Professor Deborah Eyre, Senior Adviser to the African Gifted Foundation,is Education Director at Nord Anglia Education PLC. Until 2008 she was Professor of Education at the University of Warwick, founding Director of the UK government’s flagship National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth and an education consultant.
Currently, Professor Eyre is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and Advisory Professor to the Hong Kong Institute of Education. She works on models for the development of high performance at both institutional and individual levels. Professor Eyre is a worldwide authority on the education of gifted young people and is also Vice President of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children.