Jeffrey Beard is an innovative and results-oriented CEO with 22 years of international experience across six countries in both the profit and not-for-profit sectors. Mr. Beard was the Director General of the International Baccalaureate (IB) for eight years (Jan. 2006- Jan. 2014), leading the not-for-profit educational organization as it grew into one of the fastest growing and most respected international education curricula across the world. The IB programs are taught in almost 5000 schools across the world, with almost 1.5 million students registered each year. Mr. Beard is a recognized leader in international education and with proven leadership and management ability.