Behind the
blue sky thinking…

Karine George

Managing Director

Karine is a leading authority and international speaker on education leadership, dynamic learning, parental engagement and the use of technology in teaching and learning.

An award-winning headteacher for more than two decades, proving unconventional methods can give the biggest impact. She has led or supported school leaders, governments and educational institutions in the creation, implementation and evaluation of technology-enabled reform. She is currently working with Prof Rose Luckin, on a book to make AI more accessible and understood by educators.

Alex Bell

Managing Director

Alex Bell is Director of Portland Education with over 2,000 hours of leadership coaching experience and six years of bespoke vision-to-strategy consultancy for schools in the UK and globally.

He was named global ambassador of the year for the influential education innovation hub and named as one of the top 100 education innovators in the world by HundrED and Forbes magazine for 2020. Alex is co-founder of non-profits and and runs leadership development programmes for schools on and offline throughout the year.

Mike Bond

Strategic & Creative Director

Mike Bond is the Strategic Director and Co-Founder of award-winning integrated agency, Bond and Coyne, and has lectured and coached students and professionals for over 18 years.

As well as speaking at events for Apple and UCAS, he has contributed to publications including The Designer’s Research Manual published in the US. Mike lectures in design and launched the Mike Bond Award for Strategic Design Thinking to encourage and reward entrepreneurism and strategy.

His creative approach to problem solving sees Mike continuously leading conversations around industry change and driving conversations that lead to impact and deliver results.

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