Founded by visionary leader His Excellency Obaid Ghanem Abdulrahman Al Mutaiwei, Atticus Education encapsulates the future of education. Driven by the exemplary leadership of Ms. Ayesha AlMutaiwei, AE is being steered to success with a student-centered approach, where everyone on the AE team is committed to inspiring students to achieve their dreams through educational and cultural experiences, and to continue looking for and grasping opportunities. Since its inception, Atticus Education focus has always been the attainment of the highest standards of educational excellence.

Our-Team-AtticusEducation-Leadership

Mr. Obaid Ghanim Al Mutaiwei

Chairman


AtticusEducationLLC-ChairmanMr. Al Mutaiwei has more than forty years of experience in business in the GCC as well as globally. He is a visionary and recognized early that education is the cornerstone for his country’s success. Mr. Al Mutaiwei has partnered with several universities bringing Middlesex University from the UK to Dubai. He also established branches of Greenwich University in Sri Lanka, and Northampton University in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition to his partnerships with universities, he has successfully established the New Academy School in Dubai. As the Chairman of the Board of Al Mutaiwei Investments and the Obaid Ghanim Al Mutaiwei Group, he has created Atticus Education LLC with the goal of providing the very best education in the UAE, GCC and globally. Atticus Education LLC is building, managing, and operating schools; and a division is dedicated to education consultancy whereby schools can contract the company to assist them in school management and improvement. Mr. Al Mutaiwei’s vision for the future of education is being borne out in building tiers of schools for the American curricula, British curricula, IB curricula and the Indian ICSE curricula. As the Chairman of the Board of Al Mutaiwei Investments and the Obaid Ghanim Al Mutaiwei Group, he has created Atticus Education LLC with the goal of providing the very best education in the UAE, GCC and globally.


Mr. Abdulrahman Ghanem A. Almutaiwee

Vice Chairman


His Excellency Mr. Abdulrahman Ghanem A. Almutaiwee, is the former UAE diplomat to the Court of St. James and to Iceland. As an accomplished diplomat H.E. served as a key figure in the UAE’s diplomatic and bilateral relations. His diverse experience coupled with an innate passion for success, has enabled him to hold several multiple key positions in both government and private sectors. He has spearheaded businesses for decades with leadership in high profile projects that contributed to the UAE’s drive for strategic growth and economic diversification. In recognition for his service, His Majesty The King of Spain awarded him with “Decoration of Civil Merit Award” in 1999. Her Majesty Queen of the United Kingdom awarded him with the “Commander of the Royal Victorian Order” in 2013. Diplomat Magazine awarded him with the “Diplomat of the Year Award from the Middle East” in 2015.


Ms. Ayesha Almutaiwei

Managing Director


Ayesha Al Mutaiwei is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Atticus Education, a Dubai-based education management and services company that aims to develop, own and manage schools, nurseries & business establishments to meet the fast-growing needs of the region. As an Entrepreneur, Ayesha has positioned Atticus Education at the nexus of people, content, and system to create unlimited possibilities for every child to learn. Prior to co-founding Atticus Education, Ayesha acquired Blue Bird Nursery in August 2016 with 24 children and an operational loss was immediately transformed on all fronts to generate a profit within the next financial year. Under the management of Atticus Education Blue Bird Nursery continues to make advancements in terms of quality and student numbers.

As a senior executive with a track record of driving scalable capabilities across different business lines, she has served as a member of the Board at New Academy School, Atticus Education LLC and Al Mutaiwei Investment Group LLC in Dubai. In addition, she successfully turned around unprofitable businesses, implementing key performance indicators to drive improved results. Ayesha has a track record of maximizing long-term shareholder value, ensuring a balanced portfolio of growth initiatives, and maintaining the high level of integrity and transparency. She is an expert who has been known for game-changing turnarounds, capital efficiency, business continuity and risk management solutions with accredited and globally recognized business know-how in multinational business environments.

Ayesha joined Zayed University, Dubai in 2010 as External Affairs Officer & Media Officer where she coordinated delicate and complicated media related efforts requiring a high level of diplomacy with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s Media Office, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed’s Media Office and HH Shiekh Mansour’s Media office on numerous occasions that resulted in visits to Zayed University. Ayesha has worked collaboratively to produce joint news releases with other universities, non-profit organizations and corporate entities such as du, Kalimati, ADIB, Mubadala, Union National Bank, among many others.

Ayesha excels in various executive-level leadership capacities for multiple organizations, continually improving processes, staff, and internal systems to achieve dynamic results. As a speaker and powerful exponent of sustainability, Ayesha was invited as a speaker at World Education Summit 2017; Dubai, December 2017, themed “PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT IMPACT ON LEARNING OUTCOMES”. Ayesha is currently pursuing her Masters in Business Administration from Canadian University and earned Bachelor of Science degree in Communication and Media Sciences from Zayed University, Dubai. Her passions away from work include SMEs and fitness. Ayesha is fluent in both English and Arabic.


