Peter Burdon


Peter Burdon is the Chief Executive Officer of Britus Education, bringing more than 10 years of in-depth knowledge, experience and skills in the education sector. At the heart of his educational philosophy, is a belief that all children can achieve highly with the right opportunities, support and motivation.

He is a known as a global expert in international schools. He has a strong track record in helping improve schools’ educational outcomes and achieving operational excellence. His experience spans almost 100 schools across Europe, China, Middle East and South East Asia.

Prior to, Peter was the founder of School Improvement Services, a company focusing on working with schools to improve their educational and commercial outcomes, as well as Non-Executive Chairman of High Performance Learning. Prior to this, he worked for the world’s two leading schools organisations. Peter was Chief Schools Officer of GEMS Education and he also spent six years at Nord Anglia Education serving as its Regional Managing Director – Europe and as its Chief Operating Officer.

Before entering education, Peter was CEO of two retail companies in the U.K. and was with McKinsey & Company for seven years. He holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, Sydney and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester.