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Brett Wigdortz OBE

Founder, Teach First

Brett started his career focused on southeast Asian policy and business work at the East-West Centre in Honolulu, HI and the Asia Society in New York City, then working for McKinsey & Company in their Jakarta, Singapore and London offices. Brett led Teach First for fifteen years and was awarded an OBE in the 2013 Queen’s New Year’s Honour’s list for Services to Education. He is also Co-Founder and a trustee of Teach For All, a trustee of Teach First Israel and is on the board of the Fair Education Alliance. Brett is now co-founder and CEO of


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