Ayesha Al Mutaiwei is an established entrepreneur and the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Atticus Education, which she has successfully positioned at the nexus of people, content, and system to create unlimited possibilities and opportunities for every child to pursue learning. Ayesha’s tryst with education began even before she co-founded Atticus Education, when she oversaw the acquisition of Blue Bird Nursery in August 2016. At the time of purchase, Blue Bird had 24 children and was running at a loss, but this was swiftly turned around by Ayesha, whose expertise and intervention transformed the nursery as a whole within the year. Blue Bird, which is now under Atticus Education’s management, continues to be a profit-making enterprise which continues to realize its potential with an improvement in quality and increase in student numbers.
Prior to her stepping into the role of an entrepreneur, Ayesha worked as the External Affairs Officer & Media Officer at Zayed University, where she has also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication and Media Sciences. During her the course of her employment at Zayed University in 2010, she was able to fulfil the demands of the position with professionalism and high level of diplomacy, and this was exemplified in her interactions with the media offices of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed and HH Sheikh Mansour, which resulted in their visits to Zayed University.
Over the years, Ayesha has driven scalable capabilities across different business lines, turned around unprofitable businesses, and implemented key performance indicators to drive improved results. She is a thorough professional with a keen eye who holds various executive level leadership positions at multiples organizations, where she has an enviable track record in maximizing long-term shareholder value, ensuring a balanced portfolio of growth initiatives, improving processes, and maintaining the high level of integrity and transparency while achieving dynamic results.
As a vocal proponent 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 a highly skilled specialist who is able implement innovative solutions in both the local context and multinational business environments alike, and her exemplary work and contributions to the industry has earned her the reputation of being an expert in capital efficiency, business continuity and risk management.
Her drive, passion and expertise are reflected in the innovative solutions that Atticus provides to its partners, contributes are embodied in the prevailing culture of excellence that is characteristic of Atticus and the innovative solutions the company provides to its partners and clients. Ayesha’s hands-on involvement and unwavering commitment to providing high quality education continues to set the course for Atticus’ remarkable growth and expansion into the wider MENA region.