Dr. Raj Gill

Advisory Board Member


Dr.Raj-Gill-AtticusEducationLLCDr Gill has worked in international education globally for over thirty-five years, and has held the posts of Pro-Vice Chancellor and tenured Professor at leading International universities. Raj has set up Transnational Education provision in Europe, Middle East, South Asia and Africa. He has been a Director, Managing Director, and a Board Member of numerous companies based in the UK, UAE, India, Kenya and Mauritius.


Ms. Marion Sinclair

Advisory Board Member


Marion-Sinclair-Atticus-EducationMarion Sinclair has over thirty years of experience in education as a teacher, principal, investor/owner, accreditor inspector, managerial development of school build, school operations, and educational improvement. As a principal, she led her school to outstanding accreditation through KHDA/DSIB, British Schools Overseas, and British Schools in the Middle East. She has supported other schools in Dubai in raising their academic profile through governance support. Her passion is in building effective and empowered teams in the school community thus enhancing student learning through their school experiences and in supporting teachers through their professional development.


Mr. Obaid Ghanim Al Mutaiwei

Chairman


AtticusEducationLLC-ChairmanMr. Al Mutaiwei has more than forty years of experience in business in the GCC as well as globally. He is a visionary and recognized early that education is the cornerstone for his country’s success. Mr. Al Mutaiwei has partnered with several universities bringing Middlesex University from the UK to Dubai. He also established branches of Greenwich University in Sri Lanka, and Northampton University in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition to his partnerships with universities, he has successfully established the New Academy School in Dubai. As the Chairman of the Board of Al Mutaiwei Investments and the Obaid Ghanim Al Mutaiwei Group, he has created Atticus Education LLC with the goal of providing the very best education in the UAE, GCC and globally. Atticus Education LLC is building, managing, and operating schools; and a division is dedicated to education consultancy whereby schools can contract the company to assist them in school management and improvement. Mr. Al Mutaiwei’s vision for the future of education is being borne out in building tiers of schools for the American curricula, British curricula, IB curricula and the Indian ICSE curricula. As the Chairman of the Board of Al Mutaiwei Investments and the Obaid Ghanim Al Mutaiwei Group, he has created Atticus Education LLC with the goal of providing the very best education in the UAE, GCC and globally.


Ms. Ayesha Almutaiwei

Managing Director


Ayesha Al Mutaiwei is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Atticus Education, a Dubai-based education management and services company that aims to develop, own and manage schools, nurseries & business establishments to meet the fast-growing needs of the region. As an Entrepreneur, Ayesha has positioned Atticus Education at the nexus of people, content, and system to create unlimited possibilities for every child to learn. Prior to co-founding Atticus Education, Ayesha acquired Blue Bird Nursery in August 2016 with 24 children and an operational loss was immediately transformed on all fronts to generate a profit within the next financial year. Under the management of Atticus Education Blue Bird Nursery continues to make advancements in terms of quality and student numbers.

As a senior executive with a track record of driving scalable capabilities across different business lines, she has served as a member of the Board at New Academy School, Atticus Education LLC and Al Mutaiwei Investment Group LLC in Dubai. In addition, she successfully turned around unprofitable businesses, implementing key performance indicators to drive improved results. Ayesha has a track record of maximizing long-term shareholder value, ensuring a balanced portfolio of growth initiatives, and maintaining the high level of integrity and transparency. She is an expert who has been known for game-changing turnarounds, capital efficiency, business continuity and risk management solutions with accredited and globally recognized business know-how in multinational business environments.

Ayesha joined Zayed University, Dubai in 2010 as External Affairs Officer & Media Officer where she coordinated delicate and complicated media related efforts requiring a high level of diplomacy with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s Media Office, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed’s Media Office and HH Shiekh Mansour’s Media office on numerous occasions that resulted in visits to Zayed University. Ayesha has worked collaboratively to produce joint news releases with other universities, non-profit organizations and corporate entities such as du, Kalimati, ADIB, Mubadala, Union National Bank, among many others.

Ayesha excels in various executive-level leadership capacities for multiple organizations, continually improving processes, staff, and internal systems to achieve dynamic results. As a speaker and powerful exponent of sustainability, Ayesha was invited as a speaker at World Education Summit 2017; Dubai, December 2017, themed “PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT IMPACT ON LEARNING OUTCOMES”. Ayesha is currently pursuing her Masters in Business Administration from Canadian University and earned Bachelor of Science degree in Communication and Media Sciences from Zayed University, Dubai. Her passions away from work include SMEs and fitness. Ayesha is fluent in both English and Arabic.


Mr. Deepak Motiani

Chief Operating Office (COO)


Deepak-Motiani-COO-Atticus-Education-LLCMr. Motiani, a Management Graduate from the City University of New York with a demonstrated history of working in the Education Management industry is a uniquely experienced COO skilled in Business Planning, Strategy, Market Research, and Management. Mr. Motiani with over 15 years of experience in international marketing and Business Development has been a founder and has run a successful business in the United States for more than a decade. He has extensive expertise in revitalizing, building, and developing new business models, which include Nurseries and Schools. With his excellent skills in strategic planning and operations, he is spearheading the operations of schools & nurseries with Atticus Education.