Gordon StewartDirector of Technology & Transformation at Aldar Academies
Gordon Stewart leads Aldar Academies’ information technology department and manages business transformation initiatives in support of Aldar Academies’ purpose, promise and values.
Gordon started his professional career in the British Army before moving into the commercial realm, where he initially worked for an IBM dealership, supplying IT solutions to companies in England. This led to various project management positions with multi-national companies and fourteen years at KPMG in The Netherlands and USA – primarily on large multinational business process change projects. A move to GEMS Education, Dubai, in 2013, continued the focus on the adoption of world class business processes, enabling the digital transformation of services, and supporting school administrative and educational leadership.
Working with Aldar Academies since 2018, Gordon is now focused on supporting the schools in delivering a world class education, within a sustainable, innovative, and efficient operational business model.
Gordon has post-graduate qualifications in Computing and Business, including an MBA from ENPC (Paris). He’s currently studying for a doctorate in business administration (DBA) with the University of Liverpool, focusing on organisational change management related to the adoption of new business processes. He’s also a Chartered IT Practitioner and Member of the British Computer Society.