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DECLAN MAGERO

Kenya country director, Think Equal

Bold Idea: Create an enabling environment for innovation in values based education through co-creating a policy framework with a coalition of non-state, state, academic, and civil society actors.

Path to Metis: Magero is a seasoned business and investment leader and education researcher with over a decade high level experiences in the Sub-Saharan Africa region with governments, civil societies and private sector. Magero has played strategic leading roles including establishing research practice with commission for UNESCO Kenya, establishing Kip McGrath Education Centres, business to government practice in select countries in Sub-Saharan Africa bringing learning acceleration tools to the classrooms in public schools and leading Think Equal, an International Education NGO focused on Social and Emotional Learning, as Kenya Country Director. He is also an Associate in a Kenyan based Education and Research Consulting firm Jaslika, where he has been part of ground-breaking research and consulting work. He advises several Education Technology start-up companies in East Africa, assisting them in building capacity and accessing resources through several start-up programs.

Magero is a member of professional bodies and institutions such as Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) UN- Global Compact, Association of MBAs (AMBA), Women Educational Researchers of Kenya, Keynote Speaker at Finnovation Africa Series and VC4Africa among others. He holds an MBA with specialty in Strategic Management and a BA in Philosophy from Urban Pontifical University Rome.

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