Rowan is a globally experienced HR Director, who has worked in the UK, Middle East and China. She is currently the SVP-HR for GEMS Education, the largest school group with over 14,000 employees in the UAE. Under her previous HR leadership of Wellington College China, the group was awarded the HR Asia Award as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia, the only school group to hold this title. Rowan holds a BA (Hons) from the UK and is a Chartered Member of CIPD, the UK HR professional body. She is a full HR Generalist with extensive leadership experience and has a particular interest and passion for developing talent and future leaders in the education sector.