Meet the Board

The head masters who lend us their wisdom

Sean Edwards


Sean brings a wealth of business and technology experience to our board. His education culminated in a degree in Engineering which enabled him to enjoy a successful corporate career in technology, ultimately reaching his goal of Chief Information Officer for a major company. In his free time, you can find Sean swimming at the beach, competing in triathlons, travelling and spending time with his beautiful wife and their 5 teenage children. When Sean was in school his favourite subjects were Maths, Physics and Sport. Sean is passionate about education because he believes that education enables people to fulfill their desires and continually learn, improve and achieve. Sean’s favourite superhero is Batman because he has no special powers.

Alexis Guillot

Board Director

Alexis is an experienced not-for-profit company director and currently serves in a key leadership role in local government, responsible for coordinating a multi-million-dollar portfolio of projects encompassing infrastructure, social capital, economic development, and diversification. In his free time, Alexis has fun hanging out with his wife Sarah and their 10-month-old boy Oliver. He also enjoys reading governance and legal articles, property investment, and swing dancing. He actually met his wife swing dancing! They enjoy the energy and traditional style of lindy hop swing. When Alexis was in school his favourite subjects were science and biology. For Alexis, education is one of the few things that has proven to have a truly transformative impact on people’s lives, helping them to realise their true potential, reduce inequality, and, over time, build fair and equitable societies. Alexis’s favourite superhero is Batman because he is complex, fierce and without superpowers.

Flavio Bruni

Board Director

Flavio brings operational and commercial knowledge to the board. He holds a degree in Engineering, leading him to a career consulting and managing projects in Oil and Gas, Mining, and Defence. In his free time, you will find Flavio hanging out with his wife Mel and their three kids Massimo (7), Alessandra (5), and Dante (3). Flavio’s favourite subjects were Maths, Physics, and Rowing. Flavio is passionate about education as, in his experience, it is the key to unlocking the confidence in students to develop. Flavio’s favourite superhero is Optimus Prime from transformers due to his strong moral character and willingness to save humanity and Earth.

Lorena Paglia

Board Director

Lorena, Microsoft’s Data and AI Global Business Programs and Operations Leader, collaborates on strategy and growth. A leader in Microsoft’s Sustainability Community, she champions carbon reduction and ecosystem management. With 20+ years of experience in corporate advisory, management consulting, and sustainability, she works on transformative projects with executives and boards. Lorena developed an award-winning Environmental Social Governance sustainability method during her consultancy. She’s an Antarctic Ambassador, BritCham Singapore Board member, and AICD International Advisory Board member, focusing on ESG transformation. Lorena, with an MBA, co-authored texts on sustainability and speaks on sustainability partnering and environmental footprint reduction.