Hywel Benbow is Senior Vice President Global Data & Analytics at GEMS Education based in Dubai. He joined GEMS Education in 2017 where he oversees the organisation’s data and analytics capabilities across both the commercial and education spheres. His role includes working closely with colleagues from across the business supporting the delivery of key priorities by developing insightful and analytical solutions that provide the right people with the right information at the right time.
Prior to joining GEMS, Hywel worked in the UK Civil Service and has 15 years of experience working in data and analytics in both public and private sectors.
Hywel has been recognised by his peers and was included in the 100 most influential people in Data & Analytics by DataIQ for 2021 and 2022, and was also shortlisted for Data Leader of the year in 2020. He also brings his experience in policy and strategy development, project management and research.