Baz is currently Principal Advisor – Education Technology for GEMS Education. Baz is recognised for his innovative approach to creating links between educational and industry needs, and has successfully embedded pioneering whole-school solutions. Baz successfully launched the first GEMS Centre of Excellence at FPS and the ground-breaking partnership with global top 100 organisations under the KHDA Rahhal 10X programme, making it the lead school in this region for industry links integrated within education. Baz launched the first esports and game design qualifications in the region, as well as a dedicated space within a school with leading technology to support student provision and the development of industry level skills. His research interests include award-winning blended learning models, innovation in enhancing education related outcomes, industry and education collaborations – which includes first in the UAE for industry qualifications and internship programs. Baz has a keen interest in establishing key industry partnerships to create a positive impact to as many students as possible. Baz believes that education should always look to integrate real-world, current and future industry needs to better prepare our children for the future.