Mr. Sharath Jeevan

Founder and CEO, STiR Education

United Kingdom

Sharath is Founder & CEO of STIR Education, which partners with governments to ignite and sustain teacher intrinsic motivation. Sharath previously served as Founding CEO of Teaching Leaders, an initiative to raise attainment in the UK’s most disadvantaged schools, which is expanding to 700 schools nationally and has attracted over $25 million in scale-up funding. He was also previously CEO of online aid marketplace Sharath was formerly Head of Social Ventures at eBay UK; a Project Leader at international strategy consultants Booz & Co; and a Senior Manager at NGO Action Aid.

His education includes a First Class Economics Degree from Cambridge University, MSt from Oxford University, and an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD. In 2017 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Roehampton for outstanding contribution and dedication to the field of education. Sharath is an Ashoka Fellow, Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and has been recognised as one of the 50 global social innovators by World CSR Day.