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Alan Williamson

CEO of Taaleem

Alan graduated from Glasgow University with an Honors degree in History and Russian Language and attended the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He has led several schools as Principal in the UK and international sector. Alan was previously CEO of a premium schools’ group in Dubai, and before that, CEO of a large multi–Academy Trust in the UK.

He brings with him a wealth of experience, as a teacher, headmaster and superintendent of schools. Alan is a strong communicator who fundamentally understands that the profitability and success of an education company is intrinsically linked to happy and flourishing schools where the welfare of students is the number one priority, and where staff are the most prized asset. As well as being passionate about teaching and learning, Alan has been actively involved in school leadership related to Special Educational Needs and Inclusion. In his current role as CEO at Taaleem, he supervises the strategic direction of the company.

Alan has a significant and impressive impact and evidenced based skillset in system wide improvement, incorporating skills, competency and knowledge in:

Financial business acumen
Leadership and professional development, including mentoring and coaching
Leading large organisations through transformational change
Accountability principles and practices in relation to schools and corporate organisations
Leading schools and corporate organisations through quality assurance, self-evaluation, strategic thinking & best value reviews
International education, curriculum, benchmarks and review procedures
High level strategic planning
School improvement including Her Majesty’s Inspection in the UK context
School improvement in the UAE including moving schools to ‘Outstanding’ & ‘Very Good’
Project management, including school start up projects
School improvement and ‘best value’ operation in the Charter Schools programme in the UAE (Abu Dhabi).

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