of it. The presentation will focus on the concept and real life application examples where blockchain technology is being used in education.