Mr. Brendan Law
Vice President for Education , GEMS Education - UAE
Brendan Law will join GEMS Education in April 2018, as Vice President of Education with responsibility for our portfolio of British schools.
A charismatic, visionary and strategic education leader, with a proven track record in first class schools, Law will join GEMS from Cranleigh Abu Dhabi, which he launched in 2014.
Under his vision and direction, Cranleigh achieved Band A Status within 128 operational days, was named New British International School of the Year 2017, was runner up in UAE Top Schools Awards 2017 (top in Abu Dhabi) and is shortlisted as TES International School of the Year 2018.
Prior to this, he established and led Brighton College in Abu Dhabi.
Law was listed as a UAE Education Influencer 2017 by WhichSchoolAdvisor, and he advises numerous government agencies as well as the UAE Crown Prince Court, with Cranleigh playing a leading role in the development of the Moral Education Programme.
Law has a breadth of experience in corporate as well as school leadership. He began his career in 1985 in South Africa, before leading a number of schools in the UK.