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The 2nd Annual Education Innovation Africa focuses on facilitating innovative partnerships that build sustainable and impactful education programmes across Sub Saharan Africa.

Alternative education models such as informal private schools, online learning platforms, skills-based programmes and alternative delivery models are contributing to the reach of education across Africa. However, sustainable finance and investment are required to increase the efficacy, reach and impact of these programmes. Under this year’s theme ’Delivering Impact’, the event will unite key education leaders at Ministries, Educators, Programmes and Edtech companies, together with Capital Providers at PE, VC, Impact, Development Banks and Corporate Programmes to find new partnerships and models that will provide sustainable and impactful education programmes across Sub-Saharan Africa. 
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Gregg Alpert

Pearson Affordable Learning Fund, UK
Director

Gregg leads programs in emerging markets to build affordable education ecosystems and conducts business development in Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America to increase PALF's investment pipeline. Gregg previously served as the program manager for Pearson’s global accelerator working with education technology companies in Silicon Valley. Prior to joining Pearson, Gregg worked with different education organizations focused on access, teacher quality and education reform. Gregg has an MBA from University of Colorado and a BA from University of Virginia.