Executive Council

The Executive Council, chaired by the CEO, is made up of senior leaders from across the organization, the board nominated members, and independent Industry Experts. The purpose of this council is to provide strategic and operational direction to Athena Global Education. The CEO retains ultimate executive responsibility for proposing the Strategic Plan and Budget to the Governance Board and remains accountable for its implementation. The Executive Council should convene 3 times a year or on a demand basis.

Members

Firoz Thairinil

Chair of the Council

(Ex Officio)

Mr. Thairinil is the Founder and CEO of Westford Education Group and has been leading the group for more than a decade...

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Dr. William Painter

Executive Council Member

(Board Nominated)

Dr. Painter is our Dean and he has held numerous positions in higher education, as a professor, a department chair...

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Col (Rtd). Anil Ahluwalia

Executive Council Member

(Ex Officio)

Col. Anil has had more than 30 years of experience as a trainer. He is a Master Trainer and acclaimed as an outstanding...

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Dr. Mervyn Emmanuel

Executive Council Member

(Ex Officio)

Dr. Emmanuel is Head of Academic Delivery, he is is an ambitious, Educational Psychologist and Life Coach...

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Dr. Michelle Kempke Eppler

Executive Council

(Independent)

Dr. Michelle Kempke Eppler is the Dean of Bellevue University, University’s College of Continuing...

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