Sir Anthony Seldon

Former Vice-Chancellor, Buckingham University

United Kingdom

Sir Anthony Seldon is regarded as one of the country’s most authoritative high-profile commentators on education and his views are frequently sought by government and political parties. He is former head of two of the UK’s leading independent schools and former Vice-Chancellor of Buckingham University and regularly appears in the media, being invited to give his views on the changing educational landscape. A champion of digital learning and of bridging the divide between state and independent sectors. has authored over 40 books on education, contemporary history, and politics.

His latest book, The Fourth Education Revolution, published earlier this year, explores the most important issue now facing education (and humanity at large): the fast-approaching revolution in Artificial Intelligence or AI. In the wake of the COVID pandemic the book addresses the role AI can play in education and how we can adapt our methods to offer learners from all backgrounds widespread access to personalized tuition and digital educational materials from across the world.