Sukwinder Bassi– Trust Director
Educational leader with proven strategic, operational, financial, school improvement and people leadership skills that have led to improving educational outcomes for Multi Academy Trusts in the UK, and International schools in Africa, Middle East and India. He is an expert in improving School groups. As CEO GEMS in East Africa, he led the successful expansion, from 2 under-performing schools to 26 schools across Sub-Saharan Africa. Sukwinder also served and led 14,000 staff in raising educational outcomes of 90,000 students in 33 schools across UAE. Over a 20-year career in UK retail he successfully developed high-performing teams to deliver exceptional customer satisfaction and financial results. Sukwinder was responsible for leading a team of 60,000 staff at Adidas for 2,000 stores, across 31 countries. As Stores Director, Tesco London, Sukwinder was responsible for 15,000 staff and serving over a million customers per week. Sukwinder is committed to and inspired by The Avanti Way, to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place, he has experienced the power of education and how it can transform lives.