Carol Pinto


Carol’s experience spans various industries and sectors of specialization. She has been involved in the marketing and operations division for leading global brands such as Harvey Nichols - Al Tayer Insignia, Emirates NBD, JC Decaux and Martha Stewart Middle East. Her passion for continued learning and development caused her to move into academia in 2011. She has taught at the undergraduate and postgraduate level at several universities in the UAE. Carol is currently pursuing her doctoral studies from Edinburgh Business School and is particularly interested in the field of Organization Behavior. She also holds an MBA from Murdoch University and is a qualified Electronics Engineer. She has a certificate in Negotiations from Harvard University and conducts corporate training programs and seminars on various business topics.

During her stint in education, she has delivered a TEDx talk on the Future of Education and was the regional keynote speaker at the Ellucian Live Middle East conference where she discussed her views on higher education and the growing need for a radical shift in existing pedagogy.