Asia & Europe Campus
INSEAD MBA Class of 23D
VP Community Engagement
VP Student experience
VP Educational Impact and Entrepreneurship
VP Alumni and Community Outreach
Prof. Antonio Fatas
Professor of Economics
Chinezi is the Founder & CEO of Pioneer Academies, a new network of high quality affordable private schools. Chinezi was previously the Head of McKinsey & Company’s African Education Practice, where he worked for 8 years gaining experience with over 25 countries’ school systems across the world, including South Africa. Chinezi started his career as a secondary school mathematics teacher, where he was nominated by his students to Who’s Who of American Teachers. He has also founded youth leadership programmes in South Africa and Nigeria.
Chinezi holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Masters in Education from Stanford University, a Bachelors in Psychology and an Honours Certificate in African Studies from Harvard University, where he also received the John P. Reardon award as Harvard’s top scholar-athlete. Chinezi is Nigerian and American, and has spent 10 years living in South Africa.
Sumitra Pasupathy is a social entrepreneur and the Co-founder and Director of Playeum, an innovative education content and service provider centered on creativity for children and families based in Singapore. Playeum is in its fifth year of operation with a strong track record of innovative product and creative partnerships locally and internationally. Sumitra has over 15 years of professional experience in product development and creative content development. She has had professional experiences internationally with Kraft, Procter & Gamble, Bertelsmann AG and lastly at Random House UK, prior to Playeum. A Malaysian who is trained as a Chemical Engineer from Cambridge (MEng) with an MBA from INSEAD with several patents, awards and a deep rooted passion for the children, education and the arts.