Dominic Regester

Program director, Salzburg Global Seminar


United Kingdom

Dominic Regester is the Executive Director of Karanga: the global alliance for Social Emotional Learning and Life Skills and a Program Director at the global think-tank Salzburg Global Seminar, where he is responsible for designing, developing and implementing programs on education, conservation, and the future of cities. Prior to this he worked for the British Council for 14 years across Europe and Asia, primarily on projects connected to global citizenship education, teacher professional development, education collaboration and internationalism in education. He works on a broad range of projects across policy, philanthropy and international development including as a Director at the Amal Alliance and a Contributing Editor to Diplomatic Courier. He holds two Masters degrees, an M.A. in Chinese studies from the School of Oriental and African studies in London and an M.A. in Education and International Development from the Institute of Education at University College London. He is also the co-editor of two recent books Education Disrupted, Education Reimagined: Thoughts and Responses from Education’s Frontline During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond (2020) and Social and Emotional Learning across the Mediterranean: Cross Cultural Perspectives and Approaches (2020).