Shakeel Padamsey has over ten years of experience working in the education and development sectors, with a special focus on ICT in education, monitoring and evaluation, and social enterprise. He holds a Masters degree in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelors from the University of Warwick.

Shakeel has been the East Africa Director for a New York based community driven development NGO, and the CEO/Country Director of two highly successful social-enterprise / NGO hybrids in Kenya and in Ethiopia. From his experience working in 12 countries on three continents, Shakeel has worked closely with government bodies, the private sector and development organisations.

In these roles, he has extensive experience of working with a range of stakeholders with complex needs and delivering high value, scalable and effective solutions and strategies.